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Patriarchal Stavropegic Monastery of St. John the Baptist

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The Patriarchal Stavropegic Monastery of St John the Baptist is a monastic community for both men and women, directly under the Ecumenical Patriarchate. It is located in Tolleshunt Knights, near Maldon, Essex, in England, and is the oldest Orthodox religious community in the UK.


The religious community was founded in 1958 by Elder Sophrony,[1] under the jurisdiction of Metropolitan Anthony, Metropolitan of Sourozh and ruling Russian bishop in England, with six monastics from a number of nations; soon after, in 1965, the Monastery moved under the direct jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

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  • Yulia over 1 year ago
    is it possible to contact them by e-mail, or only by phone?
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