Holy Assumption Monastery
Orthodox Church in America

An Orthodox Christian Monastery for Women

From its home on the banks of the Napa River in Calistoga, California, Holy Assumption Monastery welcomes faithful pilgrims and visitors of all backgrounds.

Please use our website to learn about our community, explore Orthodox Christianity and its monastic tradition, and find out about events at the monastery.

Holy Assumption Monastery is part of the Orthodox Church in America's Diocese of San Francisco and the West, under the omophorion of His Eminence, Archbishop BENJAMIN. 

 

  • 14

    Jul

    Tuesday
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour and Panikhida
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
  • 15

    Jul

    Wednesday
    St. Vladimir
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour and Panikhida
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
    Fast: fish, wine, & oil
  • 16

    Jul

    Thursday
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour and Panikhida
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
  • 17

    Jul

    Friday
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour and Panikhida
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
    Fast
  • 18

    Jul

    Saturday
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour & Panikhida
    5:00 Vigil
  • 19

    Jul

    Sunday
    10:00 Sunday Divine Liturgy
    5:00 Vespers & Matins
  • 20

    Jul

    Monday
    Prophet Elijah
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
  • 21

    Jul

    Tuesday
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour and Panikhida
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
  • 22

    Jul

    Wednesday
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour and Panikhida
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
    Fast
  • 23

    Jul

    Thursday
    5:30 Matins
    12:15 Sixth Hour and Panikhida
    6:00 Vespers
    7:30 Compline
July 2020 Newsletter
The monastery's July 2020 newsletter is available! Read Mother Melania's monthly reflection and other updates. The monthly calendar may be viewed on the least page of the newsletter, or by chcking our online calendar, as modified by the service schedules posted on our Facebook Page.
COVID-19
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in keeping with Archbishop BENJAMIN’s directives, the monastery church is currently closed to everyone except the sisters. However, the faithful may receive Holy Communion and the grounds are open to visitors.
COVID-19 & THE VALUE OF LIFE: PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS (Part 2) (July 5 - Online)
July 5 Online Presentation Join us online for a talk from Fr. Spyridon Jajeh, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice, speaking about COVID-19 and the value of life
Live-Streaming Prayer Service: Divine Liturgy, 7/12/2020, Fr. Spyridon Jajeh presiding
Live-Streaming Prayer Services: a collection of most recent videos
Help to Build the NEW St. Nicholas House!

Please click here for project details or to make a donation.  Thank you!

The electronic updated edition of the Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries has been released by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA. The PDF file may be downloaded free of charge. The hard copy of the Atlas may be purchased directly from the publisher, Holy Cross Orthodox Press.
Con los elogios de la Diócesis del Sur, folletos, podcasts y textos litúrgicos están disponibles en español. With the compliments of the Diocese of the South, brochures, podcasts and liturgical texts are available in Spanish.
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