Kalogreon Monastery

HOLY MONASTERY OF SAINT KONSTANTINOS AND HELEN KALOGREON KALAMATAS

Where is

Kalamata near the Holy Metropolitan Church of Ipapantis of Christ. What is

Women communal monastery (40 nuns, Mother Superion Nun Vryaini).

When celebrating/celebrated

St. Constantine (May 21) and the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14).

Historical Data

Founded to1796 by monk Gerasimos Papadopoulos; nuns who taught in sericulture.

Icons

St. Constantine, founder picture. Usually kept in the Monastery and miraculous icon of Holy Mother Dimiovitissas.

Νoteworthy

Monastery associated with the social fabric of Kalamata huge social work and worked as Girls Orphanage. The highlight deaconship of Munich is the sericulture and silk production reputed species (see traditional song “handkerchief kalamatiano”).

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