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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Pilgrim to hermitages that belong to Sihastria Monastery

In Neamt County pilgrims and tourists will visit some of the most well known monasteries from Moldova region and Romania. One of these monasteries is Sihastria Monastery, an important religious settlement from the medieval era.
Sihastria Monastery is located in a place that impresses the pilgrim by the natural beauty of nature and the surrounding forest. This is also the place where some of the most well known monks lived and prayed: Father Ilie Cleopa, Father Paisie Olaru, Father Irineu Protcenco and Father Ioanichie Balan.
The monastery administrates four hermitages in Neamt …

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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
St Teodora from Sihla Cathedral, Neamt County

The Cathedral “St Teodora from Sihla” is located in the inner court of Sihastria Monastery and it’s dedicated to St Teodora that lived in Sihla Mountains and was canonized as a saint in 1992. The monks from Sihastria built this church with the intention to bring here the holy relics of St Teodora that are now in Kiev.
The construction began in 1995 with the help of Orthodox believers and pilgrims and ended in 2005. The painting of the cathedral is made in a fresco style and was realized by monks …

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[24 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Cell of Father Cleopa Ilie from Sihastria Monastery

You can visit the cell of Father Cleopa Ilie at Sihastria Monastery from Neamt County. Father Cleopa was one of the greatest monks that lived in modern times in Romania. His words of wisdom were listen by thousands of pilgrims that came to Sihastria Monastery. Since Father Cleopa left this world, the small cell where he lived became a place of pilgrimage.
The road to the cell begins right at the entrance in the monastery. You go near the old church from Sihastria Monastery and follow a sign that points pilgrims …

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[23 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Pilgrimages in Neamt County: from Sihastria Monastery to Sihla

Neamt County has the highest number of monasteries in the country and that’s one of the reasons for having so many possibilities for pilgrimages. The monasteries from Neamt County are also some of the oldest in Romania and they are located in places of rare natural beauty. The priests that lived here are famous in all Romania. For all these reasons pilgrims will have a special personal and spiritual experience when walking from one monastery to another.
These hikes between monasteries, that we also call pilgrimages, represent much more than just …

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[24 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Sihastria Monastery – Neamt County

Sihastria Monastery is located in the north part of Neamt County, at 22 km of Targu Neamt, on the road that goes toPipirig and Vatra Dornei. The secondary road that goes to the monastery it’s about 15 km, runs nearby Ozana river and crosses the valley of the brook called Secu. After 4 km you reach Secu Monastery and after another 3 km you’ll see Sihastria Monastery.
Address: Vanatori village, Neamt County, postal code 617500
Tel: +(40) 233 25 18 96     +(40) 233 25 18 97
Fax: +(40) 233 25 19 78
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