A Traditional Orthodox Women's Monastery
Orthodox Church in AmericaDiocese of the South

Special Monastery Invitation

The 6th Annual Feast Day Celebration for the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Monastery

Nativity of our LordIt is our pleasure to invite you to celebrate the sixth annual feast day celebration of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Monastery on Saturday, December 26, 2015. We will celebrate the Divine Liturgy with visiting clergy and the faithful.

Schedule of Events (all times are approximate):

9:30 AM - Reading of the Hours and Prayers Before Communion

10:00 AM - Divine Liturgy

12:00 PM - Reception / Luncheon at the St. Seraphim Retreat Center

Guest speaker Father Vasile Tudora – The Christian Family Suspended Between Tradition and Temptation.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP no later than December 20th. You may RSVP by calling the monastery at 903-498-4474 or by sending an email to nativitymonastery@gmail.com. When  you RSVP, please let us know how many children will be attending with you as we prepare special gifts for children.


Father Vasile Tudora

Fr. Vasile Tudora is native of Romania and moved to Texas in 2001. He has pursued first Medical Studies at the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine in Bucharest. Later on he responded to his call for priesthood and also pursued theological studies at the “Sfanta Mucenita Filoteea” Theological School in Pitesti, Romania.

In February 2004 he was ordained to the Holy Diaconate by His Grace Bishop Irineu from the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (ROEA), under OCA jurisdiction, and assigned to the St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Colleyville. In November 2005 he was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel (ROEA).

In July 2007 he enters the Greek Archdiocese of America under the omophorion of Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver and is assigned as Proistamenos (presiding priest) at the Church of St. John the Baptist in Euless, Texas.

He is married with Presvytera Mirela Tudora and they enjoy every minute of the time they spend with their 5 children.

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