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

Special Nativity Monastery Invitation

Womens' Spring Monastery Retreat

Finding Balance in Our Lives

The sisters of Nativity Monastery invite all women to join us for a retreat to be held at The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Monastery on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
We also welcome our Guest Speaker: Matushka Jennifer Levine.

Schedule of Events (all times are approximate):

8:30 - Prayers before communion and hours
9:00 - Liturgy
10:30am - Brunch
11:00am - First Session
12:00pm – Questions
12:30pm – Break
1:00pm - Second Session
2:30 - Questions
4:00pm - Vespers

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 will be attending with you.

Finding Balance in Our Lives

Fr Sean Levine & Family

Matushka Jennifer Levine hopes to bring encouragement with the everyday struggles in life and to help women reframe the way they see themselves. Participants will engage in practical exercises as a way to help walk through their struggles and to work towards building meaning and joy in life.


Matushka Jennifer Levine has been married for almost 30 years to Fr. Sean Levine, an Orthodox priest and active-duty Army Chaplain. She is a mother and homeschooler for her two sons, Ethan and Andrew. She has a Master's of Science degree in Psychology and has worked with sex offenders, abused children, psychiatric patients, 'problem' public school children, and families. She has taught at universities, military installations, churches, women's groups, homeschool co-ops, and Scouting organizations.