Welcome to Saint Nicholas Monastery!

Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

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Bookstore HOURS for week of December 22-26th, evenings from 7pm till 9pm. During daytime by appointment

His Eminence, the Most Reverend

Metropolitan HILARION

First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox

Church Outside of Russia


Spiritual Father: Gerondas Stephanos

Chaplain: Father Nektarios


Upcoming Services Schedule:

Services will be held at 111 Evergreen Road, North Fort Myers, FL 33903. Please enter through the back side of the building.

In addition to Services scheduled below, there are daily services. Please call or email if you wish additional information.


4:00pm Vigil service



9:30 A.M. - 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 A.M. - Divine Liturgy

The Very Reverend Archimandrite Nektarios




 Please check here for postings of service times.


Saint Nicholas Monastery

All Divine Services will be celebrated at: 111 Evergreen Road / North Fort Myers, Florida  33903

Please enter through back door of building.

(239) 997-2847

Archimandrite Nektarios: 321-217-3177 Bookstore HOURS by appointment.

Gift Shop/Bookstore phone (239) 997-2847

Email: bookstore@saintnicholasmonastery.org




December 2014: His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, made an Archpastoral visit to Saint Nicholas Monastery for the feasts of Saint Savvas the Sanctified, and of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, the patron of the holy monastery. During his visit, he tonsured the Reverend Father John Vieages a Ryassophore monk with the name of Hieromonk Ezekiel. He also tonsured Artemy Amonette, Cyprian Craig, and Aristobulus Adams as Readers. Reader Cyprian was further elevated to Subdeacon, then Deacon, and on the Feast of Saint Nicholas was ordained a priest. Reader Aristobulus was elevated to Subdeacon. Father Deacon Christophe Lepoutre was ordained a priest on the feast of Saint Savvas, which permitted him to be chief celebrant for the vigil of Saint Nicholas that evening. Other clergy in attendance for this festive occasion were the monastery’s chaplain, Archimandrite Nektarios,  the Very Reverend Archpriest John Moses, the Very Reverend Archpriest Onouphry Keith, the Reverend Father Mark Rowe, the Reverend Father Vladimir Kaydanov, The Reverend Father Constantine DesRosiers, Deacon Denis Lvov, Subdeacon Mark Gajdos, Reader Paul Belchenko, Reader Alexander Peretyagin, and Altar Servers Dmitry Yusin, Georgy Yusin, Valeriy Melnichuk, Nicholas Rowe. Father Mark Rowe was awarded the right to wear the Gold Cross for his distinguished service to the church and his work with the Western Rite Deanery.








Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy for repose 

of founder of Saint Nicholas Monastery in Florida

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy

On August 30, 2013, the feast of the Holy Hieromartyr Myron of Cyzicus and St. Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Caves, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion led the Divine Liturgy in the Church of the Holy Prophet Moses at Saint Nicholas Monastery in North Fort Myers, Florida. The First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad was joined by Priest Benedict Simpson of St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church in Acworth, Georgia; Priest Mark Rowe of Sarasota, Florida; and Hieromonk Tikhon (Gaifudinov) of the Synodal Cathedral in New York. During the Divine Liturgy, Subdeacon Ignatius Lozano of St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Lockhart, Texas, was ordained to the diaconate by His Eminence.              read more >>


Monastery Life - Future and Recent Events

Christmas Letter

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Monastery Life - Future and Recent Events

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy for repose of founder of Saint Nicholas Monastery in Florida
On August 30, 2013 Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy for repose of founder of Saint Nicholas Monastery in Florida...

Christmas Letter 

December, 2013

My beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Glory to Jesus Christ!

When pilgrims come to Saint Nicholas Monastery, they are seeking an encounter with our Saviour, Jesus Christ, to become closer with the Lord. The world in which they live is often in ...
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 Schemanun Theodora-Amphilochia is now back at Saint Nicholas Monastery. She is in need of much care. We are grateful for all of your prayers, for the many volunteers who have helped us, and for the generous gifts that have made such a difference in the level of care she is able to receive. Please continue your prayers for Mother Theodora-Amphilochia.

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