June 2, 2018
Annual Open House in conjunction with the Cambridge Valley Ballon Festival
August 11, 2018
Annual Summer Festival including guest speaker, guided hike, tours, festival food, and more
September 30, 2017
All and the animals they love are welcome!
Annual celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis
Fall Retreat - October 07, 2017
Program group retreat, includes lunch, materials, and 3 conferences.
Dates to be determined
Join the Monks of New Skete as they share their philosophy on living with dogs.
December 03, 2017
Free Concert, Donations Welcome
St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble
Annual Open House
tour of Holy Wisdom Church
Nuns' Cheesecake Bakery tour
Dog Training Demonstration
Delicious baked goods baked by members of the chapel community. Plants and fresh cut flowers. Slices of the Nuns' of New Skete Cheesecake.
After the Open House, the Chapel Community move to the Village of Cambridge to take part in the "Taste of Cambridge" block party. Slices of the Nuns' of New Skete Cheesecake are available.
We invite you to be a part of the celebration at the Annual New Skete Pilgrimage.
Tour of Holy Wisdom Temple
Talk on Monastic Life at New Skete
Greek and Lebanese food available for purchase. Chapel Community Bake Sale. Slices of the Nuns of New Skete Cheesecake for purchase.
AM Festal Matins
PM Vigil with Healing Service
In Celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis.
Arrival begins at 2:00 PM, allowing plenty of time to enjoy the grounds, have a photo taken with one of the brothers and learn about New Skete. Blessing of the Animals Service is at 3:30 PM. Light refreshments of the season to follow.
All animals must be on a leash or in a secure pen at all times for the safety of participants and other animals.When not able to bring an animal, bring a photo of the animal or an endangered species in the wild.
2017 Animal Blessing Program
Your gift in honor of, or in memory of your favorite furry friend or other loved one.
Silence and Engagement
Silence: disengaging from my busy mind and engaging my "heart consciousness" of who I truly am.
During the retreat:
9:00 am Registration & Breakfast
9:45 am Welcome & Preview of the Day
10:00 am Morning Session w/ Sister Rebecca
12:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm Tersext
1:45 pm Afternoon Session w/Brother Stavros
3:15 pm Afternoon Session w/ Brother Christopher
5:00 pm Vespers w/ healing service
Full Day - $40 per person
Companions of New Skete/Chapel Community - $25 per person
Student/Limited Income - $20 per person
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Free Concert - Donations Welcome
St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble, Russia
All are welcome to join us for an afternoon of Russian sacred music, starting from ancient songs of the Orthodox Church to works of little-known, but remarkable composers of the XVIII-XX centuries, as well as famous masters - D. Bortnjansky, P. Tchaikovsky, P. Tchesnokov, A. Gretchaninov, S. Rachmaninov, I. Stravinsky and others.