St Kosmas Aitolos Greek Orthodox Monastery

St Kosmas Aitolos Greek Orthodox Monastery

14155 Caledon King Townline South
Bolton ON L7E 5R7

For many years, the Orthodox faithful in Ontario had wanted to have a monastery nearby. In 1993, with the blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Sotirios of Canada and our Spiritual Father Elder Ephraim, Mother Superior Alexia and a Sister immigrated from Greece to make that dream a reality.

Together, they established St Kosmas Aitolos Greek Orthodox Monastery, a religious organization within the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto, Canada. St Kosmas Monastery follows the Cenobitic way of monastic life (“Cenobitic” is derived from the Greek word “Keenovio” which means “common way of life”) therefore consisting of common work, common meals, and common rest periods. The presence of an Orthodox monastery is a valuable asset to any area because it not only provides an exemplary way of living the Christian virtues, but also acts as a window from the past for all those who wish to see Christianity as it was practised in the days of the Apostles.

Telephone: 
(905) 859.2474
Diocese: 
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto and Canada - Ecumenical Patriarchate
Main Languages: 
Greek
Calendar: 
New Style (Revised Julian)