Entrance of the Theotokos Skete
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese North America
Hayesville Ohio

The Entrance of the Theotokos Skete is a women’s monastery located in the peaceful countryside of Ohio, between Cleveland and Columbus. 


Established in 2001 with the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Maximos, and under the jurisdiction of the  Metropolis of Pittsburgh, Greek Archdiocese of America, life in the Skete centers on the Divine Services, prayer, and work.  Mother Theadelphi, the Skete's Superior, welcomes visitors.


Learn about our patronal feast, the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

Contact us to learn more or schedule a retreat!


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VISIT the SKETE . . .

  • Consultations
  • Prayer and personal solitude
  • Learn about Orthodox monastic life
  • 'Seek peace and pursue it...' (Ps. 34:14) 


Views from the Skete - 11/21/2017

Looking back to our founding, and looking ahead, these photos provide a sense of our way of life here at the Skete, and our connection to regional Orthodox parishes...

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Pilgrims and supporters join to celebrate the Skete's Feastday, with Mother Theadelphi and the Brotherhood of nearby St Gregory Palamas Monastery.