Tradition and Present


Place where time seems to compress and no longer wants to run its natural way, “All Saints” Bucium Monastery is a favorite place of great moldavian Fathers, who pound spiritual wounds of many generations of believers. All past 80 years, totaling an incalculable treasure of spiritual experience, Ieroschimonahul Postolache Hrisostom (1884 - 1979) or Protosinghelul Ieronim Gagea (1908 - 2001) are exponents of a pure monastic spirituality and the foundation for a tradition strong needed in monasteries around the city.

This tradition is a mark for the nowadays fathers, that offers grace, peace and love to the Christians that enters the gates of the monastery, under the protection of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Here,the life and prayers of the faithful old monks watch over the belivers from the height of feeling the God’s Word in the spirit of the Gospel and Christ carriers Holy Fathers, standards of monastic life.

Bucium Monastery monk dedicates his life to prayers,trying to combine in a humble way the God’s call with daily activities that are necessary to a proper management.
He knows the needs of the settlement, in which foster the  salvation togheter with his brothers, and participate in fulfilling the words of the Apostle: "... but with toil and torment I worked night and day" (2 Tes 3, 8). However, through prayer, the tasks becomes ways of sanctifing both time and space in which are developed.

The Bucium Monastery specific spirituality is carried on by the monastic community that counts 11 monks, led by Abbot Father, Irineu Balan Hieromonk, providing to the believers the particular relief  own by this place, that holds a distinct seat in the spiritual area of Iasi City.











Tradition and present


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