List of monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)

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The Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) is an Eastern Orthodox religious body in Ukraine, with 251 monasteries and convents in its various dioceses.

Autonomous Republic of Crimea[edit]

There are 22 monasteries one of them having a stauropegial status.

Dzhankoy Diocese[edit]

  1. Transfiguration Monastery

Feodosiya Diocese (2)[edit]

  1. Katerlez St. George's Convent
  2. Kyzyltash St. Stephen of Sourozh's Monastery

Eparchy of Kyiv (1)[edit]

  1. St. Paisius Velichkovsky's stauropegial Monastery

Simferopol Diocese (18)[edit]

  1. Annunciation male metochion
  2. Balaclava St. George's Monastery
  3. Holy Dormition and St. Anastasia's Monastery
  4. Holy Trinity Convent
  5. Inkerman St. Clement's Monastery
  6. Korsun Icon of the Mother of God female skete
  7. Mangup Mountain Annunciation Monastery
  8. Nativity of Christ male metochion
  9. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery]
  10. St. Anastasia the Great Martyr's male skete
  11. St. Lazarus of Murom's Monastery
  12. St. Luke the Apostle's Monastery
  13. St. Nicholas's Monastery
  14. St. Sabbas the Sanctifieds's Monastery
  15. St. Theodore Stratelates the Great Martyr's Monastery
  16. Sts. Cosma and Damian's Monastery
  17. Toplovskiy St. Parasceva's Convent
  18. Transfiguration male skete

Cherkasy Region[edit]

There are 11 monasteries.

Cherkasy Diocese[edit]

  1. Chyhyryn Holy Trinity Convent
  2. Krasnohirskiy Protection of the Mother of God Convent
  3. Lebedyn St. Nicholas's Convent
  4. Matrona's Holy Trinity Convent
  5. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Monastery
  6. St. Alexis the Man of God's Monastery
  7. St. Onuphrius's Monastery
  8. Transfiguration Convent

Uman Diocese[edit]

  1. "Hegumenness of Holy Mt. Athos" Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  2. St. George's Convent
  3. St. Panteleimon's Convent

Chernihiv Region[edit]

There are 12 monasteries.

Chernigiv Diocese[edit]

  1. Danivka St. George's Convent
  2. Domnytsya Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Monastery
  3. Novhorod-Siverskyy Transfiguration Monastery
  4. St. Lawrence of Chernihiv's Convent
  5. Yeletskiy Holy Dormition Convent

Nizhyn Diocese[edit]

  1. "Healer" Icon of the Mother of God female metochion
  2. Annunciation Monastery
  3. Entry of the Mother of God Convent
  4. Hustynya Holy Trinity Convent
  5. Krupytsky St. Nicholas's Convent
  6. Meeting Of the Lord female metochion
  7. Rykhly Desert St. Nicholas's Monastery

Chernivtsi Region[edit]

Chernivtsi and Bukovina Diocese[edit]

  1. "Gorecha" Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Monastery
  2. Boyany Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  3. Buncheny Ascension Monastery
  4. Entry of the Mother of God Convent
  5. Kolinkivtsi St. Vladimir's Monastery]
  6. Kulivtsi Holy Dormition Monastery
  7. Myrrh-bearers’ Convent
  8. Neporotovo St. Nicholas's Monastery
  9. Protection of the Mother of God Convent
  10. St. Anne's Convent
  11. St. Athanasius the Athonite's Convent
  12. St. John of Sochava's Convent
  13. St. John the Theologian's Monastery
  14. St. Panteleimon's male metochion
  15. St. Seraphim's Monastery

Dnipropetrivsk Region[edit]

Dnipropetrovsk Diocese[edit]

  1. "Holy Sign" Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  2. Ascension Convent
  3. Holy Trinity Desert Monastery
  4. Samara St. Nicholas's Monastery]
  5. Tikhvin Convent

Kamianske Diocese[edit]

  1. Protection of the Mother of God Convent
  2. St. Joseph's Convent

Eparchy of Kryvyi Rih[edit]

  1. Protection of the Mother of God Convent
  2. St. Vladimir the Priest-Martyr's Monastery

Donetsk Region[edit]

Donetsk Diocese[edit]

  1. "Joy of All Who Sorrows" Icon of the Mother of God female skete
  2. All Saints' male skete
  3. Holy Dormition female skete
  4. Iberian Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  5. Kasperivska Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  6. St. Basil's Monastery
  7. St. George's male skete
  8. St. John of Shanghai's male skete
  9. St. Nicholas's Convent
  10. Sts. Antony and Theodosius of the Caves' male skete
  11. Svyatohirsk Holy Dormition Lavra
  12. Turkowice Icon of the Mother of God female skete]

Horlivka Diocese[edit]

  1. Protection Mother of God female skete
  2. St. Sergius of Radonezh's Convent
  3. St. Stephen's Convent]

Ivano-Frankivsk Region[edit]

Ivano-Frankivsk Diocese[edit]

  1. Dukonya Holy Trinity Monastery
  2. Protection of the Mother of God Convent
  3. Uhornyky St. Michael the Archangel's Monastery]

Kharkiv Region[edit]

Izium Diocese[edit]

  1. Nativity of St. John the Forerunner male skete
  2. Pisky Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  3. Sts. Boris and Gleb's Convent

Kharkiv Diocese[edit]

  1. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery
  2. St. Michael the Archangel's Convent

Kherson Region[edit]

Kherson Diocese[edit]

  1. Annunciation Convent
  2. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery
  3. St. Nicholas's female skete

Nova Kakhovka Diocese[edit]

  1. Bizyukiv St. Gregory's Monastery
  2. Korsun Icon of the Mother of God Convent

Khmelnytskyy Region[edit]

Kamianets-Podilskyi Diocese[edit]

  1. Holy Trinity Convent

Khmelnytskyi Diocese[edit]

  1. "Life-Bearing Well" Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  2. Exaltation of Cross Monastery
  3. St. John the Forerunner's Monastery
  4. St. Michael the Archangel's female skete
  5. Transfiguration Convent

Shepetivka Diocese[edit]

  1. Horodyshche Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Monastery
  2. St. Alexander Nevsky's Convent
  3. St. Anne's Convent

Kirovohrad Region[edit]

Kropyvnytskyi Diocese[edit]

  1. St. Elizabeth's Monastery

Oleksandriya Diocese[edit]

  1. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery
  2. Theophany Convent

Kyiv Region[edit]

Bila Tserkva Diocese[edit]

  1. Rzhyshchiv Transfiguration Monastery
  2. St. Barbara the Great Martyr's Convent
  3. St. Mary Magdalene the-Equal-to-the-Apostles' Convent
  4. St. Seraphim's Monastery
  5. Sts. Regal Martyrs' Convent

Boryspil Diocese[edit]

  1. "Life-Bearing Well" Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  2. Ascension Monastery
  3. Holy Dormition Convent
  4. St. Michael the Archangel's Monastery
  5. Transfiguration Monastery

Kyiv Diocese[edit]

  1. "Comfort and Consolation" Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  2. "Kyiv Brotherhood" Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  3. "Listener" Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  4. Annunciation Monastery
  5. Deposition of Robe of the Mother of God in Blachernae Monastery
  6. Flor’s Ascension Convent
  7. Holosiyive Protection of the Mother of God Monastery
  8. Holy Trinity and St. Jonah's Monastery
  9. Kytayeve Holy Trinity Monastery
  10. Kyiv Entry of the Mother of God Monastery
  11. Kyiv Holy Dormition Caves Lavra
  12. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Tserkovshchina Tract Monastery
  13. Protection of the Mother of God Convent
  14. St. Alexander of Rome the Martyr's male skete
  15. St. Cyril's Monastery
  16. St. Michael's stauropegial male metochion
  17. St. Nicholas's female skete
  18. St. Olga the-Equal-to-the-Apostles' Convent
  19. St. Panteleimon's Convent
  20. Tikhvin St. Nicholas's Convent
  21. Tithe Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Monastery
  22. Transfiguration Monastery
  23. Transfiguration Convent
  24. Ven. Anastasia of Kyiv's Convent
  25. Zvirynets St. Michael the Archangel's Monastery

Luhansk Region[edit]

Donetsk Diocese[edit]

  1. St. Theodosius of Chernihiv's male skete

Luhansk Diocese[edit]

  1. Ascension Monastery
  2. Iberian Icon of the Mother of God female community]
  3. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Conven
  4. St. John the Forerunner's Monastery
  5. St. Olga the Regal Martyr's Convent

Rovenky Diocese[edit]

  1. St. Andrew's Monastery

Severodonetsk Diocese[edit]

  1. St. Elijah's Monastery
  2. St. Sergius of Radonezh's Monastery
  3. Starobilsk "Joy of All Who Sorrows" Icon of the Mother of God Convent

Lviv Region[edit]

Lviv Diocese[edit]

  1. St. Onuphrius's Monastery]
  2. Transfiguration Convent

Mykolayiv Region[edit]

Mykolaiv Diocese[edit]

  1. Pelahiyivka St. Michael the Archangel's Convent
  2. Sts. Constantine and Helen's Monastery

Odesa Region[edit]

Balta Diocese[edit]

  1. "Joy of All Who Sorrows" Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  2. Protection of the Mother of God and Balta St. Theodosius Monastery

Odesa Diocese[edit]

  1. "Pantanassa" Icon of the Mother of God male skete
  2. Ascension female skete
  3. Borysivka Transfiguration Convent
  4. Iberian Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  5. Nativity of Christ male skete
  6. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Convent
  7. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God female skete
  8. Odesa Holy Dormition Monastery
  9. Protection of the Mother of God male skete
  10. St. Elijah's Monastery
  11. St. John the Forerunner's male skete
  12. St. Michael the Archangel's Convent
  13. St. Nicholas's Monastery
  14. St. Panteleimon's Monastery
  15. Sts. Constantine and Helen's Monastery]
  16. Teplodar Resurrection Convent

Poltava Region[edit]

Kremenchuk Diocese[edit]

  1. Kozelshchyna Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Convent
  2. Pototsky Sts. Antony and Theodosius's Monastery

Poltava Diocese[edit]

  1. Exaltation of Cross Convent
  2. Mhar Transfiguration Monastery
  3. Velyki Budyshcha Holy Trinity Convent

Rivne Region[edit]

Moscow Diocese[edit]

  1. Korets Holy Trinity Stauropegial Convent

Rivne Diocese[edit]

  1. Annunciation Convent
  2. Ascension female skete
  3. Derman Holy Trinity Convent
  4. Horodok St. Nicholas's Convent
  5. Hoshcha Protection of the Mother of God Convent
  6. Holy Dormition Monastery
  7. Iberian Icon of the Mother of God Convent]
  8. Mezhyrich Holy Trinity Monastery
  9. Myrrh-bearers’ female skete
  10. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Convent
  11. St. Anne's female skete
  12. St. Barbara the Great Martyr's male skete
  13. St. George's female metochion
  14. The Synaxis of Twelve Apostles female skete

Sarny Diocese[edit]

  1. "Life-Bearing Well" Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  2. Iberian Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  3. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery]
  4. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery
  5. Volyn Icon of the Mother of God Convent]

Sumy Region[edit]

Kyiv Diocese[edit]

  1. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Glinskaya Pustyn stauropegial Monastery

Konotop Diocese[edit]

  1. Molchansky Caves Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Convent
  2. Sofronievo-Molchansky Nativity of the Mother of God Monastery
  3. St. Charalampias the Priest-Martyr's Convent
  4. St. Nicholas's female metochion

Sumy Diocese[edit]

  1. Okhtyrka Holy Trinity Monastery

Ternopil Region[edit]

Kyiv Diocese[edit]

  1. Pochayiv Holy Dormition Lavra

Ternopil Diocese[edit]

  1. Kremenets Theophany Convent
  2. Pochayiv Holy Spirit Monastery
  3. Zahaytsi St. John the Almoner's Monastery

Vinnytsa Region[edit]

Kyiv Diocese[edit]

  1. Holy Trinity Stauropegial Convent
  2. Pochayiv Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial female skete

Mohyliv-Podilskyi Diocese[edit]

  1. Beheading of St. John 's Monastery
  2. St. Nicholas's Monastery
  3. Transfiguration Monastery
  4. Holy Dormition Monastery
  5. St. Michael the Archangel's Convent
  6. Bar Icon of the Mother of God Convent
  7. Brayiliv Holy Trinity Convent
  8. Lemeshivka St. John the Theologian's Monastery

Volyn Region[edit]

Kyiv Diocese (2)[edit]

  1. St. Alexander Nevsky's stauropegial Convent
  2. Zymne Svytohirsky Holy Dormition stauropegial Convent

Volodymyr-Volynsk Diocese[edit]

  1. Myltsi St. Nicholas's Monastery
  2. Nyzkynychi Holy Dormition Monastery
  3. St. John the Forerunner's male skete
  4. Svityaz Sts. Peter and Paul's Monastery

Volyn Diocese[edit]

  1. Exaltation of Cross Monastery
  2. Mikhnivka Meeting of the Lord Convent
  3. Starosilye Holy Trinity Convent

Zakarpattya Region[edit]

Khust Diocese[edit]

  1. "Unexpected Joy" Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  2. Ascension Convent
  3. Holy Trinity Convent
  4. Holy Trinity Monastery
  5. Hrusheve St. Michael the Archangel's Monastery
  6. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Convent
  7. Protection of the Mother of God male skete]
  8. St. Elijah's Monastery
  9. St. Elijah's male skete
  10. St. George's Monastery
  11. St. John the Forerunner's Monastery (Bedevlya)
  12. St. John the Forerunner's Monastery (Roztoky)
  13. St. John the Theologian's Convent
  14. St. Michael the Archangel's Convent
  15. St. Nicholas's Monastery
  16. St. Panteleimon's Monastery
  17. St. Panteleimon's female skete
  18. St. Seraphim's Convent
  19. St. Sergius of Radonezh's Convent
  20. St. Simeon's Monastery
  21. St. Stephen's Monastery
  22. Transfiguration Monastery
  23. Uhlya Holy Dormition Convent

Mukachevo Diocese[edit]

  1. Entry of the Mother of God Convent
  2. Holy Dormition Convent
  3. Holy Dormition Monastery
  4. Kazan Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  5. Krasnohirskiy All Saints' Monastery
  6. Mukachevo St. Nicholas's Convent
  7. Pochayiv Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  8. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery
  9. Protection of the Mother of God male skete
  10. Protection of the Mother of God Monastery
  11. Resurrection Monastery
  12. St. George's Monastery]
  13. St. John the Forerunner's Convent
  14. St. John the Theologian's Monastery
  15. St. Mary Magdalene the-Equal-to-the-Apostles's Convent
  16. St. Panteleimon's Monastery
  17. St. Seraphim's Convent
  18. St. Vladimir the-Equal-to-the-Apostles' Monastery
  19. Sts. Cyril and Methodius's Convent

Zaporizhia Region[edit]

Berdyansk Diocese[edit]

  1. Holy Dormition Convent
  2. St. Ambrose of Optina's Monastery
  3. St. Michael the Archangel's Convent
  4. St. Seraphim's Convent

Zaporizhia Diocese[edit]

  1. St. Elizabeth's Convent
  2. St. John the Theologian's Convent
  3. St. Nicholas's Convent
  4. St. Sabbas the Sanctified's Monastery
  5. Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God female skete

Zhytomyr Region[edit]

Kyiv Diocese[edit]

  1. "Assuage My Sorrows" Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial Convent
  2. Athos Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial Convent
  3. Horodnytsya St. George's stauropegial Monastery
  4. Iberian Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial female skete]
  5. St. John the Russian's stauropegial male metochion
  6. St. Silvanus the Athonite's stauropegial male skete
  7. Zhytomyr St. Anastasia of Rome's stauropegial Convent

Ovruch Diocese[edit]

  1. Kazan Icon of the Mother of God Monastery
  2. St. Basil's Convent

Zhytomyr Diocese[edit]

  1. Chervone Nativity of Christ Convent
  2. Holy Mandylion Protection Convent
  3. Tryhirya Transfiguration Monastery

Sub-list of stauropegial monasteries[edit]

  1. Korets Holy Trinity Stauropegial Convent, belongs directly to the Russian Orthodox Church
  1. St. Paisius Velichkovsky's stauropegial Monastery (Autonomous Republic of Crimea)
  2. Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God Glinskaya Pustyn stauropegial Monastery (Sumy Oblast)
  3. Pochayiv Holy Dormition Lavra (Ternopil Oblast)
  4. Holy Trinity Stauropegial Convent (Vinnytsia Oblast)
  5. Pochayiv Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial female skete (Vinnytsia Oblast)
  6. St. Alexander Nevsky's stauropegial Convent (Volyn Oblast)
  7. Zymne Svytohirsky Holy Dormition stauropegial Convent (Volyn Oblast)
  8. "Assuage My Sorrows" Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial Convent (Zhytomyr Oblast)
  9. Athos Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial Convent (Zhytomyr Oblast)
  10. Horodnytsya St. George's stauropegial Monastery (Zhytomyr Oblast)
  11. Iberian Icon of the Mother of God stauropegial female skete] (Zhytomyr Oblast)
  12. St. John the Russian's stauropegial male metochion (Zhytomyr Oblast)
  13. St. Silvanus the Athonite's stauropegial male skete (Zhytomyr Oblast)
  14. Zhytomyr St. Anastasia of Rome's stauropegial Convent (Zhytomyr Oblast)

Statistics[edit]

Monasteries by region[edit]

  • Zakarpattia Oblast – 42
  • Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast – 25
  • Autonomous Republic of Crimea – 22
  • Rivne Oblast – 20
  • Odesa Oblast – 18
  • Chernivtsi Oblast – 15
  • Donetsk Oblast – 15
  • Chernihiv Oblast – 12
  • Zhytomyr Oblast – 12
  • Cherkasy Oblast – 11
  • Luhansk Oblast – 10
  • Vinnytsia Oblast – 10
  • Dnipropetrovsk Oblast – 9
  • Khmelnytskyi Oblast – 9
  • Volyn Oblast – 9
  • Zaporizhia Oblast – 9
  • Sumy Oblast – 6
  • Kharkiv Oblast – 5
  • Kherson Oblast – 5
  • Poltava Oblast – 5
  • Ternopil Oblast – 4
  • Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast – 3
  • Kirovohrad Oblast – 3
  • Lviv Oblast – 2
  • Mykolaiv Oblast – 2

Monasteries by eparchy (diocese)[edit]

  • Kyiv – 39 (Kyiv–25, ARC–1, Sumy–1, Ternopil–1, Vinnytsia–2, Volyn–2, Zhytomyr–7)
  • Khust – 23 (Zakarpattia)
  • Mukachevo – 19 (Zakarpattia)
  • Simferopol – 18 (ARC)
  • Odesa – 16 (Odesa)
  • Bukovina – 15 (Chernivtsi)
  • Rivne – 14 (Rivne)
  • Donetsk – 13 (Donetsk–12, Luhansk–1)
  • Cherkasy – 8 (Cherkasy)
  • Mohyliv-Podilskyi – 8 (Vinnytsia)
  • Nizhyn – 7 (Chernihiv)
  • Chernihiv – 5 (Chernihiv)
  • Dnipro – 5 (Dnipropetrovsk)
  • Khmelnytskyi – 5 (Khmelnytskyi)
  • Bila Tserkva – 5 (Kyiv)
  • Boryspil – 5 (Kyiv)
  • Luhansk – 5 (Luhansk)
  • Sarny – 5 (Rivne)
  • Zaporizhia – 5 (Zaporizhia)
  • Konotop – 4 (Sumy)
  • Volodymyr-Volynskyi – 4 (Volyn)
  • Berdiansk – 4 (Zaporizhia)
  • Uman – 3 (Cherkasy)
  • Horlivka – 3 (Donetsk)
  • Ivano-Frankivsk – 3 (Ivano-Frankivsk)
  • Izium – 3 (Kharkiv)
  • Kherson – 3 (Kherson)
  • Shepetivka – 3 (Khmelnytskyi)
  • Severodonetsk – 3 (Luhansk)
  • Poltava – 3 (Poltava)
  • Ternopil – 3 (Ternopil)
  • Volyn – 3 (Volyn)
  • Zhytomyr – 3 (Zhytomyr)
  • Feodosiya – 2 (ARC)
  • Kamianske – 2 (Dnipropetrovsk)
  • Kryvyi Rih – 2 (Dnipropetrovsk)
  • Kharkiv – 2 (Kharkiv)
  • Nova Kakhovka – 2 (Kherson)
  • Oleksandriya – 2 (Kirovohrad)
  • Lviv – 2 (Lviv)
  • Mykolaiv – 2 (Mykolaiv)
  • Balta – 2 (Odesa)
  • Kremenchuk – 2 (Poltava)
  • Ovruch – 2 (Zhytomyr)
  • Dzhankoy – 1 (ARC)
  • Kamianets-Podilskyi – 1 (Khmelnytskyi)
  • Kropyvnytskyi – 1 (Kirovohrad)
  • Rovenky – 1 (Luhansk)
  • Sumy – 1 (Sumy)
  • Moscow – 1 (Russian Orthodox Church)

References[edit]