Monastic Community of Enonkoski

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Enonkoski Monastery
The Holy Trinity Chapel in the monastery

The Monastic Community of Enonkoski is the only Evangelical Lutheran monastery in Finland. It is located in the village of Ihamaniemi in the Enonkoski municipality. The monastery building previously served as an old elementary school building. The monastery was founded in 1994.[1] There are currently no permanent residents in the monastery.[2]

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  1. ^ Kääriäinen, Kimmo; Kati Niemelä; Kimmo Ketola (2005). Religion in Finland: decline, change and transformation of Finnish religiosity. Church Research Institute. p. 72. ISBN 978-951-693-263-0. 
  2. ^ Pottonen, Heli (December 12, 2015). "Enonkoskella toimii Suomen ainoa luterilainen luostariyhteisö - kuvagalleria" (in Finnish). Karjalainen. Viime vuosina luostariyhteisössä ei ole ollut vakituisia asukkaita. 

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Coordinates: 62°10′08″N 028°48′32″E / 62.16889°N 28.80889°E / 62.16889; 28.80889