OCA Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery (Otego NY)

Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery in Otego, New York, is a stavropegial community of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA).

Fr. George Gula was assigned to this women’s monastery as chaplain from 1990 to 1994. Gula was later consecrated a bishop by the OCA and took the name Innocent.

In 2010 the abbess of Holy Myrrhbearers, Mother Raphaela Wilkinson, wrote an article about sexual abuse in the Orthodox church. The piece can be found here.