Harvard - Transfiguration of our Lord

Holy Transfiguration
Greek Orthodox Monastery

Harvard, Illinois


Abbot Akakios
17906 Rt. 173
Harvard, IL 60033 
Tel: (815) 943-3588
Fax: (815) 943-3878

Visitor Info

Our gates are open from 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM, and everyone is welcome to visit. For visitation by large groups, we ask that you please call the Monastery before visiting. If you would like to speak with one of the monks, or if you would like to have confession with our priest-monk, we ask that you please call beforehand in order to schedule an appointment.
Due to lack of resources, there is currently no overnight stay available for pilgrims at the Monastery, but within 5 - 10 minutes away there is a hotel and a motel.
Amerihost Inn: Nation-wide: 1-800-434-5800 or in Harvard: (815) 943-0700
Harvard Inn Motel: (815) 943-5404

Pleasant Prairie - St. John Chrysostomos

The Holy Monastery of
Saint John Chrysostomos 

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Abbess Melanie
4600 93rd Street
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 USA
Tel: (262) 694-9850
Fax: (262) 697-1581

Visitor Info

The Monastery welcomes all visitors though advance arrangements are strongly recommended. If you wish to enter the holy grounds, the following guidelines must be observed:


  • Guests should be dressed modestly: men in long sleeves and pants, women in long sleeves, long skirts and head coverings.
  • Smoking is strictly forbidden.
  • Children must be supervised at all times.
  • Special permission is required to take photographs.