The Monastery currently houses six nuns accompanied by Father Elie, the founder, chaplain and spiritual father of the community.
With regard to the monastic order, the Monastery of the Transfiguration is a metochion (dependency) of the Simonos-
In addition to its main vocation, the Monastery of the Transfiguration also has a pastoral role in welcoming many orthodox lay worshippers who attend the church services every Sunday as well as on holy days and who receive spiritual teaching there.
|The French origins of the monastery
|The Athonite monasteries in France