ORTHODOX

«ΕΡΓΟΙΣ ΛΑΜΨΑΝΤΕΣ» ΗΧΟΣ Γ΄ΑΠΟΛΥΤΙΚΙΟΝ ΕΟΡΤΗΣ ΑΓΙΩΝ ΑΘΑΝΑΣΙΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΚΥΡΙΛΛΟΥ ΠΑΤΡΙΑΡΧΩΝ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΕΙΑΣ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ ΚΑΚΟΥΛΙΔΗΣ

The holy mountain: monks of Mount Athos – photo essay

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/jan/05/the-holy-mountain-monks-of-mount-athos-photo-essay The holy mountain: monks of Mount Athos – photo essay Mount Athos is the spiritual capital of the Orthodox Christian world, consisting of 20 monasteries and approximately 2,000 monks. Photographer Rick Findler visited the oldest surviving monastic community in the world by Rick Findler and Matt Fidler

Monasticism

The innermost spiritual sense of Orthodox Monasticism is revealed in joyful mourning. This paradoxical phrase denotes a spiritual state in which a monk in his prayer grieves for the sins of the world and at the same time experiences the regenerating spiritual joy of Christ’s forgiveness and resurrection. A monk dies in order to live, […]

Education in God,By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos

Lecture to Athens University students in the Hall of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece on the 2nd Sunday of the Lent 1989 (9th of April 1989).Education is a widely discussed issue in our days. The problem is that we have very much distorted views on this important subject. We hear various things […]

The life of Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian

The most Blessed Father Arsenios was born around 1840 in Pharasa or Varasio, the most important of the six Christian villages in the Pharasa region of Cappadocia. The now emptied village of Pharasa His parents were rich in virtues, and rather mod­est in material possessions. His father was a teacher whose name was Eleftherios (or […]

Miracle on Hope Street

The floors have just been shined, and the little white church dedicated to Archangel Michael in Tarpon Springs is about to get a new front door. Archangel Michael’s Church in Tarpon Springs, FL.