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Our Relationship with God: 8. Pride and despair

Very Rev. Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou)   We also said that those who are born of the spirit have a heart in which dwells Christ ‘through faith’….

Sep 25, 2017

Close to Christ and Far from Him

Archimandrite Ioïl Yiannakopoulos   A. Far from Christ. From today’s Gospel reading : ‘We’ve worked all night long and haven’t caught anything’,…

Sep 25, 2017

Metropolitan Pavlos: “Orthodox Christianity in Aleppo”

Watch Now  Still missing Metropolitan Pavlos of Aleppo speaks on Orthodox Christianity in his City. Source:     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX…

Sep 24, 2017

It’s the refuge

Elder Efraim Vatopaidinos   Our treasure, our hope, what is it? The Church, which isn’t there just to give us material things, though it does that…

Sep 23, 2017

Archbishop Basil of Brussels and Belgium (1900-22 September 1985)

Vsevolod Krivoshein, as he was in the world, was born in Saint Petersburg 1900. His father served as a minister and vice-president of the Russian government….

Sep 22, 2017

In the Prison of Târgu-Ocna

Fr. Constantin Voicescu   ‘No matter how bad pain is, it has no meaning other than the cleansing of the soul which longs for salvation’ (Valeriu…

Sep 21, 2017

Saint Eustace and his Companions

Saint Nicodemus the Hagiorite   The great martyr for Christ Eustace (Eustathios) was a solider of renown in Rome at the time of the Emperor Trajan…

Sep 20, 2017

Hieromonk Neofytos from Vatopedi (1876-3 April 1967)

Elder Moses the Athonite   Agathangelos Theokharoudis, as he was known before becoming a monk, was born in 1876 to his parents, Dimitrios and Anastasia,…

Sep 20, 2017

Saint David told Christ and He granted his wish

A miracle performed by Saint David on Evia and Elder Iakovos Tsalikis (Attested by Fr. Ioannis Niryianakis) At the hospital where I was working, a student…

Sep 19, 2017

Are There Virtuous Lay People in Contemporary World?

Watch Now  Metropolitan Athanasius of Lemessos explains why still exist saint people in today’s world. Source:     ABOUT…

Sep 18, 2017

Contemporary Virtuous Romanians: Father Ilarion Felea

Father Ilarion Felea (March 21, 1903 – September 18, 1961) How I love Your law, O Lord; It is my meditation all day long. (Psalm 118:97) The son of a…

Sep 18, 2017

Elder Paisios performed the operation for you this morning!

Nikolaos Koulouris, Professor of the Law Department of the European University of Cyprus describes the following event. In 2012, Stelios Kreouzos, who’s…

Sep 17, 2017