Posts about Elders

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The Perspective of the Two Elders

It was a pleasure to see how Elders Paisios and Elder Porfyrios thought about each other. One of the monks said to Elder Paisios: ‘I’d like to talk…

Oct 09, 2017
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Put them behind you

Elder Iakovos Tsalikis   If anything’s troubling you psychologically, put it behind you. Our days should pass in peace and meekness. Don’t worry,…

Oct 01, 2017
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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
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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
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It’s difficult for young people to come to church (part 2)

Archimandrite Georgios Kapsanis († Former Abbot of the Monastery of Grigoriou, the Holy Mountain)   We have many examples of young people who’ve…

Sep 13, 2017
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It’s difficult for young people to come to church

Archimandrite Georgios Kapsanis († Former Abbot of the Monastery of Grigoriou, the Holy Mountain)   It’s difficult for young people today to approach…

Sep 09, 2017
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Elder Arsenios Spileotis (1886-1983)

Elder Arsenios Spileotis (1886-1983), fellow struggler for more than 40 years with Saint Elder Joseph the Hesychast ( 1897-1959) It is not easy to describe…

Sep 06, 2017
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Abbot Damascene: Genesis – Evolution under the light of the teaching of the Holy Fathers

Watch Now The teaching of Father Seraphim Rose about the patristic view of the creation of the world and its impact to the life of the modern man and Christian…

Aug 16, 2017
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In the hermitage of humility: the figure of an elder [7]

Moving on now to more theological issues, one day I asked the Elder whether God Himself really had to be crucified in order for us to be saved. Wasn’t…

Aug 02, 2017
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In the hermitage of humility: the figure of an elder [6]

Let me now mention some other teachings and advice the Elder gave. Regarding the so-called ‘enlightened’ laywomen who supposedly see revealing visions,…

Jul 28, 2017