Posts about Fathers

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Dismissal Hymn for the Athonite Fathers (Deacon Dionysios Firifiris)

The memory of All the Saints who shone on the Holy Mountain is celebrated on the second Sunday of Matthew. The establishment of the common feast began…

Jun 26, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Our Blessed and God-bearing Fathers of the Holy Mountain

Metropolitan Nikolaos (Hatzinikolaou) of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki Honoring the saints is a fundamental element of Orthodox tradition and life. Through the…

Jun 23, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Kollyvades Movement and its Significance

The great teachers of the Church and of the Greek nation, Makarios Notaras, Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain and Athanasios of Paros, who lived and worked…

Jan 29, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Where Have All the Fathers Gone?

I seem to remember reading somewhere that at least one factor in the question of why young people join gangs was the absence of a father figure in their…

Jun 16, 2015
Be Transfigured

The Church – Protector and Shepherd

Before ascending to His Throne, Jesus commanded the Apostles to remain in Jerusalem to await the Holy Spirit. Before departing for his trial, Saint Paul…

May 25, 2015
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Charitable Works Abolish Death by St. John Chrysostom

A selection from a sermon by our father among the saints, John Chrysostom (On the Nativity, 55). The saint writes: is so great that they not only cleanse…

Jul 29, 2014