Posts about Holy Mountain

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Recollections of Great Week on the Holy Mountain

K. Leontiev   The Great Week of the Passion arrives. And in honour of Christ, to the glory of God, human efforts become even more intense. The divine…

May 24, 2017
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Easter on the Holy Mountain

K. Leontiev   The asceticism in most of the Greek monasteries on the Holy Mountain throughout Lent, which is unimaginable if you’re unprepared for…

May 17, 2017
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Variations in the Spiritual Life (Teachings from Athos)

Even though we’re in the season of winter, we had a fine day yesterday, with lots of sunshine. We felt the weather had taken a turn for the better, and…

Nov 20, 2016
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How the monks on the Holy Mountain make kollyva

I.M. Hatzifotis Separate memorial services are not held for monks on the Holy Mountain. Together with the kollyva for the Saint, a small saucer of kollyva…

Oct 23, 2016
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The Monastic Life: The way of perfection

By Prof. Georgios Mantzaridis With the advent of monasticism, a special way of life appeared in the Church, which however did not  proclaim a new morality….

Jun 16, 2015