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Saving an Ancient Cave Monastery in Georgia

Vardzia, July 10, 2014:  Vardzia is the cave monastery complex of the 12th-13th centuries in the valley of the Kura river, situated about 70 kilometers…

Jul 17, 2014
Orthodox News

Pravmir: Up to 500 Refugees Are Being Fed Daily for Free at the Athonite Metochion in Kiev

Refugees from the conflict in Ukraine are finding shelter with the monks in Kiev. Up to 500 Refugees Are Being Fed Daily for Free at the Athonite Metochion…

Jul 11, 2014
Orthodox News

Pravmir: Monks of the Valaam Monastery Shelter 116 Refuges from Eastern Ukraine

We recently shared beautiful photographs taken by the monks of the Valaam Monastery and stories of the spiritual pilgrimages made to this special place….

Jul 05, 2014
The Sounding

WATCH: Mount Athos “60 Minutes” Documentary

“60 Minutes” is a popular, long-form news show on American television. In 2011, the show’s producers were given a very rare opportunity…

Jul 03, 2014
The Sounding

The Door of Lovingkindness

Lately my mind has been turning back to the years of my life when I, my husband, and our two small daughters lived in the student housing complex at the…

Jun 28, 2014
The Sounding

WATCH: Spiritual Journey to Valaam Monastery in Russia’s Far North

Valaam Monastery is one of the most famous monastic settlements in Russia. It’s a place of beauty and spiritual retreat. In this documentary from…

Jun 26, 2014
The Sounding

Stunning Photos of Valaam Monastery in Russia

Located on the shores of Lake Lagoda, the largest lake in Europe, Valaam Monastery is a place of stunning natural beauty. It’s also one of the most…

Jun 26, 2014
Orthodox News

Christians in Mosul Face Extinction

Many news reports have described how Christians in Mosul (also known as Nineveh) are desperately fleeing their homes as the region is overtaken by the…

Jun 24, 2014
The Sounding

Did Saint Basil the Great Invent Monasticism?

There’s a popular belief about how monasticism came about, which tends to give Saint Basil the Great a lot more credit than he’d probably be comfortable…

Jun 08, 2014
The Sounding

Monastic Prayers and Sleep

From an NPR program: One particularly fascinating sleep fact that Randall reports is that the sleep rhythms of the human brain have fundamentally changed…

Jun 05, 2014
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