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Orthodox News

Fire Threatens Monastery and Saint Nicholas Ranch in Dunlap, Ca

The Rough Fire located in central California has consumed over 103,000 acres. Residents in many communities along its path have been evacuated, included…

Sep 10, 2015

Possible Monastery Evacuation Due to Wild Fire

Please pray for nuns of the Theotokos the Life-Giving Spring Monastery in Dunlap, CA.  Their monastery rests on the edge of King’s Canyon, which…

Sep 09, 2015
The Sounding

Video about Monasteries in Romania

Have you ever wondered why people become monks and nuns? In her graduation film from Coventry University, Brindusa Ioana Nastasa (Grapefruit Productions)…

Aug 25, 2015
The Sounding

Orthodox Monasteries: Living Examples of Humility

Teaching children the significance of their faith can be difficult.  I can speak of this after being one of those children.  We can all think back to…

Aug 18, 2015
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Saint Isidora of Tabenna Monastery

Very little is known about this monastic who chose the role of Fool for Christ, except that if she existed at all, she was one of the earliest recognized…

Jun 02, 2015
The Sounding

See One of Serbia’s Most Beautiful Monasteries from the Sky

You may be familiar with the Serbian monastery called Sopoćani, but I guarantee you have never seen it like this. In this short video, a professional…

Jan 22, 2015
Pemptousia Partnership

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: My Acquaintance with Elder Sophrony

Metropolitan Kallistos says that Elder Sophrony wanted his monastery to stay loyal to the tradition of Orthodoxy, but at the same time be open to the spirit…

Nov 28, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

Metropolitan Alexios: My Life on Mount Athos

His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta explains why he thinks of Mount Athos as his family. He remembers when he first went to Mount Athos, at the…

Nov 28, 2014
The Sounding

Life Lived Simply

When it comes to life simply lived, no one does it better than the monks and nuns of the Orthodox Church. Committing themselves to a life of prayer, askesis…

Nov 25, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

Celtic Monasticism, Part 1

By Hieromonk Ambrose Prayer of St. Columban of Iona “Kindle in our hearts, O God, The flame of that love which never ceases, That it may burn in us,…

Nov 19, 2014