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The Sounding Blog

Weigh Your Heart

Saint Macarius the Great is one of the monastic leaders of the fourth century. He was a disciple to Saint Anthony the Great. In studying the life of Saint…

Oct 18, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Holy Monastery of Iviron is dedicated to the Dormition of the Virgin

Monk Chariton of Karoulia   The monastery was founded in 980 by the Iberian noble and distinguished general John Thornic, who essentially enlarged…

Aug 21, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Holy Monastery of Chilandari (or Chelandari)

Monk Chariton of Karoulia   The monastery was founded at the end of the 10th century. In 1198 an imperial edict of Alexios III granted it to the Serbian…

Apr 27, 2017
Orthodox News

Petition to Protect St. Anthony Monastery, AZ

According to an article in the Florence Reminder Blade-Tribune, “Residents and pilgrims are opposing a new upscale subdivision on 236 one-acre lots,…

Dec 12, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Two Alaskan Monastic Communities on Spruce and Nilus Islands, Part 2

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Nov 26, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Two Alaskan Monastic Communities on Spruce and Nilus Islands, Part 1

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Nov 19, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Holy Protection Orthodox Monastery, Greek Monastery

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Oct 27, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, Serbian Monastery

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Oct 02, 2016
Orthodox News

Women’s Monastery is featured in the Frederick News-Post

There is a relatively new monastery for women in Maryland that was recently featured in the Frederick News-post. The Sacred Monastery of Saint Nina is…

Sep 20, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Hermitage of the Holy Cross

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Sep 14, 2016