Posts about monasticism

Pemptousia Partnership

Celibacy and Monasticism

George Mantzaridis, Professor Emeritus, Theological School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   Apart from marriage, which is the natural way of…

Nov 24, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Abbot Damascene: Holy Mountain

Watch Now “Athos is the motherland of orthodox monasticism in the world!”: In this part of his interview to Pemptousia, Archimandrite Damascene talks…

Aug 09, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Monk Nektarios Prodromitis (1808-1903)

Elder Moses the Athonite   He was born in the town of Husi in Romania in 1808, of God-fearing parents. Even as a child he was a wonderful chanter,…

Aug 03, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Abbot Damascene: Brotherhood of Monastery St Herman of Alaska

Father Damascene, abbot of St. Herman of Alaska Monastery, talks to Pemptousia about the history of the brotherhood of the Monastery and how the brotherhood…

Jul 21, 2017
Orthodox News

Atlas of American Orthodox Monasteries Eases Your Pilgrimage Experience

There are many amazing things to see in the United States: national parks, art and history museums, scenic vacations spots and Orthodox monasteries.  Yes!…

Jul 18, 2016
The Prayer Team

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 17, 2016

  12th Sunday of Luke St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 13:17-21 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 115.15,12 Precious in the sight of the Lord is…

Jan 16, 2016
Pemptousia Partnership

Celtic Monasticism – 2

“Other monks and nuns lived out their days alone….in small wood-and-mud huts; they kept a cow or two, and accepted gladly the gifts of an occasional…

Jul 11, 2015
Pemptousia Partnership

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
The Sounding Blog

A Thousand Years Are As One Day: Life on Mt. Athos

Long before 60 Minutes produced a documentary about life on Mt. Athos, some French filmmakers managed to obtain permission in the early 80s to take extensive…

Dec 07, 2014
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