Posts about Mount Athos

Pemptousia Partnership

Elder Elpidios of the New Skete, Holy Mount Athos

The ever memorable Elder Elpidios was the twin brother of the Holy Martyr Philoumenos, who was recently slaughtered in Palestine by Jews. His holy remains…

Nov 02, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Byzantine Iconography οn Mt Athos

Dr. Constantine Cavarnos The Protaton, the Monastery of Vatopedi and the Cretan School The Holy Mountain has been the great centre of Orthodox art since…

Jul 03, 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
Pemptousia Partnership

Announcement by the Holy Monastery of Vatopedi

Today’s verdict on the part of the Greek justice system has restored the honour of those who have been so unfairly treated for almost a decade. The Holy…

Mar 22, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Sunday of Orthodoxy at Vatopaidi

Highlights of the Divine Liturgy and Procession with the Holy Icons on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 2017, at the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi. Source:…

Mar 15, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Abbot Elisaios: “Mt Athos, Yesterday and Today”

Elder Elisaios, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Simonos Petras, Mt Athos, Greece, speaks on the tradition and the present of Holy Mountain. Source:…

Jan 23, 2017
This Week in Orthodoxy

Archons, Mount Athos, the UN and Great Lent

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”,  the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris….

Mar 18, 2016
Iconography and Saints

St. Mary Magdalene, the Hand that Brings Us Closer to God

  We arrived at the Holy Monastery of Simonopetra on Mt. Athos in Greece, and it was freezing out. It was the first day of Great Lent.  The monks…

Jan 19, 2016
Orthodox News

Remembering Harry Radliffe

The beautiful news is that in the Orthodox Christian Faith, we have come to know some of the most sacred places on earth.  The sad news is we lost an…

Dec 07, 2015
Pemptousia Partnership

Monk Anatolios Kavsokalyvitis (1862-1938)

Monk Anatolios Kavsokalyvitis (1862-1938), who displayed happiness “like a child.” When we look to the Holy Mountain of Mount Athos in Greece,…

Nov 30, 2015