Posts about Mount Athos

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

A Conversation About God with Actor Jonathan Jackson & Dr. Norris Chumley

With thanks to Pemptousia, strategic partner to the Orthodox Christian Network, watch a fascinating conversation about God with Actor Jonathan Jackson…

Sep 22, 2015
Pemptousia Partnership

The Style and Ethos of Athonite Singing

By Fr. Iakovos the Athonite Once, when I was talking to an Elder who’d been on the Holy Mountain for many years (more than twice the number I had), he…

Apr 15, 2015