Saint Peter the Apostle: A Great Personality – IΙ

Saint Peter the Apostle: A Great Personality – IΙ

Apostolos Glavinas, Professor   Information about the story of Peter after the Resurrection is scant and we have no real sketch of the course of his life and no fixed point to use for satisfactory dates. In the history of the Early Church, Peter again played a leading role in...

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Saint Peter the Apostle: A Great Personality – I

Saint Peter the Apostle: A Great Personality – I

Apostolos Glavinas, Professor   Peter was born in Bethsaida, close to Lake Gennesaret, where, along with his brother Andrew, who also became an Apostle, they plied the trade of fisherman, together with two other Apostles, James and John, the sons of Zebedee. In all the Gospel records he is first...

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The scene of the Apostles Peter and Paul embracing

The scene of the Apostles Peter and Paul embracing

There are in the Monastery three fragments of wall-paintings, whose origin is unknown. Two of these are from decoration of the Late Comnenan period, while the third belongs to decoration of the Early Palaeologan period. On the two earlier fragments, measuring 50 x 65 and 65 x 65 cm., the...

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The Price of Success

The Price of Success

The Price of Success It is possible that many of you have not heard of Dave Camarillo. His father had been a highly ranked Judo competitor and so from the age of 5 he was on the mat learning Judo with his dad and brother. By college he had made...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for January 16, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 16, 2016

  Veneration of Apostle Peter’s Precious Chains Acts of the Apostles 12:1-11 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. ABOUT THAT TIME, Herod the king laid violent hands upon some who belonged to the church. He...

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Responding to Paris With Peace

Responding to Paris With Peace

Responding to Paris with Peace, is how we should continually be reminded to act as Christians. Some letters from around the United States show examples of Americans reacting with words of compassion and calls for peace. One writer from California says, “So we won’t turn the tide of attacks from...

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