Abbot Elisaios: “Mt Athos, Yesterday and Today”

Abbot Elisaios: “Mt Athos, Yesterday and Today”

Watch now  Elder Elisaios, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Simonos Petras, Mt Athos, Greece, speaks on the tradition and the present of Holy Mountain. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of...

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Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta: “St Porphyrios, a Great Figure of Orthodoxy”

Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta: “St Porphyrios, a Great Figure of Orthodoxy”

Metropolitan of Atlanta, Alexios, speaks for the great personality of St Porphyrios from Kafsokalyvia. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned by SCOBA to create...

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

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 always fast strictly, and especially so during these first three days.  Of course their prayer life gives them the strength to...

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