Human Tape-recorders

Human Tape-recorders

Saint Paisios the Athonite   Because of so much reading, people today have ended up as tape-recorders and their cassettes are full of superfluous things. But according to Abba Isaac, teaching without action is a ‘repository of shame’. You see, lots of people who are interested in sports read sports...

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How we should deal with difficult children

How we should deal with difficult children

Saint Paisios the Athonite   (A letter written by Elder Païsios to a family of firm believers who were socially and spiritually aware and in despair over the behaviour of their daughter) My dear brother, ‘Rejoice in the Lord’. With regard to the child you wrote to me about, I’m...

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Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint

Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint

Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint By COSTAS KANTOURIS Associated Press   SOUROTI, Greece — Thousands of faithful have made the pilgrimage to the monastery of St. John the Evangelist in a small town in northern Greece to visit the grave of the Orthodox Church’s latest saint,...

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