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Christ and the Social Problem

† Archimandrite Georgios Kapsanis, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Gregoriou   The more that people are cleansed of the passions, the greater their…

Dec 13, 2017
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It has to find its way

Saint Basil the Great   From our first steps in life, the soul must be brought to the performance of every kind of good work, when it’s still pliable,…

Dec 10, 2017
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They feel alone

Elder Tadej Vitovničk   There are times when people despair and lose heart, which, in its own way, is a kind of pride. If people love the things…

Nov 29, 2017
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The Good of Our Soul

Saint Isaac the Syrian   It takes a great struggle, because the passions are very powerful. But by God’s grace those who are courageous and fight…

Nov 25, 2017
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On Not Despairing

Saint Amfilokhios Bishop of Iconium Saint Amfilokhios’ feast day is the 23rd November There was another brother who, after sinning, repented and then…

Nov 23, 2017
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It doesn’t protest

A wicked conscience is when people transgress God’s moral law, living in order to impose their own will, which is whatever their ego dictates. The conscience…

Oct 30, 2017
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It’s the same

Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou   We should also note that we priests often lose the wonderful entry into the presence of God at the Holy Sacrament…

Oct 24, 2017
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The result of judging others

Saint John of the Ladder   Listen to me, listen to me all you bad judges of other people’s sins. Because if it’s true- and it really is- that…

Oct 22, 2017
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The weight will be lifted

When you feel a persistent weight or you’re tormented by lack of faith, you should know that the enemy has taken his seat in your heart and is making…

Oct 18, 2017
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Saint Isaak the Syrian and the Wisdom of his Ascetical Homilies

Feast day: 28 September Not much can be stated with certainty about the life of Saint Isaak. He is believed to have been born in Beth Qatrye (‘region…

Sep 30, 2017