Saint Gregory Palamas and the Hesychasts (2nd Sunday in Lent)

Saint Gregory Palamas and the Hesychasts (2nd Sunday in Lent)

Pavlos Mouktaroudis   The second Sunday in Lent is devoted to Saint Gregory Palamas (14th century), a hesychast from the Holy Mountain and later Archbishop of Thessaloniki. Saint Gregory Palamas defended the hesychasts of the Holy Mountain who were being mocked and attacked by the person who expressed the spirit...

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The Importance of Friends and a Prayer Answered in Christ’s Way

The Importance of Friends and a Prayer Answered in Christ’s Way

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And when Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that He was at home. And many were gathered together, so...

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Why We Keep Repeating the Same Liturgical Cycle

Why We Keep Repeating the Same Liturgical Cycle

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And, “Thou, Lord, didst found the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of Thy hands; they will perish, but...

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The Outstanding Traditional Theologian of Orthodoxy: Saint Gregory Palamas

The Outstanding Traditional Theologian of Orthodoxy: Saint Gregory Palamas

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis   Saint Gregory Palamas occupies a very prominent position in the Church, which is why he’s honoured on the Second Sunday in Lent, immediately after the Sunday of Orthodoxy. In his person we recognize the outstanding teacher of the hesychast life in Christ, a man who continued...

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Saint Gregory Palamas

Saint Gregory Palamas

Georgios Martzelos St Gregory Palamas was one of the greatest patristic figures of the Church. In his teaching on the divination of man and his real participation in the uncreated energies of God, he expressed the essence of Orthodox spirituality, in contrast with the secularised theology of his age (14th...

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St. Gregory Palamas on the Dormition

St. Gregory Palamas on the Dormition

Are you celebrating the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary? Read some excerpts from St. Gregory Palamas on the Mother of God which reveal why we all love her so much. May we have her prayers and intercessions. With her ascension, the Mother of God joined the...

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