Ebooks from the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi and Pemptousia through iTUNES and AMAZON

Ebooks from the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi and Pemptousia through iTUNES and AMAZON

Pemptousia is in the happy position of announcing to its reading public that henceforth you will be able to find and obtain many of the titles published by the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi and the ‘Maxim the Greek’ Institute in the form of Ebooks, through iTUNES and AMAZON....

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Byzantine Iconography οn Mt Athos

Byzantine Iconography οn Mt Athos

Dr. Constantine Cavarnos   The Protaton, the Monastery of Vatopedi and the Cretan School The Holy Mountain has been the great centre of Orthodox art since the fall of Constantinople. But art flourished on Mount Athos much earlier than that, as is shown by some icons and miniatures that have...

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Elder Ieronymos Simonopetritis (1871-1957)

Elder Ieronymos Simonopetritis (1871-1957)

Alexandros Christodoulou, Theologian   Childhood Years (1871-1888) Elder Ieronymos was born in the village of Reïz-Dere in the Krini region of Asia Minor in 1871 to poor but devout parents, Nikolaos and Maria Diakoyiorgis. The village was wholly Christian and lay five kilometres to the north-east of Alatsata and two...

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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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Visiting Mount Athos – Living the Miracle

Visiting Mount Athos – Living the Miracle

An Exclusive Interview with Hank Hanegraaff, at the second part of his exclusive interview at Pemptousia. Watch Now “I have experienced my miracle” mentions Hank Hanegraaff, at the second part of his interview at Pemptousia. He shares his personal experience about God’s intervention in his life and from his visit...

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Elder Elpidios of the New Skete, Holy Mount Athos

Elder Elpidios of the New Skete, Holy Mount Athos

The ever memorable Elder Elpidios was the twin brother of the Holy Martyr Philoumenos, who was recently slaughtered in Palestine by Jews. His holy remains are conserved imperishable in Jerusalem, exhibiting obvious signs of piety: a supernatural fragrance and the performance of miracles. The blessed divine passion was blazing in...

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The Holy Monastery of Chilandari (or Chelandari)

The Holy Monastery of Chilandari (or Chelandari)

Monk Chariton of Karoulia   The monastery was founded at the end of the 10th century. In 1198 an imperial edict of Alexios III granted it to the Serbian prince Stephan Nemanja and his son, who had both taken the habit at Vatopaedi as Simeon and Savvas. Since then it...

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Announcement by the Holy Monastery of Vatopedi

Announcement by the Holy Monastery of Vatopedi

Today’s verdict on the part of the Greek justice system has restored the honour of those who have been so unfairly treated for almost a decade. The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaid glorifies God for permitting those people to be vindicated. It can now continue its spiritual and charitable...

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Sunday of Orthodoxy at Vatopaidi

Sunday of Orthodoxy at Vatopaidi

Highlights of the Divine Liturgy and Procession with the Holy Icons on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 2017, at the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi. 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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Archons, Mount Athos, the UN and Great Lent

Archons, Mount Athos, the UN and Great Lent

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”,  the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines this week of March 18th, 2016. 50th Anniversary of Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle Holy Community...

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