Hymns from the Service of Saint Nikiforos the Leper

Advice from the Holy Mountain is that in these difficult times we should pray to Saint Nikiforos the Leper, a saint who was canonized as recently as 2012. His Life is available on the web, at sites such as, for example https://orthodoxwiki.org/Nicephorus_the_Leper or https://www.oca.org/saints/lives/2016/01/04/205506-saint-nikephoros-the-leper. We at Pemptousia have therefore decided to provide a

Reflections on the Priesthood

Sometimes people ask me, “Why did you become a priest? Was it because of your father? Did you parents pressure you into following that path?” It’s an interesting question which I often think about, especially whenever I meet other priest’s kids, or PKs as we’re often called. Some PKs love