Monthly Archives: February 2019

Cancellation

Father Athenagoras will not be at the Monastery on February 23rd 2019 for confession. From the Holy Monastery Η ημερομηνία ελεύσεως του Π. Αθηναγόρα στην Ιερά Μονή για εξομολόγηση ακυρώνεται. Εκ της Ιεράς Μονής

departure-of-the-soul

How much we trouble about our health…

It is remarkable that, however much we trouble about our health, however much care we take of ourselves, whatever wholesome and pleasant food and drink we take, however much we walk in the fresh air, still, notwithstanding all this, in the end we sicken and corrupt; whilst the saints, who despise the flesh, and mortify it by continual abstinence and fasting, by lying on the bare earth, by watchfulness, labours, unceasing prayer, make both their souls and bodies immortal. [...]