English Blog, orthodox quotes and passages by Saints and Elders

Saint Thekla intercede for us!

[...] O comely virgin Thekla glory of martyred women, I cry to thee: Do thou, by the God pleasing prayers, heal my soul of it’s bitter wounds and ...

Saint Thekla's feast day 2020

From the feast day of Saint Thekla's at the monastery. 

Blessed Feast day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross!

On this day we observe a strict fast, abstaining from meat, fish, eggs, dairy products and oil. May the Holy Cross of our Lord protect us & ...

O most honorable and Life-creating Cross of the Lord, become for us, the deliverance from eternal death!

Rejoice, life-giving Cross of the Lord, thou never-conquered battle-trophy of piety,support and staff of the faithful,the wall surrounding the Chur...

Vigil for the Nativity of the Theotokos at monasterevmc.org 2020

 Most Holy Theotokos save us!

Come, all you faithful, let us run to the Virgin!

Come, all you faithful, let us run to the Virgin! For, behold, today she is born, who was foreordained before the womb, as the Mother of our God, ...

Worship the Father in spirit and truth

But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship...

Monastery's Annual Feast Day 2020

Join us in the celebration of the leavetaking of the Dormition of the Theotokos honoring our Mother of God the Consolatory Saturday August 22nd 20...

Monastery's Annual Feast Day 2020

Join us in the celebration of the leavetaking of the Dormition of the Theotokos honoring our Mother of God the Consolatory Saturday August 22nd 20...

Blessed Feast of the Dormition!

Neither the tomb, nor death could hold the Theotokos, who is constant in prayer and our firm hope in her intercessions. For being the Mother of Lif...

Let us imitate our Most Holy Mother of God by Elder Ephraim of Arizona

Let us imitate our Most Holy Mother of God by Elder Ephraim of Arizona

Let us imitate her direct obedience, her endearing humility, her secret, internal, spiritual effort, her ardent prayer, the constant watchfulness w...