English Blog, orthodox quotes and passages by Saints and Elders

Cancellation of Divine Liturgy, January 2nd 2021.

Please note that there will be no Divine Liturgy on Saturday, January 2nd 2021 at the monastery. On Sunday, January 3rd 2021 Matins will begin at 8...

In the new year that comes, do all for the glory of God... Saint John Chrysostom

Do all for the glory of God...

God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

Watch the video clip with the Christmas carol "God Rest You Merry Gentlemen" sung by the sisters of the monastery. 

Ο μικρός τυμπανιστής

Χριστουγεννιάτικο τραγούδι από τις αδελφές της Μονής

Άναρχος Θεός, Βυζαντινά Κάλαντα Χριστουγέννων

"Άναρχος Θεός", Βυζαντινά κάλαντα Χριστουγέννων τραγουδούν οι αδελφές της Μονης.  https://youtu.be/CQ8WWQNkWsI  

What Child is This?

Watch the video clip with the Christmas carol "What Child is This" sung by the sisters of the monastery.     

The Nativity of Christ by St John of Kronstadt

And in what humility has He come! He is born of a poor Virgin, in a cave, wrapped in poor swaddling clothes, and laid in a manger. 

Lyrics of the Greek Christmas carols in english

The following is a simple translation of the lyrics of the Greek Christmas Carols sung by the sisters of the monastery on the video. Good evening b...

What shall we offer Thee, O Christ

And we offer Thee a virgin mother.

Τί σοι προσενέγκωμεν Χριστέ...

Aκούστε τα κάλαντα που τραγουδούν οι αδελφές.  «Τί σοι προσενέγκωμεν Χριστέ, ὅτι ὤφθης ἐπὶ γῆς ως ἄνθρωπος δι' ἡμᾶς; ἕκαστον γὰρ τῶν ὑπὸ σοῦ γενομέ...

A Most Blessed 2020 Nativity Fast!

As the blessed period of the Nativity fast begins today...

The sarantaleitourgo and the miraculous rescue

There were once in a village, a group of men digging a mine. The cave sunk in and killed all those that had undertaken this expedition.