English Blog, orthodox quotes and passages by Saints and Elders

A little deprivation on earth will be recompensed in heaven by Elder Ephraim of Arizona

The allurements of the world and its pleasures will transform into eternal affliction and pain for those who delight in them, if they do not repent...

Elder Ephraim of Arizona on Love

Love is not stretching out your hand only, but giving your heart as well.

Elder Ephraim of Arizona - 2 Year Memorial

Elder Ephraim of Arizona - 2 year memorial  This coming Saturday, December 4th 2021, our sisterhood will solemnly commemorate the second anniversar...

Life after death by Saint John of Shanghai & San Fransisco

Limitless and without consolation would have been our sorrow for close ones who are dying, if the Lord had not given us eternal life. Our life woul...

The Sarantaleitourgon 2021 - Forty Days Divine Liturgies

"One of the holiest works, one of the best exercises of piety that we can practice in this world is to offer sacrifices, alms and prayer for the de...

Cancellation of Divine Liturgies-week of October 25th 2021

The Divine Liturgies of October 25th, 26th and 28th 2021 will not be celebrated. There will be celebration of the Divine Liturgy on Sunday October ...

Living a simple life by Saint Ambrose of Optina

Living a simple life is the best, don't think too hard about anything. Pray to God. The Lord will arrange everything. Don't torture yourself thinki...

To be Orthodox by Saint Justin Popovich

To be Orthodox means to have the God-man Christ constantly in your soul, to live in Him, think in Him, feel in Him, act in Him. In other words, to ...

The Spirit of Peace by Saint Seraphim Sarov

Acquire the Spirit of Peace and a thousand souls around you will be saved. Saint Seraphim Sarov

The union of your soul with God by Saint Amphilochios of Patmos

Do not ever pay attention to anything earthly and unstable. Strive for the union of your soul with God. Saint Amphilochios of Patmos

Monastery's Annual Feast Day 2021

Join us for the Monastery's Annual Feast day in the celebration of the leavetaking of the Dormition of the Theotokos honoring our Mother of God the...

We must beg the Panagia, who loves us so much... by blessed Gerondissa Makrina

Our Panagia has Christ not only as her Son, but also as her Beloved and her God. She has a mother’s love for Him, but also the love of one betrothe...