English Blog, orthodox quotes and passages by Saints and Elders

A wish for the new year: towards eternity...

[…] Towards the eternity we step, my brothers. And now, another year has passed. We welcome a new year. What will it bring us? We do not know. We d...

Our sweet Jesus is born by Saint Joseph the Hesychast, monasterevmc.org

Christ is born, Glorify Him!

Let us celebrate, the Forefeast of Christ's Nativity!

O people, let us celebrate the Forefeast of Christ's Nativity! Let us raise our minds on high, as we go up to Bethlehem in spirit!With spiritual th...

Monastery's Nativity Celebrations 2021

COVID 19 UPDATE DECEMBER 31ST 2021 Due to the new government regulations as of December 31st at 5:00 pm, the monastery’s church will remain complet...

A Visual Tribute to Elder Ephraim of Arizona

A visual tribute to our Geronda, Elder Ephraim of Arizona, in remembrance of his blessed repose on December 7th 2019, made by the sisters of the mo...

The only hope of salvation by Saint Joseph the Hesychast

The only hope of salvation from the delusions and the heresies, the innovations and the traps of wicked people and of the devil is prayer, repentan...

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 ...