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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...

“My dear sweet Mother!”, Saint Joseph the Hesychast

All the saints wrote many praises to our Panagia. But I, the poor one, have found no words more elegant or sweet to describe her, than to cry out t...

Saint Joseph the Hesychast Feast Day August 16th 2020

Saint Joseph the Hesychast first feast day, August 16th 2020.

Rejoice, O unwedded Bride!

Rejoice, pillar of fire that guides those in darkness.Rejoice, shelter of the world that is wider than the cloud was.Rejoice, O unwedded Bride ! Fr...

The gateway to the Kingdom of God is the Cross...

[...] The Transfiguration of Christ is the preparation for the Cross. And the Cross of Christ is the starting-point of His glory as a person. With ...

Blessed feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord!

Thou wast transfigured on the mount. O Christ God, revealing Thy glory to Thy disciples as they could bear it. Let Thine everlasting light shine up...

Most Holy Theotokos save your people!

"Come, deliver us out of dangers, O pure Theotokos, since you are mother of deliverance, and of the peace which surpasses all human reasoning." Fr...

The purity of our Panagia, St. Joseph the Hesychast

I cannot describe to you how much our Panagia likes chastity and purity. Since she is the only pure Virgin, she wants and loves everyone to be like...

Commemorate your living loved ones-Paraklesis services 2020

"Most Holy Theotokos protect and save your people!"

Passing through many traps, Elder Ephraim of Arizona

Let us keep our eyes wide open...