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Sts Elizabeth & Paraskevi feast day

On Thursday July 18 2019 at 5:45 pm, a vigil in memory of Saint Elizabeth the Duchess and Saint Macrina the Righteous, sister of Saint Basil the Gr...

Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself...

Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. (Mk. 8:34)“What does it mean to take up your cross? It me...

The Most Holy Mother of God prays for us

The Most Holy Mother of God prays for us ceaselessly. She is always visiting us. Whenever we turn to her in our heart, she is there. After the Lord...

As we enter the second week of Great Lent...

O Lord and Master of my life

Saint Patrick, Enlightener of Ireland

Saint Patrick, the Enlightener of Ireland was born around 385, in Wales. The district was raided by pirates when Patrick was sixteen, and he was on...

Θεία Λειτουργία και Εξομολόγηση στην Ιερά Μονή

Το Σάββατο 23 Φεβρουαρίου 2019, μνήμη του Αγίου Πολυκάρπου Σμύρνης, ο πανοσιολογιότατος π. Αθηναγόρας Ζηλιασκόπουλος, από Τορόντο, θα τελέσει την Θ...

How much we trouble about our health...

It is remarkable that, however much we trouble about our health, however much care we take of ourselves, whatever wholesome and pleasant food and ...

The value of humility

Abba Anthony said, "I saw the snares that the enemy spreads out over the world and I said groaning, "What can get through from such snares?". Then ...

A manger for the Newborn Lord

Make your heart a manger for the Newborn Lord.

Fear of God

A man obtains the fear of God if he has the remembrance of his unavoidable death and of the eternal torments that await sinners; if he tests himsel...

On Warfare with the Demons

My child, always be careful, both when you are happy and when you are sad.

Do not despair when you fall

Therefore, don’t despair when you fall, but get up eagerly and do a metanoia saying, “Forgive me, my dear Christ. I am human and weak.” The Lord ha...