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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Ἄξιόν ἐστιν ὡς ἀληθῶς…

The following are the Megalynaria that are chanted when the priest is censing during the Small Paraklesis and Great Paraklesis. Words cannot express the...

Hymns from Paraklesis

The following hymns are the Exapostilaria that are chanted at the end of the Paraklesis Service to the Panagia during this fasting period.  It...

Let Us Run to the Panagia

Hello, everyone! It’s been a little while since I have posted something, but I think today is an appropriate time to start again. Today...

Have God Always Before You

"If you succeed in having God always before your eyes," another Father says, "whether you are lying down to sleep, or rising from your...

Saint Anthony – “People Will Behave Like Madmen”

Abba Antonios said: "The time is coming when people will be seized by manias and will behave like madmen.  And if they see anyone...

Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian, Spiritual Father of Elder Paisios

Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian was the spiritual father of Elder Paisios and his family. Saint Arsenios had baptized little Arsenios (the future Elder Paisios)...

“Without Toil And Struggle Sanctification Doesn’t Come”

More Wisdom from Elder Paisios -Whoever is at peace in the material world and is not concerned about the salvation of his soul is...

“Contact the Heavenly Television Station”

Pearls of Wisdom from Elder Paisios of Mount Athos   - There are no people more blessed than those who have made contact with...

“Christ Has An Abundance of Spiritual Oxygen” – Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

"Christ is wholly love, goodness and consolation, and never suffocates. He has an abundance of spiritual oxygen." (Elder Paisios of Mount Athos) Elder...

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul the Holy Apostles – June 29

Today is the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, the Chief of the Apostles. Χρόνια πολλά! It's worth checking out the Epistle and Gospel...

Saint Gregory Palamas & Saints Peter and Paul

The following is from Saint Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessaloniki. Saint Gregory lived in the 1300s and is a very important Saint of the...

Saint Augustine and Saint Peter’s Confession of Faith

St. Peter, the fervent follower of Jesus Christ, for the profound confession of His Divinity: "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the Living...

From the Epistles of Saint Peter

The following is from the Epistles of Saint Peter the Apostle: - "Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all...

The Apostles Peter and Paul, Christ, & the End of the World

Given that in some segments of our society, we are constantly hearing about predictions about the date and time of the end of the...

The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

  Today I want to share something different from my few previous posts related to Saint Paul because of the feast day.   ...

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Antonios (Tony) Malitas of Philadelphia has passed away

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