Monthly Archives: September 2015

17 th Sunday after Pentecost – Elevation of the Holy Cross

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St. John Chrysostomos-Very few have come here today. Whatever is the reason?

On the Respect Due to the Church of God and to the Sacred Mysteries Very few have come here today. Whatever is the reason? We celebrated the Feast of the Martyrs, and nobody comes? The length of the road makes … Continue reading

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The Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God

The Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary: The Most Holy Virgin Mary was born at a time when people had reached such a degree of moral decay that it seemed altogether impossible to restore them. … Continue reading

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The Elder and the Atheist…

One morning, the Elder (Geronda) Epiphanios Theodoropoulos was in a conversation with 2-3 visitors at his home. One of them was an ideological atheist and a communist.  Suddenly, someone from outside came rushing in, and informed them that the city … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Church’s Year

The first day of the Church New Year is also called the beginning of the Indiction. The term Indiction comes from a Latin word meaning, “to impose.” It was originally applied to the imposition of taxes in Egypt. The first … Continue reading

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15 th Sunday after Pentecost

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The Spiritual Life Is Something That Someone Else Gives To Us

By Archimandrite Aimilianos of Simonopetra A basic condition for the spiritual life is that we should understand that, on our own, we can do absolutely nothing. No matter how hard we try, the spiritual life is something that someone else … Continue reading

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