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Sermon on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy and Life-giving Cross Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios 14 September 2020 On September 14, the whole of the Orthodox world rejoices as we celebrate the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: “Behold, through the cross joy has come to the world!” (Paschal prayer) Three historical ev...
Vigilance – the Wealth of Orthodox Asceticism Conversations with Archim. Zacharias Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou 3 August 2020 Question: Can you tell us a few words about negative and positive vigilance? Answer: Negative vigilance is when we resist the attacks of bad thoughts. As soon as they appear, we lift our mind to God ...
Prophet Elijah: Alone against all! Metropolitan Dionysios of Servia and Kozani † 20 July 2020 In the ranks of the Old Testament prophets, a special position is occupied by the Prophet Elijah, whose sacred memory the Church honours and celebrates today. In the New Testament, the name of the Pro...
Interview with Archimandrite Zacharias (part 2) – Prayer and the Divine Liturgy Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou 27 June 2020 Question: Saint Sophrony says that the Christian should have unceasing inspiration in his life. What does this inspiration consist of? Answer: ‘Those who are led by the Holy Spirit never cease going ...
Interview with Archimandrite Zacharias (part 1) – The Experience of the Holy Spirit Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou 25 June 2020 Question: Saint Silouan and Saint Sophrony speak repeatedly about the Holy Spirit. How do we experience the Holy Spirit according to their teaching? Answer: Everything begins from our faith in Christ...
Monastic Conversations with Father Zacharias (III) Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou 15 June 2020 Question: Can we offend God? Answer: Of course we can. Even from the beginning of the Bible, God says: ‘My Spirit shall not remain in them because they have become flesh’ (Gen. 6:3) and St Paul says,...
Monastic Conversations with Father Zacharias (II) Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou 3 June 2020 Read the first part here Question: How is unity acquired in a community? Answer: We must have all the brethren in our heart, no one should be absent, even those that may wrong us. Unfortunately we d...
Sunday of the Blind Man Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou 23 May 2020 Today’s Gospel reading describes the healing of a man born blind, and speaks about the Light of life, the Heavenly Light, Christ. God’s revelation occurs in stages as in last week’s Gospel. Both the b...
Monastic Conversations with Father Zacharias Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou 3 May 2020 Question: Why have they included marriage in the Sacraments of the Church, and not monasticism? Answer: Fr Sophrony said to me once: ‘Imagine that they do not accept monasticism as a sacrament of the...
The ‘Evyenios Voulgaris’ Scholarship Programme for Advanced Studies in Orthodox Spiritual Life and Theology 2020-2021 27 February 2020 Scholarship Programme ANNOUNCEMENT 2020-2021             The Saint Maxim the Greek Institute, with the support of the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi, is introducing the ‘Evyenios Voulgaris’ S...
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