A Review of John McKinney’s Hiking the Holy Mountain: Tales of Monks and Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos, Greece by John G. Panagiotou

John G. Panagiotou - (OCP News Service) - 8/4/18 Buy a copy from Amazon Here: Visit – www.thetrailmaster.com Sometimes a book defies categorization or description for that matter. John McKinney’s Hiking the Holy Mountain: Tales of Monks and Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos, Greece does those things and more. At first glance, one would think that this yet ...

Elder Paisios: Passions and Virtues

www.orthodoxinsight.com - 1/7/16 The Holy Hesychasterion of the Evangelist John the Theologian in Souroti, Greece, has released the fifth volume in a series on the teachings of Elder Paisios of Mt. Athos.  As in previous volumes, this one is written in the question/answer format and contains the Elder’s wisdom along with colorful and practical examples from ...

The Meaning of Grace for the Christian

John G. Panagiotou - August 2015 As Christians, we are called to go into the world a little more sensitive, a little more different than when we arrive on this planet at conception. We are called to eternal life in the Kingdom of God with Jesus Christ and to lead others to that same destination. If ...

Elder Paisios Canonized by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

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Philip Chrysopoulos - 14/1/15 Elder Paisios has been canonized on Tuesday by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as he was unanimously accepted by the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church. As reported by the Ecumenical Patriarchate, he is now Saint Paisios and is added in the Greek Orthodox Church Hagiology. Saint Paisios the Athonite was born Arsenios Eznepidis ...

Elder Paisios Soon to be Canonized

May 2014 Agioreitiko Vima, a website with reference to the authoritative Greek Portal Hellas-Orthodoxy, reports that Elder Paisios will be canonized within the next months. Elder Paisios the Athonite (1924-1994), one of the greatest and most revered Elders of the Orthodox Church of our time, is well-known for his spiritual teachings. His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew announced ...

Elder Paisios the Athonite to be canonized soon

December 2013 Paisios the Athonite and other elders from Holy Mount Athos will be canonized soon, reports the AgionOros.ru ("Holy Mountain") website with reference to the authoritative Greek portal Hellas-Orthodoxy. Several months ago the same portal, with the reference to sources from Holy Mount Athos, was the first to publish the information on the impending canonization of ...

What’s In Elder Paisios’ Lucky Bread?

Christina Flora - 21/8/13 Elder Paisios of Mount Athos, a well-known Eastern Orthodox monk from Farasa, Cappadocia, had made a recipe for Lucky Bread and a disputed recipe is said to be going around. The recipe is supposed to bring luck to whoever uses it to make the bread but a number of variations are being spread so ...

ELDER PAISIOS THE ATHONITE COMMEMORATED IN GREECE

17/7/13 An annual memorial service in commemoration of the famous Athonite elder Paisios of Mount Athos (born Arsenios Eznepidis) was celebrated on July 12 in the St. John Theologian Monastery in Souroti, Greece, near Thessaloniki, where his holy relics rest. The service was headed by Metropolitans Nikodemos of Kassandra and Athanasios of Limassol. Thousands of Elder ...

Greeks Seek Strength in the Powers of Revered Monk Elder Paisios to Predict Events

GORDON FAIRCLOUGH 11/12/12 SOUROTI, Greece—Legend has it that nearly three decades ago, a bearded Orthodox Christian mystic visiting here made an unsettling prediction: Greece in the future would experience a "great disruption and confusion," followed by hunger and political turmoil. Believers say this grim vision of Elder Paisios, an ascetic monk who died in 1994, was actually a ...

Greek Police Smite Facebook Man for Taunting Orthodox Monk

Elder Paisios 25/9/2012 Athens. Police in Greece have arrested a 27-year-old man for hosting a Facebook page taunting a late Orthodox monk with a cult following. The police on Monday said the man was arrested on the island of Evia on Friday after the state cybercrime unit received “thousands of online complaints … from various countries around the ...