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Hiking the Holy Mountain – Tales of Monks & Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos – Book

October 18, 2017 Featured
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Olympus Press – 18/10/17 Contact: Cheri Rae (Cheri@TheTrailmaster.com) 805-845-7102 Buy a copy from Amazon Here: “On this amazing path we call life, we’re often compelled to change direction.” —John McKinney. Visit – www.thetrailmaster.com After writing thirty books about hiking, John McKinney, aka “The Trailmaster,” was compelled by extraordinary events to live through—then write about—an odyssey that […]

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TESTIMONY OF AN UNKNOWN MIRACLE OF ST. PAISIOS THE ATHONITE

September 6, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/9/17 A previously unknown miracle of the great St. Paisios the Athonite has been reported by Spyros Symeon, who himself learned the story on Mt. Athos, at the Panagouda cell where the saint himself had lived. The story has been posted on AgionOros: There was a couple in Athens that had a daily conflict. The […]

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DISPUTED ATHONITE STATEMENT ON CRETE COUNCIL SPARKS CONTROVERSY

August 10, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 10/8/17 A group of representatives from each of the 20 Athonite monasteries met recently to respond to the unrest that has arisen in the Church following last June’s council on the island of Crete that produced a number of documents, several of which have proved controversial. Their statement was eagerly awaited by many […]

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Life of Our Holy Father Sava I

January 26, 2017 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 26/1/17 Enlightener and First Archbishop of the Serbs (+1235) Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthew 6:33 He Serbian Grand Zhupan (Patriarchal leader) Stephen Nemanja had two sons, Stephen and Vukan; yet, he and his wife Anna desired, […]

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‘Orthodox Psychotherapy and Western Psychology’ – Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios

October 17, 2016 Featured News
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Holy Metropolis of Nafpaktos and Saint Vlassios – 17/10/16 In the Metropolis of the Patriarchate of Antioch – America, 2016, Second PaperOrthodox Psychotherapy and Western Psychology by His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios. (Lectures given by Metropolitan of Nafpaktos, Hierotheos (Vlachos) at the July 18–22 Archdiocesan Clergy Symposium, convened by Metropolitan Joseph […]

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RUSSIAN PRESIDENT AND THE PATRIARCH ON MOUNT ATHOS

May 28, 2016 Featured News

www.katehon.com – 28/5/16 Also Read: ATHOS ELDERS CALLED RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TO REFUSE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL VLADIMIR PUTIN MEETS WITH PATRIARCH KIRILL AT ST. PANTELEIMON MONASTERY (ATHOS) PATRIARCH KIRILL SERVED A MOLEBEN IN ST. PANTELEIMON MONASTERY ON ATHOS: On May 28th, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a pilgrimage visit to Mount […]

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MONKS OF KARAKALLOU WRITE CONCERNING JULY COUNCIL DOCUMENTS

April 27, 2016 Featured News

www.pravoslavie.ru- 27/2/16 Below is the first of six letters from Athonite monasteries regarding the Pan-Orthodox Synod to be translated into English: Letter from the Holy Monastery of Karakallos, Mt. Athos, regarding the Pan-Orthodox Council March 6, 2016 To the Venerable Sacred Community of the Holy Mountain In Karyes We embrace Your Reverend and All-Venerable in […]

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ORTHODOXY AS THERAPY

December 9, 2015 Featured News

http://impantokratoros.gr/ – December 2015 Protopresbyter Fr. George D. Metallinos Professor Emeritus of the Athens University “THE WAY” An introduction to the Orthodox Faith CHAPTER 3 If we wished to conventionally define Christianity, as Orthodoxy, we would say it is the experiencing of the presence of the Uncreated (=of God) throughout history, and the potential of creation […]

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PRIMATE OF THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH VISITS MT. ATHOS

November 5, 2015 News

On 4 November 2015, the feast day of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine arrived in the Russian monastery of St. Panteleimon on the Holy Mountain of Athos. The brethren met the Metropolitan at the gates; he proceeded to the main church and venerated […]

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PRIMATE OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH RECEIVES MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON PREPARATION FOR THE 1000TH ANNIVERSARY OF RUSSIAN MONASTICISM ON MOUNT ATHOS

June 19, 2015 News

On 17 June 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the members of the Commission on preparation for the 1000th anniversary of the Russian monasticism on the Holy Mountain of Athos. Taking part in the meeting that was held at the Patriarchal and Synodal resident in St. Daniel’s Monastery were […]

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GREEK GOVERNMENT TO ALLOCATE 1.3 MILLION EURO TO HOLY MOUNT ATHOS

April 21, 2015 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – April 2015 According to the Government Gazette (Greece), the Greek Ministerial Council has approved the amount of annual aid to monasteries on Mt. Athos, assigned in accordance with article No. 2 of the law No. 1166/1981, “On institution of annual grants to holy monasteries of the Holy Mountain.” The decision was made several days […]

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Three Prophecies on the Ukraine

March 28, 2015 Featured News
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March 2015 St Laurence of Chernigov (+ 1950) said: When a little freedom comes and they open and restore churches and monasteries, then all sorts of false teachings will appear; demons and secret atheists (Catholics, Uniats, self-ordained Ukrainians and others) will take up arms and fight against the Orthodox Church of Rus, its unity and […]

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Saint Sava I – First Archbishop of Serbia

January 27, 2015 Featured News

27/1/15 Saint Sava, First Archbishop of Serbia, in the world Rostislav (Rastko), was a son of the Serbian king Stephen Nemanya and Anna, daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Romanus. From his early years he fervently attended church services and had a special love for icons. At seventeen years of age, Rostislav met a monk from […]

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Patriarch John X : Athos is a prayer-rope for the entire world

November 5, 2014 Featured News

Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – November 2014 “At night when human voices, movements and tumult are clothed in stillness, enlighten every movement of my soul with Yourself, O Jesus, Light of the Righteous. At the hour when you give rest to the weary, O my Lord, let our thoughts of you be intoxicated with the sweetest […]

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St. Olga’s Convent in Lugansk damaged from shelling, sisters evacuated

July 16, 2014 Featured News

        July 2014 The holy convent reports: “Today, July 11, 2014, has been the most difficult day for our convent and for the city of Lugansk. “According to city residents, many civilian people have been killed or injured as a result of the bombing. Since 11:00, active shelling of the Lugansk regional […]

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The 10th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of Metropolitan Tikhon

February 16, 2014 Featured News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 16/2/14 It is with deep love and respect and heartfelt thanksgiving that we mark the Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, who was consecrated at Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery Church, South Canaan, PA ten years ago today—on February 14, 2004. He was elected to the episcopacy […]

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Elder Paisios the Athonite to be canonized soon

December 19, 2013 Featured News

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 […]

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Visiting the ‘Holy Mountain’ Athos in Greece

June 1, 2013 Featured News

The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos 1/6/13 There’s an autonomous region in Greece that’s home to the “Holy Mountain.” It’s one of the holiest sites for Orthodox Christians. About 2,000 monks live there. But anyone can visit, as long as they’re male. Reporter Matthew Brunwasser spent four days in Mount Athos, among the monks and […]

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Theft at Holy Mountain Grabarka

January 12, 2013 Featured News
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Polish Orthodox Church – 12/1/13 On the night of 8 to 9 January a theft has been carried out at Holy Mountain Grabarka. Someone or several persons broke into the church of the Holy Transfiguration, from which were stolen votive offerings. They were placed before Iverion Holy Mother of God icon.  Among others silver and […]

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Mt. Athos Presented At International Tourism Fair in Norway

March 11, 2012 News

By Fani Toli 6/3/2012 The Greek Holy Mountain of Athos was presented as a major tourism destination at the International Tourism Fair ‘Reiseliv’ in the city of Lillestrom of Norway, from the 2nd until the 4th of March. The presentation of Mt. Athos was held through the participation of the Municipality of Aristotle and the […]

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Searching for Women on Mt. Athos: Insights from the Archives of the Holy Mountain

February 15, 2012 News

By Ingka Athanasiadou 14/2/2012 It is ironic that one can find so much information about the lives of Byzantine women in the archives of Mount Athos, a holy mountain to which access has always been denied to members of the female sex. Although with few exceptions women never set foot on the Athonite peninsula, the […]

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