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Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture – September 15 – 2017

July 21, 2017 News
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SVOTS – July 2017 St. Vladimir’s Seminary 575 Scarsdale Road Yonkers, NY 10707 Dr. Alice-Mary Talbot will present the fourth annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture on our campus, Friday, September 15, at 7 p.m. Dr. Talbot is the Director Emerita of Byzantine Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, a prestigious research institute of Harvard University, located in Washington, D.C., […]

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The Church is not a human organization

February 13, 2017 Featured
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The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 13/2/17 The Church is not a human organization, but a Divine-Human organism. It is not a human corporation, but the Divine-human Body of Christ. The source of the Church is this God Himself. It is not men’s invention, it […]

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Elder Seraphim Rose: Orthodoxy is life

February 13, 2017 Featured
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The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 13/2/17 Orthodoxy is life. If we don’t live Orthodoxy, we simply are not Orthodox, no matter what formal beliefs we might hold. The martyrs gave their blood for the truth, and you are not able to live an Orthodox […]

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Declaration-Protestation against the “SYNOD” of Crete

February 4, 2017 Featured News
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Assembly of Orthodox Clergy and Monks – 4/2/17 Declaration-Protestation against the “SYNOD” of Crete (to be signed by whom it may comply with) (Draft to be allocated for signatures by other Churches) The “Holy & Great Synod” of the Orthodox Church was finally convened, after many decades of preparation, at Kolymbari, Crete, on the 19th-26th […]

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Faith, Hope and Love

January 16, 2017 News
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The Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 14/1/17 And now, finally, after all that we have said, there remain these three that bind and secure the union of all, faith, hope, love; and the greatest of these is love, for God Himself is so called. And (as far as […]

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This is what “salvation” means in Christianity

November 7, 2016 Featured News
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The Holy & Great Monastery of Vatopaidi – The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 7/11/16 For us Orthodox the unique and absolute goal of life in Christ is theosis, our union with God, so that man – through his participation in God’s uncreated energy – may become “by the Grace of God” that which […]

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KINDLY SUPPORT THE GREAT & HOLY MONASTERY OF VATOPAIDI

September 23, 2016 Featured News
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Holy & Great Monastery of Vatopaidi – The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos Dear All Kindly support the Holy & Great Monastery of Vatopaidi. The Monastery has endless demands upon its resources as well as countless souls pleading for spiritual and material support at a time of great difficulty in Greece and neighboring countries. It cannot […]

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The feast-day of St. Archdeacon Stephan celebrated in Belgrade

August 18, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- August 2016 The feast-day of the Translation of Relics of St. Archdeacon Stephan was marked by a Hierarchal Liturgy celebrated by His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in the monastery dedicated to this ecclesial event, Slanci, near Belgrade, which is a filial monastery of the Monastery Chilandar in Mount Athos. The Serbian […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM VISITS MOUNT ATHOS

August 13, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – August 2016 On the morning of Saturday, the 24th of July/6th of August 2016, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, commenced His already announced visit to the Agion Oros. The Patriarch was accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the Secretary of the Holy Synod, Archbishop Demetrios of Lydda, […]

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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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‘For Orthodox Unity!’ Russian Bikers Will Make Greece Tour an Annual Thing

May 17, 2016 Featured News
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  www.sputniknews.com – May 2016 Russia’s Night Wolves motorcycle club plans to make its ‘Holy Mountain’ moto-pilgrimage to Greece an annual event, club spokesman Vadim Strogov said at a press conference at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Athens Sunday. Members of the club, gaining renown in Europe last year due to controversyover their Moscow-Berlin tours dedicated […]

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ICON OF ST. NILUS THE MYRRHGUSHER GUSHES MYRRH IN HIS NATIVE VILLAGE

May 9, 2016 Featured News

  Mystagogy- May 2016 On the Saturday of Renewal Week, 7 May 2016, the feast of Saint Nilus the Myrrhgusher was celebrated brilliantly in his hometown of Agios Petros in Kynouria. He was born there in 1601. Following the Divine Liturgy, a procession with his wonderworking icon and sacred relic took place around the village, […]

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Belarusian Pro-life Documentary Presented in Serbia

April 18, 2016 Featured News

Nadezhda Filipchik – For OCP News Service – April 2016 Belgrade- Serbia: The documentary “Athos – pro-life! The legacy of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos” was presented on the 9th of April in Belgrade, Serbia. The documentary was filmed by the Belarusian journalists and on the request of the international movement called “For Life”. While […]

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Pro-life cross procession took place in Belgrade

April 11, 2016 Featured News

  Nadezhda Filipchik – For OCP News Service – April 2016 Belgrade- Serbia: On the 7th of April a third pro-life cross procession took place in the Serbian capital city of Belgrade. The event got the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbian Orthodox Church. The procession took place in the centre of Belgrade. […]

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LOST ROMANOV ICON RETURNED TO TSARSKOYE SELO

March 28, 2016 Featured News

Royal Russia – March 2016 An icon belonging to Emperor Alexander III’s brother, Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich (1850-1908), was returned to Tsarskoye Selo on 25 March 2016. Preserved in the Museum’s collection until World War II, the Icon of the Mother of God Quick to Hearken has been donated to the museum by Ms Gabriele Demming […]

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Fr. Georges Massouh: Holy War isn’t Holy

November 14, 2015 Featured News

Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – November 2015 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is.” (Mark 13:32-33) No one knows the hour when the end of times will […]

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The historical background of the monastery in Kolwezi – Congo (DRC)

June 5, 2015 Featured News
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Fr. Georgios Kuyumcoglu – June 2015 “History teaches us that it is from monasteries that sprang up all church missions, and that missionaries founded monasteries wherever they traveled.” – Archimandrite George Capsanis Since Orthodoxy is inconceivable without monasticism, in November 2006 the abbot of Gregoriou Monastery on Mount Athos, Archimandrite George, gave us a blessing-mandate: to […]

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Emmy Award Winning Actor Jonathan Jackson Visits Monastic Republic of Mount Athos

May 1, 2015 Featured News

Maria Sidiropoulou – OCP Delegate of Thessaloniki and all Greece OCP News Service – 1/5/16 Thessaloniki: The famous Emmy award winning Hollywood actor Jonathan Jackson made a pilgrimage to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos. He joined Orthodox Church three years back with his family on April 24th Friday 2015. He visited the Holy Mountain […]

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Founder’s Patron Saint-day of Holy Serbian Imperial Laura Monastery Chilandar

February 25, 2015 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 25/2/15 The founder’s Patron Sаint-day of the Holy Imperial Laura Monastery Chilandar, the feast-day of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher, was celebrated in Monastery of Chilandar on 19 February. According to the calendar, this feast-day should be celebrated annually on 26 February, but this year, because it falls in the first week […]

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The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos: the traditions of Orthodox people of Greece, Russia, Serbia, and Georgia

February 25, 2015 Featured News

St Thikon University – February 2015 As our followers know, in 2014 two new organizations opened at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University –St.Tikhon-Serbia and St.Tikhon-Greece, whose aim is to help the development of a friendship between Orthodox countries. Within this framework, on 3rd February the joint efforts of the Department of International Relations, and the Center […]

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Mount Athos Now Has its Own Smartphone Application

February 16, 2015 Featured News
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Philip Chrysopoulos  – Greek Reporter – 16/2/15 Mount Athos now has its own smartphone application. The user can download the free application that will remind them of religious holidays, days of fasting, Greek Orthodox feasts, while also provides all the information about monasteries. The application includes the old calendar, which is used at Mount Athos, and the new calendar […]

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