Meeting of the Lord

Church of Serbia - 17/2/18 Forty days after Christ was born He was presented to God in the Jerusalem Temple according to the Mosaic Law. At this time as well His mother Mary underwent the ritual purification and offered the sacrifices as prescribed in the Law. Thus, forty days after Christmas, on the second of February, ...

Our Righteous Father John of Sinai, author of “The Ladder of Divine Ascent”

Church of Serbia - 18/3/18 St John Climacus of Sinai accepted the ascetical life from the age of about sixteen and was tonsured as a monk three or four years later. Then, at the age of 35, he isolated himself from the world and lived as a hermit for 40 years at a monastery church called ...

St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai Needs Your Help

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April 2015 Please DONATE HERE: St. Catherine’s monastic community is the oldest in the world. The current Monastery walls were built in the sixth century. Situated on the holy ground where Moses encountered God at the Burning Bush, Saint Catherine’s Monastery has, through the years, represented Orthodox Christianity’s tradition of sanctity to broader society (see below for ...

Mount Sinai Librarian to speak on “Manuscripts East and West

VILLANOVA, PA [OCA] - NOVEMBER 2014 Archimandrite Justin Sinaites, Librarian at the Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai on the Sinai Peninsula, will deliver a lecture titled “Manuscripts East and West” at Villanova University on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The lecture will be held in the Villanova Room of Connelly Center, 800 ...

St. Catherine’s Monastery on Sinai refutes reports about attacks on it

October 2014 In its official statement the Monastery of St. Catherine on Sinai has denied the reports by the Egyptian Christian media about attacks on the monastery and called them “irresponsible and false”, reports Romfea. Islamists did not attack the monastery and did not take the monks hostage, the message reads. It should be noted that about ten ...

‘Lights off’ plan aims to boost Mt Sinai visitor numbers

South Sinai town to turn off lights during full moon so tourists can enjoy moonlit climbs up Mount Sinai. Ahram Online 1/7/2012 Saint Catherine, a nature reserve and eco-friendly town in South Sinai, will turn off its light during the full moon in order to attract tourists to Mount Sinai. On the 13th, 14th and 15th of each lunar ...

Will this be the first time the world sees the Ark of Covenant? Leaking roof in Ethiopian chapel ‘will lead to relic being revealed’

By RICK DEWSBURY 4/12/2011 Ark contains Ten Commandments God 'gave' to Moses on Mount Sinai One holy monk is the only person allowed to see the holy box... ...but he'll need a hand carrying metre long wooden structure to new home A very British problem of a leaky church roof could be about to give the world the chance to ...

Greek Patriarch of Alexandria Pays Historic Visit to St. Catherine Monastery at Mount Sinai

Stella Tsolakidou 28/11/2011 76 years after the then Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa His Beatitude Meletios Metaxakis had visited the historic Holy Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai in Cairo, Theodoros II Primate of the Second Throne Church visited the Monastery on the day of his 57th birthday. The evensong doxology was attended by members ...