A TRUE STORY  The Elder (Paisios) was in the front yard of his retreat when he was visited by one of his spiritual…
 Perfect obedience is this:  ( St. Dorotheos ) never allowed ( his disciple, Dositheos ) to become attached to any material objects. Dositheos took everything with…
  The venerable Saint Paisios the Athonite used to pray and commemorate the departed souls  The Elder related: “As soon…
Abba Sisoes at the tomb of Alexander the Great
02/07/2015
    St. Sisoes was renowned for his wisdom, repentance, his faith in God and particularly for his humility. Through…
Why God allows temptations
01/07/2015
    You are having a rough time… The deepest, the purest and most permanent benefit comes to the soul…
  In honour of the Apostles, whose Synaxi we will celebrate on June 30, the day after our celebration of…
    With what Crowns of Praise   With what crowns of praise Shall we crown Peter and Paul?... The…
After the fall man makes himself God
26/06/2015
    With the way that we think and the way we act, we, the Christians of today, ultimately become…
  Why do my prayers for help in my daily struggle remain unanswered ?    Often we ask ourselves, ‘If…
  “On one of my many visits to the elder,” relates a pilgrim,[1] “I had my son, Constantine, with me.…