“60 Minutes” and “Behind the Scenes” Video of Mt. Athos [VIDEO]

A rare access to monks in ancient monasteries on a remote Greek peninsula who have lived a Spartan life of prayer in a tradition virtually unchanged for a thousand years. Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7363734n#ixzz1KZeq7lSi Recent Comments The Unbearable Essentializing of Being: Metropolitan Kallistos Ware’s Sorrowful… [13] Christopher Mr. Stankovich, I appreciate your loyalty to the priest […]

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!

Albanian: Krishti Ungjall! Vertete Ungjall! Arabic: Al Maseeh Qam! Haqqan Qam! Armenian: Christos harjav i merelotz! Orhniale harutjun Christosi! Byelorussian: Khristos Uvoskros! Zaprowdu Uvoskros! Chinese: Helisituosi fuhuole! Queshi fuhuole! Coptic: Pikhirstof aftonf! Khen o methni aftonf! Czech: Kristus vstal zmrtvy’ch! Skutec ne vstal! Danish: Kristus er opstanden! Ja, sandelig opstanden! Dutch: Christus is opgestaan! Hij […]

The Miracle of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem [VIDEO]

Source: OrthodoxyToday.org On Holy Saturday believers gather in great crowds in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. For on this day fire comes down from Heaven and puts fire on lamps in the Church. “The Miracle of the Holy Fire” by Christians from the Orthodox Churches is known as “The greatest of all Christian miracles”. […]

Pat Kirill: Paschal Message 2011

Source: Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church Beloved in the Lord archpastors, all-honourable presbyters and deacons, God-loving monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters! From my heart filled with gratitude towards God, I proclaim to all of you the great and saving news: CHRIST IS RISEN! With each year the Church […]

Abp. Demetrios: Paschal Message 2011 [VIDEO]

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Website Protocol 46/11 April 24, 2011 Holy Pascha The Feast of Feasts Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. (Romans 6:4) To the […]