CELEBRATION OF ST. GABRIEL THE ARCHANGEL FEAST DAY AT LEPAVINA MONASTERY
Hierarchical Divine Liturgy for the feast day of Archangel Gabriel was served on July 26, 2008 by His Eminence Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb, Ljubljana and All-Italy...
...and assisted by Right Reverend Archimandrite Fr. Gavrilo, Protopresbyter-Sta
ULTIMATE HUMILITY - IDEAL OF CHRISTIAN LIFE
A Conversation with Archimandrite Tadej "Sacred Fathers say - ideal of Christian life is not making miracles, healing the sick, or resurrecting the dead, but an ultimate humility"
In the summer of 1991 the Old man Tad
HOSTS OF HEAVEN, HEAR ME ...
Draw near to me O Lord, hasten to help me, bring my soul out of affliction and have mercy on me for I am in need of Your great and abundant mercies. Despise me not, O my Master, though my good works are as filthy rags and my virtue is comparable to d
The Elder Joseph the Hesychast (+1959) Strugles, Experiences, Teachings
It is only natural for noble memories to be recorded, so that they remain forever as glowing landmarks in spiritual history. This is the more necessary these days, when life is in a state of flux and rapid change so that the tradition
Let us follow the example of the Most Holy Theotokos - Homily of Patriarch Pavle
By His Holiness Patriarch Pavel
Source: Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raska and Prizren
"We have gathered in this monastery where our forebears, holy nuns, priests and the faithful have prayed throughout the centuries. Acco
THESE TRUTHS WE HOLD (Part XXVIII)
The Foundations of Christian Morals.
The Sermon delivered by our Savior on the Mount was preceded by two significant meet-ings, one with His secret disciple, Nicodemus (John 3:1-21), and the other with the Samaritan Woman (John 4:4-42). In His con
THOUGHTS AND HOW TO CONFRONT THEM (4)
12. Results of the thoughts.
When the thought ages inside us, we then become servants to attempt its accomplishment. Attempt is the attachment of a person to material items and his desire to obtain only these items. Thus, the person’s mind b
THESE TRUTHS WE HOLD (Part XXVII)
The Ten Commandments.
After the Exodus from Egyptian slavery (Ex. 14), the Children of Israel encamped at the foot of Mt. Sinai. Moses went up onto the mountain and there received from God two tablets of stone, upon which were written by God&rsquo
THOUGHTS AND HOW TO CONFRONT THEM (3)
9. Blasphemous thoughts.
In following, they attempt to infect the holy moments, such as those of prayer, and the Holy Eucharist, or by inplanting in our minds thoughts of blasphemy against God.
Thus, this vile and impure being adores the moment
THESE TRUTHS WE HOLD (Part XXVI)
Concerning one Baptism for the Remission of Sins.
Man becomes a child of the Church through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Baptism is the door to Christianity, the beginning of life in God. Baptism restores the image of God in man and bestows the