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"The Lord wants us to love one another. Here is freedom: in love for God and neighbor. In this freedom, there is equality. In earthly orders, there may not be equality, but this is not important for the soul. Not everyone can be a king, not everyone a patriarch or a boss. But in any position it is possible to love God and to please Him, and only this is important. And whoever loves God more on earth will be in greater glory in His Kingdom." (St. Silouan the Athonite, Writings, VI.23)

Silouan the Athonite icon, by Janet Jaime.

Saint Silouan the Athonite was born Simeon Ivanovich Antonov in 1866 to Russian Orthodox parents who came from the village of Sovsk. When he was twenty-seven, he left Russia for Mount Athos and became a monk at the Monastery of St. Panteleimon where he was given the name Silouan. Silouan was an enthusiastic ascetic, someone …

Saint Silouan and Inner Stillness

Saint Stylianos, protector of Children. Nice to print out and give each child at Sunday school

"Please Pray for our grandchildren, Saint Stylianos, protector of Children.

Elder Joseph the Hesychast

Elder Paisius of the Holy Jacob Tsalikis, Amphilochius Patmos, Ephraim Katunaksky and Sophronius of Essex

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St German of Alaska Greek Orthodox Icon

St Macarius of Egypt  /  Ο Άγιος Μακάριος, ο Αιγύπτιος.

The love and humility transfigure heart…St. Macarius Makarios the Great of Egypt

Archimandrite Justin Popovic (1894-1979) was a theologian, a philosopher of Eastern Orthodox theology, a champion of anti-Communism, and a confessor of the Orthodox faith in Serbia. He was widely venerated as a saint long before his official glorification on May 2nd, 2010. Here he holds a volume of the Lives of the Saints, which he translated into Serbian. (click pic to get to Troparian and bio)

Archimandrite Justin Popovic was a theologian, a philosopher of…

The visitation I want this icon

The visitation - icon

More than we can ever know the Hearts of Jesus and Mary overflow with joy at this reunion.

Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, Solemnity, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

St. Michael the Archangel #icône

30 Day Orthodox Challenge Day 18 – Your favorite Archangel For many personal reasons, I have to say Holy Archangel Michael. However, the other Archangels -especially St. Selaphiel- are also very close to my heart. O Holy.

St. Silouan the Athonite (Russian) - (1SI22)

An Interview With Elder Sophrony About Saint Silouan the Athonite of

Akathist to St. Ksenia (Xenia) of St. Petersburg (Orthodox Prayers to Find a Job, Spouse, or Home, to Save a Marriage, and for the Healing of Mental Illness)

Canonization of Saint Xenia of Saint Petersburg Saint Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg – born Xenia Grigoryevna Petrova s a patron saint of St. Petersburg, who according to tradition, gave all her possessions to the poor after her husband died.

Detail: icons of st. mary's church ard el golf , by Prof. Isaac fanous.

Detail: icons of st. mary's church ard el golf , by Prof.

The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elijah the Tishbite (July 20 - Feast Day)

Mystagogy Resource Center is an International Orthodox Christian Ministry headed by John Sanidopoulos.

Ορθόδοξα Ωφελήματα: Η συνήθεια του να αμαρτάνεις φέρνει θάνατο

Feast Day of St. Nektarios the Wonderworker of Aegina. Saint Nektarius is especially renowned for his healings of cancer for sufferers in all parts of the world. We celebrate this Saint on November

A beautiful icon of St. Sava, father and founder of the Serbian Eastern Orthodox Christian Church.

Sava, the first Archbishop of Serbia Order of St. Sava King Milan I of Serbia instituted this noble decoration named The Order of .

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