After having prayed to the Holy Lord Jesus Christ his “prayer for one about to die”, Jesus came to him and told him thus. “Good and faithful servant! I heard your supplication and I will grant liberally what you ask
The Lives of the Desert Fathers contains the following story: A young monk once went to visit a spiritual elder, to whom he announced, “Some thief is stealing from the huts of the monks, and he also stole my possessions.
How To Pray Without Delusion By Elder John (Alexeev) of Valaam It is very sad to hear that the priests teach their spiritual children to imagine the Savior, or the Mother of God, or some Saint in the mind while
“At the time of his death, he prostrated three times towards the East and, with upraised hands, prayed to God to forgive and give eternal life to all those who would, with faith, call upon his name. At the end
I would quote from the Life of Saint Niphon, but due to copyright, I had to paraphrase. Whoever commemorates Saint Niphon, bishop of Cyprus’s name, with sincere faith in the Holy Body and Blood Jesus Christ, that person will see
A true incident which shocked and brought repentance to hundreds of people in the Russian Soviet city of Kuibyshev (modern day Samara), in the year 1956. In the city of Kuibyshev there lived a family: a pious mother and her
In a village of Romania there was no priest and the residents often went to the Patriarch with the problem in order to fill the empty spot. However the Patriarch did not have the means of satisfying the demand. The
The following is a story told by Elder Paisios about a man who was seeking to understand the nature of Divine Justice. The man’s elder sent him to observe life from a hidden place and here is what he saw.
Panagia Melikiotissa: The Icon Shot With 55 Bullets Half a century later, the inhabitants of Melikis in Imathia are reliving the miracle. It is a miracle of their Panagia, who saved the village and hundreds of souls from death during
17 March 2006, 14:40 The sign of the cross and Orthodox prayer are capable of killing microbes and change the optical properties of water – a study Moscow, March 17, Interfax – Scientists have proved experimentally the miracle-working properties of