I - EGYPTIAN, SYRIAN & ETHIOPIAN MONASTICISM

By David Bird | Where monasticism began

Bahitawi, The Hermits of Ethiopia

“The bahtawi are an independent class of hermits who represent the anchoritic tradition – modern successors of St John the Baptist rebuking all …

ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOXY AND ITS MONASTIC TRADITION - Ecclesial Peace

THE ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND ITS MONASTIC TRADITION<p>Dom Colin Battell<p>Introduction<p>Pope John-Paul II in his apostolic letter, Orientale Lumen …

CHRISTIAN MONASTIC LIFE TODAY - Ecclesial Peace

1 - THE ORIGINS AND MOTIVATIONS OF MONASTICISM<p>From its inception, Christianity produced many who, while remaining fully part of their local parish, …

SEPARATED FROM ALL AND UNITED TO ALL by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: HERMIT LIFE IN THE CHRISTIAN EAST - Ecclesial Peace

[1] THE THREE WAYS<p>‘THE body is one and yet has many limbs, and all these limbs, though many, form a single body.’ (I Cor. 12:12) The analogy which St …

EGYPTIAN MONASTICISM - Ecclesial Peace

The current Coptic Orthodox Monastery of St. Macarius the Great [1] (video), which lies in Wadi Natrun, the ancient Scetis, 92 kilometers from Cairo …

ST PACHOMIUS: FATHER OF CENOBITES IN EAST AND WEST - Ecclesial Peace

PLAN<p>I. The Pachomian fire in straw<p>II. The Life of Pachomius<p>III. Rules & Organisation of the 'Koinônia'<p>IV. Pachomian spirituality<p>1) Double aspect<p>2) …

Prayer of Abandonment Charles de Foucauld

Father,<br>I abandon myself into your hands;<br>do with me what you will.<br>Whatever you may do, I thank you:<br>I am ready for all, I accept all.<p>Let only your will …

SAYINGS OF THE DESERT FATHERS - Ecclesial Peace

Abba Ammonas was asked, 'What is the "narrow and hard way?" (mt. 7.14) He replied, 'The "narrow and hard way" is this, to control your thoughts, and …

SHENOUDA III, PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA, ON COPTIC MONASTICISM - Ecclesial Peace

I want to tell you now about Coptic monasticism. Egypt is considered the motherland of monasticism. The first monk in the whole world was St. …

MONASTICISM IN THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH - Ecclesial Peace

by<p>H. H. Mor Ignatius Zakka I. Iwas<p>Patriarch of Antioch and of All the East<p>Als Gastvortrag gehalten am 07.02.1996<p>an der Universität Heidelberg<p>His …

COPTIC MONASTIC & LITURGICAL LIFE - Ecclesial Peace

3- The Epiphany or the Baptism of Christ In this feast, the liturgy of blessing the water is conducted, and the priest blesses the people by the …

HERMIT WITNESS: A MODERN COPTIC MONK & FR CHARLES DE FOUCAULD - Ecclesial Peace

THE MONASTERY OF THE SYRIANS AT WADI NATRUM (SCETIS) by Jimmy Dunn - Ecclesial Peace

THE MONASTERY OF ST MACARIUS THE GREAT AT SCETIS - Ecclesial Peace

<b>History of the Monastery</b><p>The Monastery of St. Macarius lies in Wadi Natrun, the ancient Scetis, 92 kilometers from Cairo on the western side of the …