ORTHODOX MONASTICISM : THEORY AND PRACTICE

By David Bird | This is the third in a series on monastic life, described for you by those who live it. There is nothing more fascinating than Orthodox monasticism.

THE METOCHION: A REFUGE FOR MEN IN DISTRESS BELONGING TO ST ELIZABETH'S CONVENT, MINSK. - Ecclesial Peace

The church of the Metochion & metochion buildings<p><i>A person who had nowhere to live, will have shelter and refuge here; a person who was dying from</i> …

FATHER SOPHRONY AND RENEWAL - Ecclesial Peace

my source: Eastern Catholic Spiritual Renewal<p>We have all been given a unique calling as Christians. Sometimes we lose sight of this calling and at …

SAINT SILUAN OF MOUNT ATHOS - Ecclesial Peace

Schema-monk Siluan of Mt. Athos (his secular name was Semyon Ivanovich Antonov) was born in 1866 in the village of Shov, Lebedinsk region of the …

SAINT SILOUAN AND UNIVERSAL SALVATION - Ecclesial Peace

Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia analyzes the soteriology of St Silouan the Athonite. Identifying the similar sense of cosmic unity found both in …

THE SPIRITUAL FATHER IN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware - Ecclesial Peace

<b>source: Orthodox Christian Information Centre</b><p>One who climbs a mountain for the first time needs to follow a known route; and he needs to have with …

SAINT THEODORE THE STUDITE AND EASTERN MONASTIC THEOLOGY by Fr John Meyendorff - Ecclesial Peace

Theodore was in the ninth century both the model and the ideologist of the rigorist monastic party which played a decisive role in the entire life of …

CHOOSING REPENTANCE AS A WAY OF LIFE by Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev - Ecclesial Peace

<b>Importance of Monasticism for Orthodoxy Today</b> – paper presented by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the round table of 4th International …

MONASTIC LIFE AND PRAYER by Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev - Ecclesial Peace

http://en.hilarion.orthodoxia.org/6_21<p>PRAYER AND SILENCE<p>‘...When you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father Who is in …

ORTHODOX EUCHARISTIC THEOLOGY AND DEVOTION by METROPOLITAN HILARION ALFEYEV - Ecclesial Peace

<b>Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Head of the DECR,</b><p><b>To the 50th International Eucharistic Congress</b><p><b>The Eucharist: Communion with Christ</b> …

ORTHODOX REFLECTIONS ON MONASTICISM - Ecclesial Peace

THE CHARISM OF DISCERNMENT<p>my source: Orthodox Monk<p>A reader posted the following comment in the last post: "This is what St John of Sinai had: a very …

STEP TO THE STARS: THE MONASTERY OF VALAAM IN SEVEN VIDEOS plus ONE OF CHANT - Ecclesial Peace

FIVE EXCELLENT VIDEOS ON MOUNT ATHOS - Ecclesial Peace

Mount Athos Home Page - Athos Map

Mount Athos is situated in the entire third, eastern and most beautiful peninsula of Halkidiki, called the peninsula of Athos. It is the only place …

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