Category Archives: ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* ENGLISH ARTICLES

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USA OF MY HEART

LINKS JOURNEY

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Vashon Monks

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All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island, 

Washington, USA

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9933 SW 268th St, Vashon, WA 98070, USA

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Video: Orthodox in Dixie – Eastern Orthodox Church in South Carolina, USA

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

USA OF MY HEART

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Orthodox in Dixie

Eastern Orthodox Church in South Carolina, USA

PDF Books & Quotes of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994) in 13 Languages

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ORTHODOX HEART SITES

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St Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

July 12

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PDF Books & Quotes

of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

in 13 Languages

Source:

http://paisiosekklisaki.blogspot.com

English Books:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzdlO0t7MOiXeGg5OGRvU21Sbmc
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Albanian Books:

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Arabic Books:

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Bulgarian Books:

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French Books:

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German Books:

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Greek Books:

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Spanish Books:

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Italian Books:

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Persian Books:

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Russian Books:

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Serbian Books:

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Turkish Books:

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https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzdlO0t7MOiXdVBkZVVHN3VQTG8
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Fear knocked, faith answered, and no one was there! (Anonymous)

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EX 2×2 LETTERS FROM GREECE

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Fear knocked, faith answered, and no one was there! (Anonymous)

Saint Paisios of Mount Athos in Greece (+1994) & the young George the Tibetan Buddhist monk

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AUSTRALIA & SAINT PAISIOS OF MY HEART

SAINTS OF MY HEART

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Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

July 2

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Saint Paisios of Mount Athos in Greece (+1994)

& the young George the Tibetan Buddhist monk

Source:

http://www.orthodoxpath.org

http://www.orthodoxpath.org/saints-and-elders-witnesses/elder-paisios-young-george-far-east/

ORTHODOX PATH

George, a young man of sixteen or seventeen, came to Mount Athos in Greece to go from one monastery to another. Though Greek by blood, he had been raised abroad from early childhood among Tibetan Buddhist monks in their monastery. He had made a great deal of progress in meditation, and he had become an accomplished sorcerer, able to summon any demon he wanted. He was also an expert in the martial arts. Using the power of Satan, he Continue reading Saint Paisios of Mount Athos in Greece (+1994) & the young George the Tibetan Buddhist monk

Robert Arakaki, Hawaii, USA: From Unchurched Hawaiian to Local Orthodox

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USA OF MY HEART

NATIVE AMERICANS OF MY HEART

HAWAII OF MY HEART

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Robert Arakaki, Hawaii, USA:

From Unchurched Hawaiian to Local Orthodox

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JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY

I grew up unchurched. I became a Christian in high school through reading the Living Bible. I was active in InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at the University of Hawaii. My home church was Kalihi Union Church (KUC), a fine evangelical congregation that was part of the United Church of Christ (UCC).

I was deeply troubled by the UCC’s liberal theology and wanted to help it return to its biblical roots. This led me to study at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary for the Continue reading Robert Arakaki, Hawaii, USA: From Unchurched Hawaiian to Local Orthodox

Confession: The Healing Sacrament – By Jim Forest, USA & the Netherlands

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ORTHODOX HEART SITES

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Confession: The Healing Sacrament

by

Jim Forest, USA & the Netherlands

Source:

http://www.antiochian.org

http://www.antiochian.org/content/confession-healing-sacrament

A young monk said to the great ascetic Abba Sisoes: “Abba, what should I do? I fell.” The elder answered: “Get up!” The monk said: “I got up and I fell again!” The elder replied: “Get up again!” But the young monk asked: “For how long should I get up when I fall?” “Until your death,” answered Abba Sisoes. —Sayings of the Desert Fathers

“When I went to my first confession,” a friend told me, “tears took the place of the sins I meant to utter. The priest simply told me that it wasn’t necessary to enumerate everything and that it was just vanity to suppose that our personal sins are worse than Continue reading Confession: The Healing Sacrament – By Jim Forest, USA & the Netherlands

Video: The Sound of Divine Steps in Ghana & Ivory Coast – From Protestantism to Orthodoxy

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AFRICA OF MY HEART

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The Sound of Divine Steps in Ghana & Ivory Coast

From Protestantism to Orthodoxy

Saint Porphyrios of Kafsokalivia & Athens, Greece (+1991) & his wild birds

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ATHENS OF MY HEART

SAINTS OF MY HEART

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Saint Porphyrios of Kafsokalivia & Athens, Greece (+1991)

December 2

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Saint Porphyrios

of Kafsokalivia & Athens, Greece (+1991)

& his wild birds

Saint Porphyrios was born Evangelos Bairaktaris in the village of Aghios Ioannis in the province of Karystia on the Greek island of Euboea (mod. Evia). The youngest of four, he left school after the first grade and worked in the town of Chalkida at a shop to make money for the family. He was a hard and obedient worker, and stayed there for a few years before moving to Piraeus on the mainland (it is Athens’ port) and working in a general Continue reading Saint Porphyrios of Kafsokalivia & Athens, Greece (+1991) & his wild birds

2 Orthodox Parishes in Wales, UK: Swansea & Cardiff

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GREAT BRITAIN OF MY HEART

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2 Orthodox Parishes in Wales, UK:

Swansea, Cardiff

Orthodox Christian Contact, Wales & The Orthodox Community of St Zachariah and St Elizabeth, Swansea, Wales

Kazan’ Icon of The Mother of God Church in Cardiff, Wales

About Yoga – Journey to Orthodoxy

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WHAT ABOUT YOGA?

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About Yoga

Journey to Orthodoxy

Fr. Philip Silouan Thompson, USA: Moving East – From Roman Catholicism & Protestantism to Orthodoxy

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ROMAN CATHOLICS MET ORTHODOXY

USA OF MY HEART

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Walla Walla, Washington, USA

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Moving East

by Philip Silouan Thompson

Sources:

http://journeytoorthodoxy.comHERE

JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY

Fr. Phil Thompson is the author of the Silouan blog, an excellent site for information. He is also a well known iconographer in North American Orthodoxy, and this, his story, was taken from his own website http://silouanthompson.net

“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Awe came upon every soul, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles. All who believed were together and had all things in common… Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved.” (Acts 2:42-47)

When I became a Christian in 1980, I was living with a Roman Catholic family and Continue reading Fr. Philip Silouan Thompson, USA: Moving East – From Roman Catholicism & Protestantism to Orthodoxy

Holy Confession: Confidentiality

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Holy Confession: Confidentiality

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ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

From “Guidelines for Clergy” (Orthodox Church in America):

“The secrecy of the Mystery of Penance is considered an unquestionable rule in the entire Orthodox Church. Theologically, the need to maintain the secrecy of confession comes from the fact that the priest is only a witness before God. One could not expect a sincere and complete confession if the penitent has doubts regarding the practice of Continue reading Holy Confession: Confidentiality

Confession in the Bible

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Confession in the Bible

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ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

Old Testament

“He shall confess his sin that he has committed. And he shall make full restitution for his wrong, adding a fifth to it and giving it to him to whom he did the wrong.” (Num. 5:7)
“Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the guilt of their fathers. While they stood in their places, they read from the book of the law of the LORD their God for a fourth of the day and spent another fourth of the day in confession and worship of the LORD their God.” (Nehemiah 9:2-3)

“And read out publicly this scroll which we send you, in the house of the LORD, on the feast day and during the days of assembly: ‘Justice is with the LORD, our God; and we today are flushed with shame, we men of Judah and citizens of Jerusalem, that we, with our kings and rulers and priests and prophets, and with our fathers, have sinned in the LORD’S sight and disobeyed him. We have neither heeded the voice of the LORD, our God, nor followed the precepts which the LORD set before us.'” (Baruch 1:14-18)

John the baptist

John the baptist practiced confession

“Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.” (Matthew 3:6)

“And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.” (Mark 1:5)

The Church

“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” James 5:16

“Also many of those who were now believers came, confessing and divulging their practices.” Acts 19:18

“Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” (1 Timothy 6:12)

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9)

Source:

ORTHODOX WIKI

10 articles & videos about Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994) – Feast day: July 12

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AUSTRALIA & SAINT PAISIOS OF MY HEART

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Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

Feast day: July 12

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VIDEO: SAINT PAISIOS OF MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE – BY FR. PETER HEERS, USA

2013: A NEW MIRACLE OF SAINT PAISIOS (+1994) IN FLORIDA, USA & A VIDEO ABOUT HIS LIFE

ON SECULARISM – ST PAISIOS THE ATHONITE, GREECE (+1994) – VIDEO PART 1-2 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Weekly Homily & Discussion in Toronto, Canada – Toronto Time Lapse Video

VIDEO: SAINT PAISIOS OF GREECE (+1994) ON YOGA & HINDUISM

VIDEO – SAINT PAISIOS ATHONITE, GREECE – SERMON OF METROPOLITAN NEOFYTOS OF MORFOU, CYPRUS

VIDEO – SAINT PAISIOS THE ATHONITE, GREECE (+1994) – AN INTERVIEW FROM HIS CLASSMATE LADY BEATRICE KAILATZI

VIDEO: SAINT PAISIOS OF ATHOS, GREECE, +1994 – AN ORTHODOX SAINT OF OUR TIMES – PART 1-6 – ENGLISH SUBS

AN APPEARANCE OF JESUS CHRIST TO SAINT PAISIOS (+1994) OF MOUNT ATHOS IN GREECE – JESUS CHRIST IS GOD

3 HOURS VIDEO: SAINT PAISIOS OF MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE – THE SIGNALMAN OF GOD

A MIRACLE OF THE SAINT PAISIOS (+1994) TO A WOMAN FROM CYPRUS – A ROSE HAD SPROUTED FROM THE SAND SHE HAD PLACED IN THE CONTAINER

The Thorny Path To God – An interview with Elena Skorokhodova — actress, film director, and playwright

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RUSSIA OF MY HEART

ATHEISTS MET ORTHODOXY

HEART MUSIC HEART

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Elena Skorokhova, Russia

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The Thorny Path To God

An interview with Elena Skorokhodova —

actress, film director, and playwright

Source:

http://journeytoorthodoxy.comHERE

JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY

An accomplished actress on stage (sixteen years in the Pushkin Theatre, Moscow) and screen, Elena Skorokhodova is also a director, writer, and author of plays, including the prizewinning, Don’t Throw Ashes on the Floor. Her creative talent has led her to an acute perception of the unfolding drama of individuals along her life’s path, and the fate of her country.

–Elena, tell us about how you came to faith in God?

–I would have to tell you my entire life story in order for it to make sense. I was born in an atheistic soviet family. By the way, that atheism was superficial. We believed in goodness and justice, as something that goes without saying. No one ever looked deeper into the source of this belief in our souls.

A true atheist is a terrible being, deprived of morality, and obsessed with no more than his Continue reading The Thorny Path To God – An interview with Elena Skorokhodova — actress, film director, and playwright

MY NEW SITE: LINKS JOURNEY & ST BRENDAN THE NAVIGATOR

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Links Journey & St Brendan the Navigator

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Journey to Eastern Orthodox Christian Websites around the World…!

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JIM & NANCY FOREST: BECOMING ORTHODOX – FROM USA TO NETHERLANDS, FROM PROTESTANTISM TO ORTHODOXY

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USA OF MY HEART

ROMAN CATHOLICS MET ORTHODOXY

EDELWEISS OF MY HEART

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Alkmaar, Netherlands

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Jim & Nancy Forest

Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands

Jim is an American living in Holland since 1977

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From USA to Netherlands

From Protestantism to Orthodoxy

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Becoming Orthodox

by Jim Forest

Source:

https://jimandnancyforest.com

https://jimandnancyforest.com/2012/01/becoming-orthodox/

JIM & NANCY FOREST

I am sometimes asked how the son of atheist parents ended up not only a Christian but a member of the Orthodox Church.

In fact it wasn’t so big a leap as it sounds. For starters my parents weren’t people for whom atheism was a religion unto itself. Their atheism seemed to mainly to do with being on the Left. Their real interest was in the down-and-out — people who were being treated like beasts, underpaid or jobless, trapped in slums, without health care, etc. When I was Continue reading JIM & NANCY FOREST: BECOMING ORTHODOX – FROM USA TO NETHERLANDS, FROM PROTESTANTISM TO ORTHODOXY

ORTHODOX PILGRIMS PRAYING ON THE BEACH OF ST COLUMBA’S BAY ON IONA, SCOTLAND

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GREAT BRITAIN OF MY HEART

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Iona Island, Scotland

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Orthodox pilgrims praying

on the beach  of St Columba’s Bay on Iona Island, Scotland

Source:

http://www.mullmonastery.com

http://www.mullmonastery.com/pilgrimages/one-photograph/

This is we, the pilgrims of last summer, praying on the beach of St Columba’s Bay on Iona. When I close my eyes and think back to 2015, this is the image that captures it best: a handful of people, travelling huge distances to be here and pray for a while. I love the silence of it, the strangeness of it, I love how absorbed by prayer we were and how completely unaware of being photographed.

We took the difficult path to the Bay that morning. We had woken up very early and celebrated the Liturgy in the small chapel we improvised in the dining room. We crossed by ferry from Mull to Iona, and set out on a three hour-walk through the harsh, unpopulated heights of the island. We stopped several times to rest and take in the wild beauty of this tiny piece of earth surrounded by water. There was time to pray together, and there was time to pray alone.

We must have spent an hour or even more at the Bay. We had carried an icon of the Celtic Saints with us, which we placed it on a stone and prayed. None of us knew we were being photographed. We were simply praying, each of us trying to bring light into the story of our own life, yet somehow together.

Thank you all who have joined me last summer, and thank you all who have joined me for the longer, still ongoing pilgrimage of founding this monastery. It is not an easy walk. It sometimes gets too difficult, and we must stop for a while and pray. We are all coming from our own separate stories, yet this pilgrimage somehow connects us and makes us one.

And, as we struggle and we fall, as we take one step forward and one backwards, as we intertwine our life stories with the story of this monastery – unknown to us, it all enters God’s eternal memory, like a large, silent photograph which captures it all, so that nothing is lost and nothing is wasted.

MY NEW SITE: CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED, HE IS RISEN!

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Christ is Risen! Indeed, He is Risen!

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IRELAND OF MY HEART

IRELAND & BRITISH ISLES

GREAT BRITAIN OF MY HEART

REJOICE CELTIC SAINTS

SMILE OF IRELAND

PAINTING LEAVES

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Orthodox City Hermit

Christian Insights on Culture, Art, Literature

LINK: SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL ORTHODOX MISSION IN SARGODHA, PAKISTAN (ROCOR)

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LINKS JOURNEY

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Pakistan

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Saint Michael the Archangel

Orthodox Mission in Sargodha, Pakistan (ROCOR)

Sargodha, Pakistan – St.Sergius Orthodox Church

The Reverend Joseph Farooq
Rector
Sargodha, Punjab
Email: fr.joseph.rocpk@gmail.com

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VIDEO – DIVINE LITURGY IN MASTERTON, NEW ZEALAND

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NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIA & ST PAISIOS OF MY HEART

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Divine Liturgy in Masterton, New Zealand

MY NEW SITE: RIVERSIDE OF MY HEART – CALIFORNIA, USA

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Riverside of my heart

California, USA

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FACEBOOK: NATIVE AMERICAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (NAOCF)

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LINKS JOURNEY

AMERICA OF MY HEART

NATIVE AMERICANS MET ORTHODOXY

LATIN AMERICA OF MY HEART

USA OF MY HEART

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Native American Orthodox Christian Fellowship (NAOCF)

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PARIS, FRANCE: THE CONVERSION OF A ROMAN CATHOLIC FRENCH MAN TO ORTHODOXY – MIRACLE OF SAINT XENIA OF ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

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FRANCE OF MY HEART

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Saint Xenia of St. Petersburg, Russia,

the Fool-for-Christ & Wonderworker (+1809)

Feast day: Jan 1 & Sep 11

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SYNAXARION – HAGIOLOGY

Saint Xenia of St. Petersburg, Russia, the Fool-for-Christ and Wonderworker…

We follow with an account by a resident of France, who was benefited by the Saint in our days.

A French dentist with a private clinic in Paris was injured in a car accident and had to stay in hospital for a few days.

Roman Catholic by creed, but indifferent to the faith, he watched as the patient next to him, a Russian émigré, would pray in the evenings in the ward, and would laugh behind his back.

Since the Russian’s lengthy prayers were repeated for as many days as he remained there, the dentist saw fit to make fun of the praying man, and he joked around with those from the other rooms.

After that first evening of making fun with the others, it was impossible for him to fall sleep.

Suddenly, the door to the ward opened and a woman appeared, wearing men’s clothing and holding a cane in her hand.

She was heading towards his bed. He was startled. Unknown facial features. A sweet, strange face.

“What do you want, lady? I don’t have any change. Who let you in here?”

“I came to tell you,” she said to him, as she lifted her cane, “to stop ridiculing Yuri, who is praying, because you will remain here a long time yet, and will seek his prayers….”

And indeed. Over the following days, he was diagnosed with serious cardiac insufficiency and remained three months in the hospital.

Yuri visited him at one point, and when the Frenchman revealed his vision to him, he began to tell him about St. Xenia and Orthodoxy.

Today, the Frenchman is an active member of the French Orthodox community and Baptized his newborn baby girl with the name Xenia last December, in honor of the Saint and in memory of his miraculous conversion.

SOURCE:

http://www.holytrinityrandolph.com/saint-xenia.htm

HOLY TRINITY ORTHODOX CHURCH

RANDOLPH, NJ, USA

VIDEO: “AVE MARIA” TO SAINT MARIA SKOBTSOVA OF PARIS – SHE SAVED JEWS & MARTYRED IN GERMANY (MARCH 31, +1945)

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SYNAXARION – HAGIOLOGY

VIDEOS OF MY HEART

For fr Plekon

She saved Jews

“Ave Maria” to Saint Maria Skobtsova of Paris

March 31, +1945

March 31, 1945 in Ravensbruck concentration camp in Germany was killed the nun St Maria Skobtsova of Paris, the woman with a heart full of love. It is believed that Mother Maria’s last act was to take the place of a Jewish woman who was being sent to death in the gas chambers, voluntarily dying in her place.

Today I sing “Ave Maria” in memory of this beautiful and courageous woman.

ANGELS – ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY

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ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

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Angels – Orthodox Christianity

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ALASKA – FROM BBC SERIES “STEPHEN FRY IN AMERICA” – STEPHEN FRY ENCOUNTERS THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN ALASKA, USA – VIDEO

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USA OF MY HEART

ALASKA OF MY HEART

LINKS JOURNEY

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Alaska – From BBC Series “Stephen Fry in America”

Stephen Fry encounters the Orthodox Church in Alaska

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ON SECULARISM – ST PAISIOS THE ATHONITE, GREECE (+1994) – VIDEO PART 1-2 ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Weekly Homily & Discussion in Toronto, Canada – Toronto Time Lapse Video

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

AUSTRALIA & ST PAISIOS OF MY HEART

LINKS JOURNEY

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St. Paisios the Athonite – On Secularism

Part 1-2

Weekly Homily & Discussion in Toronto, Canada

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St Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

Weekly Homily and Discussion on the recently canonized Saint Paisios of Mount Athos concerning secularism.

Took place on January 14th, 2015 at Apostle Paul Orthodox Christian Bookstore in Toronto, Canada

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视频: 神存在嗎?DOES GOD EXIST? (台灣基督東正教會) – English & Chinese video

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TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

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神存在嗎?Does God exist? (台灣基督東正教會)

台灣基督東正教會隸屬於普世宗主教聖統香港及東南亞教區
主教為黎大略都主教,台灣由李亮神父牧養來自世界各國的教友

李亮神父 Fr. Jonah
來自東正教會希臘聖山(Mt. Athos)Gregoriou Monastery修院,
身為修士們的屬靈父親(spiritual father),
於修院中實踐心禱,鑽研希臘原文聖經十多年。
來臺後於各神學院教導東正教神學、聖經希臘原文等課程,
其屬靈父親為已故希臘知名靈修導師 Elder Porphyrios。

心禱 臉書粉絲專頁 http://www.facebook.com/prayforyou
聖經查經班 臉書粉絲專頁 http://www.facebook.com/bibleoflife
YouTube頻道 https://www.youtube.com/user/asianORTHODOX

来源:

http://theological.asia

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The Orthodox Church in Taiwan

VIDEO – HOW TO TIE AN ORTHODOX PRAYER ROPE

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ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

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How To Tie an Orthodox Prayer Rope

Preferably use 100% woolen yarn for knitting needles number 9.

For practice until you learn it properly, use a thick twine to solve easily in every mistake.

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KELLY FAMILY – SANTA MARIA (ENGLISH & SPANISH) – VIDEO

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HEART MUSIC HEART

IRELAND OF MY HEART

SMILE OF IRELAND

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Kelly Family – Santa Maria

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English & Spanish

THE 2 NEW SAINTS OF EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN AMERICA: SAINT SEBASTIAN DABOVIC OF SAN FRANCISCO & JACKSON, CALIFORNIA, USA (+1940) & SAINT MARDARIJE USKOKOVIC 1ST SERBIAN BISHOP OF USA & CANADA (+1935) – THE GLORIFICATION OF TWO SAINTS WAS TAKE PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2015 – VIDEO OF JACKSON, CA, USA

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USA OF MY HEART

CALIFORNIA OF MY HEART

AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Saint Sebastian Dabovitc of San Francisco & Jackson, California, USA &

Saint Mardarije Uskokovic 1st Serbian Bishop of USA & Canada

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The glorification of Hierarch Mardarije (Uskokovic) and Archimandrite Father Sevastian (Dabovic)

will take place on Saturday, September 5, 2015,

in the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church

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Άγιος Μαρδάριος Ουσκόκοβιτς

Saint Mardarije Uskokovic 1st Serbian Bishop of USA & Canada

December 12, +1935

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Saint Sebastian Dabovitch of San Francisco & Jackson, California, USA

November 30, +1940
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Holy Relics of St Sebastian Dabovitc of San Francisco & Jackson, CA, USA

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WHAT IS THAT? – LOVE YOUR PARENTS – VIDEO

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ORTHODOX SAINT VALENTINE

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What is that?

Love your parents

PILGRIMAGE TO ST HERMAN OF ALASKA MONASTERY IN PLATINA, CALIFORNIA, USA – VIDEO

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USA OF MY HEART

CALIFORNIA OF MY HEART

AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Pilgrimage to St Herman of Alaska Monastery in Platina, California, USA

In September of 2009 my family, along with a very close friend of ours made a pilgrimage to Saint Herman of Alaska Monastery in Platina, California. This was not our first trip up the mountain, but it was different then the past trips as Father John (Hieromonk) invited us to visit the Old Russian cathedral where Saint John Maximovitch first called home in San Francisco, Ca. We couldn’t find a place to stay the night that was within our budget so Father John put us up in the choir loft of the old cathedral. We were blessed more than we could really put into words on this trip. Glory to God for all things +++

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Facebook: St Herman of Alaska Monastery in Platina, California, USA

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LINK: ORTHODOX CANADA

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Orthodox Canada

THE BEAUTY OF GREECE – TOP TIMELAPSE VIDEO BY STIAN RAKDAL

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ATHENS OF MY HEART

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The beauty of Greece

Top Timelapse Video by Stian Rakdal

The beautiful video created by Stian Rekdal presents unique landscapes of Greece.

Is there a better way to show the world how beautiful is the Greece?

Enjoy high quality video that the artist spent in Greece and landscapes.

A TYPICAL SAN FRANCISCO MORNING – VIDEO

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CALIFORNIA OF MY HEART

USA OF MY HEART

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A Typical San Francisco Morning – USA

“GOD CAN CREATE BEAUTY FROM COMPLETE DESOLATION” – ST OLGA OF ALASKA, USA (+1979)

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CREATION TRUTH ORTHODOXY

ALASKA OF MY HEART

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“God can create beauty from complete desolation”

Saint Olga of Alaska, USA, +1979

SPRUCE ISLAND, ALASKA, USA: A PILGRIMAGE TO THE ATHOS OF AMERICA… – PHOTOS

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ALASKA OF MY HEART

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Alaska

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Spruce Island, Alaska, USA

A pilgrimage to the Athos of America…

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3D – WALK LIVE ON KIEV MONASTERY OF THE CAVES, UKRAINE

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ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

Spring in Kiev

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3D – Walk live on Kiev Monastery of the Caves, Ukraine

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YOUNG PENITENT – A TRIBUTE TO FR. SERAPHIM ROSE, CALIFORNIA, USA – VIDEO

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USA OF MY HEART

CALIFORNIA OF MY HEART

AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Seraphim Rose before became a monk

Fr. Seraphim Rose (1934-1982)

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Young Penitent – A Tribute to Fr. Seraphim Rose

California, USA

CHURCHES IN NORTH AMERICA – FIND THE PARISH NEAREST YOU

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Churches in North America – Find the parish nearest you

Canonical Orthodox jurisdictions represented in North America

Eastern Orthodox Church

930 ARTICLES & VIDEOS ABOUT THE ORTHODOX VINEYARD OF AFRICA IN ENGLISH & FRENCH – EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH – MADAGASCAR 4K/UHD VIDEO

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AFRICA OF MY HEART

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Madagascar in Detail – 4K/UHD Video

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VIDEO – SPRING ON MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE

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EX 2X2 LETTERS FROM GREECE

VIDEOS OF MY HEART

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Spring on Mount Athos, Greece

PRECIOUS VESSELS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: BLESSED FR. EPIPHANIOS THEODOROPOULOS OF ATHENS, GREECE (+1989)

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ATHENS OF MY HEART

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epiohaniousPrecious Vessels of the Holy Spirit:

Blessed Fr. Epiphanios Theodoropoulos

of Athens, Greece, +1989

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From the Counsels

of

Blessed Fr. Epiphanios Theodoropoulos

Source:

https://orthodoxword.wordpress.com & HERE

ORTHODOX WORD

True love is like the flame of a candle. However many candles you light from the flame, the initial flame remains unaffected. It doesn’t lessen at all. And every freshly lit candle has as much flame as the others do.

I want whoever is near me to feel that he has room to breathe, not that he is suffocated. I don’t call anyone to me. I don’t Continue reading PRECIOUS VESSELS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: BLESSED FR. EPIPHANIOS THEODOROPOULOS OF ATHENS, GREECE (+1989)

THESE TRUTHS WE HOLD – THE HOLY ORTHODOX CHURCH: HER LIFE AND TEACHINGS – BY ST TIKHON’S MONASTERY & PRESS, PENNSYLVANIA, USA – VIDEO POCONO LAKE, PA, USA

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

USA OF MY HEART

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Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania, USA

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These Truths We Hold

The Holy Orthodox Church: Her Life and Teachings

Source:

http://orthodoxyinamerica.org

http://orthodoxyinamerica.org/about_orthodoxy.html

ORTHODOXY IN AMERICA

The following articles on Orthodoxy are from the book, These Truths We Hold – The Holy Orthodox Church: Her Life and Teachings, published by and available from Saint Tikhon’s Seminary Press:

LINK: ORTHODOXY IN AMERICA

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

USA OF MY HEART

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Orthodoxy in America

VIDEO – SAINT PAISIOS ATHONITE, GREECE (+1994) – SERMON OF METROPOLITAN NEOFYTOS OF MORFOU, CYPRUS

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AUSTRALIA & ST PAISIOS OF MY HEART

VIDEOS OF MY HEART

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Saint Paisios Athonite, Greece (+1994)

Sermon of Metropolitan Neofytos of Morfou, Cyprus