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Advice about Confession – Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

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Advice about Confession

Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

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We all know the importance of Confession, but yet so few take advantage of it. Here Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994) shows us why it is so important.

A young man went to see the Elder. I arrived the moment he was ringing the bell, and waited behind him. After a while, Father Paisios opened the door and came to the fence.

-What’s up, young man, what do you want? asked the Elder.

-Father, I would like to see you and get your advice on something.

-Have you gone to confession? Do you have a spiritual father?

-No, Father, I don’t have a spiritual father and I haven’t gone to confession.

-Well, then you better go to confession and then come to see me.

-Why can’t I see you, Father?

-I will explain to you, so you can understand. Your mind is confused and troubled by the sins you have fallen into; as a result, you cannot realize the Continue reading Advice about Confession – Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, Greece (+1994)

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Saint Paisios of Mount Athos (+1994), the temptation of atheism when he was 11 years old & the appearance of Jesus Christ to him

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Saint Paisios of Mount Athos (+1994)

the temptation of atheism when he was 11 years old

& the appearance of Jesus Christ to him

From the age of eleven [says Saint Paisios], I would read the lives of the Saints, I would fast and keep vigil. My older brother would take the books and hide them, but that didn’t stop me. I would just go into the forest and keep reading there.

Later, when I was fifteen, a friend of my brother named Costas told my brother, “I’ll make him willingly give up all this nonesense.” He came and explained to me Darwin’s theory of evolution. I was shaken by this, and I said, “I’ll go and pray, and, if Christ is God, He’ll appear to me so that I’ll believe. I’ll see a shadow, hear a voice—He will show me a sign.” That’s all I could come up with at the time.

So, I went and began to pray and make prostrations for hours; but nothing happened. Eventually I stopped in a state of exhaustion. Then something Costas had said came to mind: “I accept that Christ is an important man,” he had told me, “righteous and virtuous, Who was hated out of envy for His virtue and condemned by His countrymen.” I thought to myself, “since that’s how Christ was, even if He was only a man, He deserves my love, obedience, and self-sacrifice. I don’t want paradise; I don’t want anything. It is worth making every sacrifice for the sake of His holiness and kindness.”

God was waiting to see how I would deal with this temptation. After this, Christ Himself appeared to me in a great light. He was visible from the waist up. He looked at me with tremendous love and said, “I am the resurrection, and the life; he that believeth in Me, even if he dies, he shall live” (Jn. 11:25). He was holding the Gospel in His left hand, open to the page where the same words were written.

With this event, the uncertainties that had troubled my soul were overcome, and in divine grace I came to know Christ as true God and Savior of the world. I was convinced of the truth of the God-man, not by men or books, but by the very Lord Himself, who revealed Himself to me even at this young age. Firmly established in faith, I thought to myself, “Come back now, Costas, if you want, and we’ll have a talk.”

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Sfânta Sofia din Klisura, Grecia “cea nebună pentru Hristos” și animalele sălbatice (+1974) – 6 mai ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Romanian

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Sfânta Sofia din Klisura, Grecia

“cea nebună pentru Hristos” și animalele sălbatice (+1974)

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Dragostea Sfintei Sofia din Klisura nu se răsfrângea numai asupra oamenilor, ci și către întreaga zidire, cuvântătoare sau necuvântătoare, sălbatică sau domestică.
În preajma muntelui sălbatic de lângă mănăstire circulau mulți urși, lupi și alte sălbăticiuni. Cu toate aceste animaluțe reușise să se împrietenească Sfânta Sofia.
Din multele istorioare care circulă cu privire la aceasta, ne vom referi la doar trei, care sunt mai deosebite.

Un soldat pensionar, care obișnuise să o viziteze pe Sfânta Sofia până în clipa morții ei, povestește ceva de neconceput pentru oamenii din zilele noastre.
Sfânta avea o ursoaică, care venea și mânca din mâna ei pâine sau orice altceva. Și puteai vedea acea dihanie imensă, dar fără răutate, luând hrana și lingându-i apoi mâinile și picioarele în semn de mulțumire. Apoi se furișa în pădure. Pe ursoaică o botezase Rusa.

Dimitrie G. născut în anul 1960 în Ptolemaida, povestește că și el o văzuse pe Sfânta Sofia la pârâu împreună cu ursoaica, pe care o ținea legată cu o curelușă. Dacă vreun necunoscut ar fi văzut această priveliște neobișnuită, ar fi înlemnit de spaimă.
Pe Rusa o văzuse și Vasilica K. din Bariko. Odată un soldat, văzând din depărtare fiara împreună cu Cuvioasa, a vrut să o împuște, crezând că îi va face rău. Îndată, însă Sfânta a început sa strige și apropiindu-se de el i-a explicat că animalul sălbatic era blând și fără de răutate.

Alți pelerini au văzut trei serpișori care dormeau la capul Cuvioasei, fără a-i face însă nici un rău și spunându-le oamenilor să nu se teamă pentru ca nu au obiceiul de a mușca.

Unii pelerini care o însoțeau la Biserica Sfintei Treimi, unde îngrijea candela, au văzut un șarpe mare încolăcit și s-au speriat foarte tare vrând să îl omoare. Sfânta i-a certat cu cuvintele: “De vreme ce nu vă deranjează, lăsați-l în pace. Este al bisericii.”

Atât de mare este dragostea Sfinților pentru animale, pentru toată zidirea și în special pentru Ziditorul ei, Care le-a creat pe toate întru adânc de înțelepciune!

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

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PDF Books & Quotes

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

in 13 Languages

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English Books:

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

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

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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

Carismi e miracoli – San Paisios del Mone Athos, Grecia (+1994) ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Italian

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Carismi e miracoli

San Paisios del Mone Athos, Grecia (+1994)

Non è possibile esaurire la lunga lista di eventi inspiegabili che hanno caratterizzato la vita e sono avvenuti dopo la morte di Paisios a causa sua.

Per dare solo una vaga idea di essi se ne farà due rapidissimi accenni tratti da testimonianze.

Al di là delle leggi naturali

Costantino Coutsoyannis racconta: “Un giorno stavo trasportando l’Anziano dal monastero della Preziosa Croce, in Calcidica, fino a Sourotì [località in cui si trova un monastero femminile]. Durante questo tragitto fummo immersi in una pioggia torrenziale al punto che, si avrebbe detto, le cataratte del cielo si fossero aperte. Al nostro arrivo le monache ci attendevano con ombrelli e mantelli da dare all’Anziano affinché non si bagnasse. Mi fecero segno di avvicinarmi il più possibile all’edificio. Ma in modo sorprendente in un istante e per un raggio di due metri attorno alla vettura la pioggia cessò di cadere mentre poco più in là c’era il diluvio. Quando l’Anziano discese e mi ebbe salutato entrando, ricominciò a piovere normalmente pure sulla vettura”.

Eventi di guarigione

“Qualche anno fa, quando il buon padre viveva ancora, caddi malata. Mi diagnosticarono un tumore. Mio figlio andò a trovare l’Anziano e gli disse che mi avrebbero condotta all’Ospedale Théageneio di Salonicco come fu. In una sala operatoria, con una rapida biopsia, mostrarono che avevo un cancro. Sei giorni dopo i medici mi dissero che se il sangue non si fermava di scendere dalla piaga mi avrebbero condotto in sala operatoria. Mio figlio tornò a vedere il buon padre che gli disse: ‘Tua madre non s’inquieti, non è nulla. I chirurghi hanno sbagliato di fare un’operazione’. Gli donò un komboskìni (=una specie di rosario) dicendogli: ‘Dallo a tua madre e dille che con questo appenderà i medici alla parete’. Il settimo giorno, quando l’Anziano era nella Santa Montagna, apparse in Ospedale! ‘Vidi l’Anziano accanto a me mentre sistemava i tubicini che drenavano il sangue. Prima del tempo di ringraziarlo sparì’. La sera giunsero i medici e constatarono che il sangue non colava più, l’incisione si era chiusa e, conseguentemente, gli esami furono tutti negativi. Non avevo bisogno né di aspirina né di chemioterapia. Più tardi, dopo la mia uscita dall’Ospedale, incontrai l’Anziano nel monastero del Venerabile Precursore e lo ringraziai d’essere giunto in Ospedale per vedermi. Egli mi rispose: ‘Bambina mia, sono venuto perché i medici ti hanno ingiustamente maltrattata’ “.

Visioni

Un altro fenomeno inspiegabile di cui fu protagonista padre Paisios e che lui stesso riferiva, furono alcune visioni. Non era oggetto solo di visioni demoniache ma, più spesso, di visioni di santi. Riportiamo solo un esempio. Paisios narrò che, in un determinato periodo, dei vescovi greci gli avevano sottoposto alcuni gravi problemi ai quali non erano riusciti trovare risposta. L’asceta non potendo aiutarli, iniziò a ricorrere alla preghiera chiedendo l’aiuto di sant’Eufemia, un’antica santa del IV secolo alla quale era devoto. Passato un certo tempo in cui chiedeva questo aiuto, un pomeriggio sentì bussare alla porta della sua casetta. Alla sua domanda chi fosse, una voce femminile risposte: “Sono io, Eufemia”. “Eufemia, chi?”, riprese l’asceta. Si fece silenzio e la visitatrice riprese a bussare. L’asceta chiese nuovamente chi fosse e gli fu risposto al medesimo modo. Ad un certo punto, il monaco vide la figura della visitatrice entrare nella sua casetta, nonostante la porta fosse rimasta chiusa. Appena Paisios si accorse che l’apparizione non era demoniaca (la santa apparsa venerò l’icona della Trinità), le chiese la soluzione ai problemi che gli erano stati posti. Poi aggiunse: “Vorrei che tu mi dicessi come hai sopportato il tuo martirio”. Al che, l’apparizione rispose: “Padre, se allora avessi saputo come sarebbe stata la vita eterna e la bellezza celeste che le anime godono nello stare vicino a Dio, onestamente avrei chiesto che il mio martirio durasse sempre, dal momento che non fu assolutamente niente in confronto dei doni della grazia di Dio!”.

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10 articles & videos about 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

Kristen ydmyghed og kenose ifølge den Hellige Silouan du Mont-Athos i Grækenland fra Rusland (+1938) – Af biskop Kallistos Ware ╰⊰¸¸-•¨ Danish

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Kristen ydmyghed og kenose ifølge den Hellige Silouan

du Mont-Athos i Grækenland fra Rusland (+1938)

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Af biskop Kallistos Ware

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DEN ORTODOKSE KIRKE I DANMARK

[Nedenstående tekst er et indlæg af biskop Kallistos, Oxford, England, som blev holdt på en konference i Bose, Italien i 1998 i anledning af 60-års dagen for Hl. Silouans død.

Litteraturhenvisningerne i teksten gælder alle: Archimandrite Sophrony (Sakharov); Saint Silouan the Athonite, Monastery of St. John the Baptist, Tolleshunt Knights, 1991. Værket anbefales på det varmeste til videre læsning]

Tradition og personlig erfaring i Hl. Silouans liv

I Paris i slutningen af fyrrerne, da arkemandrit fader Sophronij netop var vendt tilbage fra Athos, viste han den russiske teolog Vladimir Lossky nogle manuskripter fra sin læremester, starets Silouan. Fader Sophronij havde utvivlsomt det håb, at Lossky ville hjælpe ham med Continue reading Kristen ydmyghed og kenose ifølge den Hellige Silouan du Mont-Athos i Grækenland fra Rusland (+1938) – Af biskop Kallistos Ware ╰⊰¸¸-•¨ Danish

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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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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.

VIDEO – CANTO DEI MONACI ORTODOSSI DEL MONTE ATHOS, GRECIA – Italian

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ITALY OF MY HEART

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Canto dei Monaci Ortodossi del Monte Athos, Grecia

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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Blessed Fr. Epiphanios Theodoropoulos

of Athens, Greece, +1989

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From the Counsels

of

Blessed Fr. Epiphanios Theodoropoulos

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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)

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

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COUNTRIES OF MY HEART

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Trip in View

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GREECE, FRANCE, MALTA, SPAIN, ITALY, MONACO

SEARCHING FOR THE TRUTH – FR. ANTHONY ALEVIZOPOULOS, GREECE

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ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

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Searching for the Truth

by

Fr. Anthony Alevizopoulos, Greece

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The problem of where the truth lies has occupied mankind down through the ages; it is a problem that is always contemporary and of its very nature leads man to seek an answer. The Philosophers, especially the ancient Greeks, posed the question: “What is the truth?” and most men have searched for it rationally. Some said that truth is an Idea, a “principle of all things”, the “prime mover unmoved” and called it God.

But this “God”, the God of the philosophers, cannot redeem. He touches only man’s rational faculty, and not man as a whole; no one can come into personal commu­nion with him since he is not a person, but something impersonal; an universal Mind that acts blindly, or is so distant and so transcendental that he has no interest in man or in the world.

There can be no doubt that anyone with a good disposition, upon observing creation and using his human potential, can discover evidence of God’s existence. However, he will discover only the concept of God, but not God Himself, salvific truth.

Others, down through the ages, have created world idols and a multitude of deities. They established “divine” laws and rules and created systems of worship of human provenance. All these, however, are simply expressions of man himself; they do not transcend the created realm, created reality; they do not, in other words, reveal the one true God Who transcends the created world.

Again, still others believe that man is by nature God. It remains simply for him to understand “his true self; nothing need change save his stance vis-a-vis his God-self, rejecting any thought that might differentiate him from his own divinity and recognize the existence of a God outside and beyond him.

In the final analysis, such an approach to God cannot satisfy man. It leads to an infinite loneliness which is contrary to human nature. By nature, man seeks warmth, love, communion with others and not only with himself; Without these things, he cannot exist. That is why he continuously seeks them. He is not satisfied with man-made concepts concerning God. He desires to rise above created reality, above creation and seek the meaning of life in communion with the uncreated and eternal God.

GRECHISCHE PROTESTANTEN FRAGEN: WARUM ORTHODOX SEIN? – VON N. M., VORMALS HÄRETISCHER PROTESTANTISCHER GRUPPENLEITER (German)

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EDELWEISS OF MY HEART

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Griechische Protestanten fragen: Warum orthodox sein?

Von N. M., vormals häretischer protestantischer Gruppenleiter

Hinweis: Dieser Artikel ist vor allem an griechische Protestanten gerichtet und nicht an die Protestanten in aller Welt, die ja in ihrer Mehrheit aufgrund ihrer Tradition protestantisch sind.

Diese Frage mag  einem gläubigen Orthodoxen unnatürlich erscheinen, hat aber eine große Bedeutung für jemanden, der NICHT im orthodoxen Glauben lebt oder hierzu nur wenig Kontakt hat. Als ehemaliger Leiter einer protestantischen Gruppe und nunmehr Orthodoxer glaube ich, dass es wert ist, eine Antwort auf diese Frage zu geben, und zwar aus dem Blickwinkel meiner früheren Erfahrung als ein Protestant, der ein verschworener Feind der Orthodoxen Kirche war. Wie sieht ein Protestant die Orthodoxie? Und was kann ihn dazu bringen, sie wertzuschätzen?

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Wenn protestantische Pastoren hier in Griechenland die Orthodoxe Kirche erwähnen, geschieht dies fast immer in einem Geist der Kritik. Und in der Tat gibt es, aus der Sicht des westlichen frommen Menschen, viel Störendes. Sehen wir also zunächst einige wesentliche Dinge, die einen Protestanten an der Orthodoxen Kirche stören.

Die  Ignoranz der „plebs”

Wenn ein Protestant mit irgendeinem zufälligen Orthodoxen spricht und damit beginnt, ihm verschiedene Argumente (gewöhnlich aus der Heiligen Schrift) auseinanderzusetzen, hat er in den meisten Fällen einen völlig ahnungslosen Menschen vor sich, in der Regel unerfahren im christlichen Glauben, der zudem oft auch noch ein Continue reading GRECHISCHE PROTESTANTEN FRAGEN: WARUM ORTHODOX SEIN? – VON N. M., VORMALS HÄRETISCHER PROTESTANTISCHER GRUPPENLEITER (German)

MARIA TSALLA OF POLLUX BAND, GREECE: A PERSONAL MIRACLE OF SAINT JOHN MAXIMOVITCH OF SHANGHAI & SAN FRANCISCO

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AMERICA OF MY HEART

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St John Maximovitch

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Saint John Maximovitch of Shanghai & San Francisco, +1966

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A Personal miracle of St. John Maximovitch

of Shanghai and San Francisco (+1966)

 By Maria Tsalla

In 2007, when I was fifteen years old and had lost my father, my prayers each night hid a certain complaint, because God had taken my father so early, and even though I asked to see him at least in a dream, this desire of mine was not fulfilled.

God’s answer to my complaint was not long in coming; it came by way of a dream. In my dream, I was in a strange Church and was waitting in a line with other pilgrims. In front of me were children of various nationalities. As I waited at the end of this line, some people from the upper gallery motioned for me to go forward, and at these instructions the children obediently made way for me.

I found myself in front of an Icon depicting a Saint that I had never seen before. He was elderly and had a grey beard. As I gazed upon the Icon, the Saint stepped out of it like an apparition and told me to go to the right. Heading in the direction he had indicated to me, I saw a reliquary, out of which arose the same elderly man I had seen in the Icon. This time, however, he was not an apparition, painted in the colours used by Iconographers, but was flesh and blood.

I approached him, and we both sat down on the reliquary. He did not frighten me; I felt as if I were sitting with a friend on a bench and not with a Saint on a reliquary. He looked in my eyes with love and tenderness. His eyes emitted love and effection, and beautified his aged and bent body. Embracing me paternally, he spoke to me in a different language – not Greek or other languages that people speak. It was as if our souls were communicating. He told me that thenceforth he would be my father. His embrace filled my soul with calm and his fragrance made the dream real.

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Saint John Maximovitch

I woke up thinking about him, and with many questions as to who the elderly man was. Alongside the questions, however, I also had an answer to my question: “Do I have a father?”. Of course I did; I just did not know his name. I asked for help from my mother, who is a catechist and knows a great deal about Saints and their lives. None of those she mentioned, however, corresponded to the description I gave her. I only knew that he had a gray beard, was elderly, short, and bent, and, in any event, a foreigner, since the Church did not look Greek Orthodox, nor were the other pilgrims Greek, and he had not spoken to me in Greek.

My mother advised me to pray to him to reveal to my who he was. The answer to my prayer did not come through a dream this time, but rather through a birthday gift given to me by my spiritual Father (to whom I had never told the dream). I opened the gift and saw that it was a book. When I opened it, I saw the “strange” Church (“strange” to me, that is, because it was Russian) that I had seen in my dream, the Icon of the Saint, his reliquary, and the man himself! That is how I learned his name: St. John Maximovitch, the protector of orphans. Thus it was that I learned the name of my father – the father of all orphans, the afflicted, the weak, the poor, and the wronged. The Saint never leaves me, but is always near me and often appears in my dreams to give me support, consolation, and advice in difficult moments.

God took my [biological] father, but He also took care to send me an incorrupt one (the incorrupt Relics of the Saint are located in San Francisco), who is also on earth and who reminds us that whoever follows Christ has no reason to fear death.

I feel myself fortunate; but, at the same time, since God permitted such a thing to happen to me, the most sinful one, I have a responsibility to help as many people as possible learn about St. John Maximovitch, so that, just as I have been changed, he might also bring about a change for many other people who are reading these words now and who are searching for a place of refuge and a paternal embrace. The only thing I could do as a fifteen year old was to make a Facebook page called SAINT JOHN MAXIMOVITCH https://www.facebook.com/groups/211026374035/permalink/10151823170044036/, which today numbers more than 3,000 members. In the embrace he offered me,we all fit!

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UN MIRACLE DE SAINT JEAN MAXIMOVITCH DE SHANGHAI & DE SAN FRANCISCO PAR MARIA TSALLA – French

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FRANCE OF MY HEART

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St.-John-of-San-Francisco

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St Jean Maximovitch

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Saint Jean Maximovitch de Shanghai & San Francisco, +1966

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Un miracle de Saint Jean Maximovitch

de Shanghai & de San Francisco

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Maria Tsalla

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ST JEAN MAXIMOVITCH

En 2007, j’ai perdu mon père quand j’avais quinze ans et, chaque nuit que je priais, je me plaignais à Dieu qu’Il ait pris mon père si tôt, au point que j’ai demandé à le voir, au moins dans un rêve, mais mon désir n’était pas comblé.

La réponse de Dieu à ma plainte n’a pourtant pas été longue à venir ; elle est venue par le biais d’un rêve. Dans mon rêve, j’étais dans une église étrange et j’attendais en faisant la queue avec d’autres pèlerins. Devant moi se trouvaient des enfants de différentes nationalités. Comme j’étais à la fin de cette file, certaines personnes de la galerie supérieure m’ont fait signe d’avancer, et à ces instructions les enfants docilement m’ont cédé leur place.

Je me suis retrouvée en face d’une icône représentant un Saint que je n’avais jamais vu avant. Il était âgé et avait une barbe grise. Comme je regardais l’icône, le Saint est sorti de celle-ci comme si c’était une apparition et m’a dit d’aller à droite. Je me suis donc avancée dans la direction qu’il m’avait indiquée, c’est alors que j’ai vu un reliquaire duquel est sorti le même vieil homme que j’avais vu dans l’icône. Cette fois, cependant, ce n’était pas une apparition, une image peinte dans les couleurs utilisées par les iconographes, mais c’était un homme de chair et de sang.

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Saint Jean Maximovitch (+1966)

Je me suis approchée de lui, et nous nous sommes tous deux assis sur le reliquaire. Il ne me faisait pas peur ; Je me sentais comme si j’étais assise avec un ami sur un banc et pas avec un Saint sur ​​un reliquaire. Il m’a regardé dans les yeux avec amour et tendresse. Ses yeux exprimaient de l’amour et de l’affection, et embellisaient son corps vieilli et courbé. M’embrassant paternellement, il me parlait dans une langue différente – pas en grec ou d’autres langues que les gens parlent. C’était comme si nos âmes communiquaient. Il m’a dit que désormais il serait mon père. Son étreinte remplit mon âme de calme et son parfum rendait le rêve réel.

Je me suis réveillée en pensant à lui, et avec de nombreuses questions quant à savoir qui était le vieil homme. Mis à part les questions, cependant, j’avais aussi une réponse à ma question: «Ai-je un père? ». Bien sûr que j’en avais un ; simplement je ne savais pas son nom. J’ai demandé de l’aide à ma mère, qui est catéchiste et sait beaucoup de choses sur les Saints et leur vie. Aucun de ceux qu’elle a mentionnés, cependant, ne correspondait à la description que je lui donnais. Je savais seulement qu’il avait une barbe grise, était âgé, petit et courbé, et en tout état de cause étranger, puisque l’Église n’avait pas l’air grecque orthodoxe, les autres pèlerins ne paraissaient pas grecs non plus, et il ne m’avait pas parlé en grec.

Ma mère m’a conseillé de le prier pour qu’il me révèle qui il était. La réponse à ma prière n’est pas venue à travers un rêve cette fois, mais plutôt par un cadeau d’anniversaire qui m’a été donné par mon père spirituel (à qui je n’avais jamais raconté le rêve). J’ai ouvert le cadeau et j’ai vu que c’était un livre. Lorsque je l’ai ouvert, j’ai vu l’église “étrange” (“étrange” pour moi, parce qu’elle était russe) que j’avais vue dans mon rêve, l’icône du Saint, son reliquaire, et l’homme lui-même ! C’est ainsi que j’ai appris son nom : Saint-Jean Maximovitch, le protecteur des orphelins. C’est ainsi que j’ai appris le nom de mon père – le père de tous les orphelins, des affligés, des faibles, des pauvres, et des lésés. Le Saint ne me quitte jamais, mais il est toujours près de moi et apparaît souvent dans mes rêves pour me donner appui, consolation, et conseils dans les moments difficiles.

Dieu a pris mon père [biologique], mais Il a aussi pris soin de m’en envoyer un incorruptible (les reliques incorruptibles du Saint sont situées à San Francisco), qui est aussi sur la terre et qui nous rappelle que celui qui suit le Christ n’a aucune raison d’avoir peur de la mort.

Je me sens chanceuse ; mais, en même temps, puisque Dieu a permis qu’une telle chose se passe pour moi, la plus pécheresse, j’ai la responsabilité d’aider autant de personnes que possible à en apprendre davantage sur Saint-Jean Maximovitch, afin que, de même j’en ai été changée , il puisse également apporter un changement pour de nombreuses autres personnes qui lisent ces mots maintenant et qui sont à la recherche d’un lieu de refuge et d’une étreinte paternelle. La seule chose que je pouvais faire en tant avec mes quinze ans était de faire une page Facebook appelée SAINT JOHN Maximovitch https://www.facebook.com/groups/211026374035/permalink/10151823170044036/ qui compte aujourd’hui plus de 3000 membres. Dans l’étreinte qu’il m’a offerte, nous sommes tous en harmonie !

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PELAGIA YU, TAIWAN: TAIWANESE ORTHODOX MISSIONARY’S LETTER TO THE GREEK PEOPLE

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TAIWAN & HONG KONG OF MY HEART

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Taiwanese Orthodox Missionary’s Letter

to the Greek People

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A letter from the first Taiwanese Orthodox missionary

Pelagia Yu to the Greek people

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EX 2X2 LETTERS FROM GREECE

I am Chinese, born in Taiwan and my Christian name is Pelagia. I was a Protestant Christian, and it took me five years to become Orthodox. I love to read the Holy Bible and have all of its publications in the Chinese language.

I have visited Greece and discovered that it is a truly unique country. While travelling in your country, even before I arrived, on the plane I saw how different in temperament Greek people were, how cheerfully they conversed with each other, how they laughed and how they applauded the pilot after the landing, something unheard of for us Asians, who are more conservative and do not easily display emotion. I learnt after this experience that the expression of freedom requires passion and liveliness.

In Greece, I visited many churches, I participated in the Divine Liturgy, and when I received Holy Communion it reduced me to tears even though I did not understand the Greek language, because the Orthodox faith is the same, no matter what the language.

I would have liked to be born Greek, to have been born Orthodox, to have received Holy Communion and venerated holy icons from my years of infancy right up until my death.

I cry for me and my compatriots, because instead of Holy Communion, we eat and drink food sacrificed to idols.

I would have liked to be born Greek, so my ears may be filled with holy hymns.

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FATHER SIMEON DE LA JARA FROM PERU: ON A RIGHTEOUS PATH FROM PERU TO MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE

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HIPPIES MET ORTHODOXY

ROMAN CATHOLICS MET ORTHODOXY

LATIN AMERICA OF MY HEART

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Father Simeon de la Jara from Peru:

On a righteous path from Peru to Mount Athos, Greece

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When Miguel Angel de la Jara Higgingson was seven, his mother had a vision. She sensed that her son would some day leave her for a “far away place, like an island, there where people of solitude lived who pray all the time and rarely step out into the world”. Even she, however, could probably not have imagined just how far from his native Peru, both physically and spiritually, his life’s search would take him.

Now he is Father Simeon the hermit, an Orthodox Christian monk of Eastern Orthodox Church who lives on Mount Athos, a self-administrating, all-male monastic community on the Athos peninsula – the eastern most of three jutting peninsulas in the northern Greek prefecture of Halkidiki in Greece.

However, it’s not just his Peruvian origins that make Father Simeon such a well-known figure among visitors to Mount Athos; it’s also his radiant presence as an artist, poet and painter that makes him so sought after, especially by the young.

His journey began in 1968, when at the age of 18 he left Peru to discover the world. After travelling through Europe and Asia for over two years – during which time he was exposed to eastern philosophies and religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism and yoga – he finally settled in Paris, where he lived for the next three years.

It was in Paris that he first met a Greek Orthodox monk and learned about Orthodoxy, a meeting that was to have a profound effect on him. For the next two and a half years he studied hagiography (icon painting) with Leonide Ouspensky, while his interest in Orthodoxy deepened.

He first visited Greece in 1972, where he accepted the Orthodox faith, before returning to stay in 1973, originally joining the monastery of Agios Georgios (St George) on the large Greek island of Evia. When, in 1974, the entire monastery relocated to Agios Grigorios (St Gregory) on Mount Athos, Simeon followed, living at the Agios Grigorios Monastery until 1987. He subsequently became a hermit, moving to the old hermit’s cell of Timios Stavros near the Stavronikita monastery, where he built a new dependency and formed a complex.

On first meeting Father Simeon, one is struck by his youthful passion and joy – qualities which, as he says, “one cannot hide”. A compassionate listener and gentle speaker, he responds to questions with spontaneity and rigour, without ever becoming dogmatic or distant. Behind his piercing eyes is an inquisitive mind, forever seeking ways to express the love and joy he wants to share with others.

After 24 years in Greece, Father Simeon declares a profound love and admiration for Greek culture and language, saying he prefers writing in Greek to even his native Spanish. To his extensive travels he owes a rich and varied experience, as well as a love of French Surrealism, tatami mats, Japanese food and Chinese art. And to his Peruvian family he owes his love of art.

According to Simeon, it is the need to tap into the inner joy in all things which has led him to art and prayer; that has been the predominant force in his life. Through poetry, paintings, photographs, prayers and lectures he has reached out and tried to touch people’s hearts beyond the borders of the Holy Mount.

He has several published works, including his 1985 lecture “Nifalios Methi” (Sober Drunkenness), the 1983 publication”The Holy Mountain Today” brought out by Alexandria Press in London andthe poetry collection “Simeon Mnema”, published in 1994. A new book of poetry, entitled “Me Imation Melan” (In Black Cloth), is due to be broughtout shortly by Agra Editions in Athens.

An artist in solitude as much as a solitary, a monk, in the midst of art, his poems and his paintings have both the freshness of the “here and now” and the depth of eternity, and are of a striking immediacy and poise. They make one wonder what the difference between the artist and the hermit is – or even if there is one at all.

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ORTHODOXY IS LOVE

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PAINTING LEAVES

NUN PORPHYRIA OF ATHENS, GREECE (+2015): TRAVELING IN THE WALLS OF THE CITY … – THE MOVING CHANGE OF A FORMER PROSTITUTE – WIND OF CHANGE …

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SAINT PORPHYRIOS OF ATHENS, GREECE (+1991) & THE HIPPIES

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HIPPIES MET ORTHODOXY

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

One day a hippie visited me. He was dressed in something colorful, strange clothes, and wore an amulet and jewelery, and he asked to see me. The nuns were worried, so they came and asked me, and I told them to have him enter. As soon as he sat across from me, I could see his soul. He had a good soul, but was wounded which was why he was a revolutionary.

I spoke to him with love and he was moved. “Elder”, he said, “nobody until today has ever spoken to me like this.” I had told him his name, and he was confused as if I knew him. “Well,” I told him, “God revealed your name and that you travelled as far as India where you met a guru and you followed him.” He was in even greater wonder. I told him other things about himself, and he left pleased. The next week he arrived with a group of hippies.

They all gathered together within my cell and sat around me. A girl was also with them. I liked them very much. They were good souls, but wounded. I did not speak to them about Christ, because I saw they weren’t ready to hear of it. I spoke their own language about topics that interested them. When we were finished and they got up to leave, they told me: “Elder, we would like a favor: allow us to kiss your feet.” I was embarrassed, but what could I do, I allowed them. After they gave me a blanket as a gift. I will call for it to be brought, so you can see it. It’s very nice. After a time the girl visited me, the hippie, by herself. They called her Maria.

I saw that Maria was more advanced in her soul than her friends and she was the first I spoke to about Christ. She received my words. She has come other times, and has taken a good path. Maria also told her friends: “Hey naughty children, I would never have imagined that I would come to know Christ through hippie friends.”

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Saint Porphyrios of Athens,

Oropos & Kafsokalivia, Greece (+1991)

On Tuesday, November 27, 2013, the Sacred and Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate decided the formal inclusion in the List of Saints of the Orthodox Church of elder Porphyrios of Kafsokalivia.

Feast Day of Saint Porphyrios of Kafsokalivia: December 2nd.