“In many ways he resembled the Holy Fathers who preserved the faith in deserts and caves.” Olga Rozhneva We’ve already been home for a long time, but our climb to the summit of Mt. Thomas Hopko Thus, the feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos is the celebration of the fact that all men are “highly exalted” in the blessedness of the victorious Christ, and that this high exaltation has already been accomplished in Mary the Theotokos.Athos has remained with us—in our souls, our hearts, transfigured by the grace of God there, in the tiny Athonite Church of the Transfiguration. Archimandrite Demetrios (Carellas) May the conference attendees, and all of us, be blessed with tears of repentance, so that we all seek God’s grace to become both practitioners and defenders of the Patristic Orthodox “phronema”—given by God’s revelation to the pure hearts of our holy Church Fathers and confirmed by the blood of tens of millions of martyrs, both known and unknown! James Guirguis We see that the promise of the Lord was fulfilled in the disciples. They who could not help a struggling boy, later were filled with the Holy Spirit and did indeed raise men from the dead and heal the sick with their very shadows. From his inner experience he both preached and wrote his books, which still amaze readers with their deepest spirituality, their power, and their appeal.Both of them are venerated by modern Orthodox Christians today, and both are depicted on the icon of the Synaxis of All the Saints of Britain and Ireland that can be found in the Russian Dormition Patriarchal Cathedral in London and elsewhere.
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Eugene Valentinovich keeps the clothes he climbed to the top in as something sacred. Simeon and I keep this journey in our hearts, and share it with you, the readers of this story, with love. Seraphim (Chichagov) Finally, the Divine Sufferer, avoiding His gaze meeting that of His poor, fervently loving Mother, deeply shaken by the Golgotha spectacle, turned His bloodied face to her, seeing His beloved disciple with her, who hadn’t abandoned the Mother of God, pronounced with an affectionate and filial voice, quiet from suffering: Woman behold they son! This promise is given to all of the children of God. It’s not for nothing that these commandments are called the Beatitudes—commandments of human happiness—because by the will of God, man is built so that he can be happy only by living according to these commandments.
Dmitry Lapa This article is dedicated to two female saints of Ireland, whose wide veneration from ancient times has continued in the Emerald Isle.
But what kind of death in general can be called blessed, “good?
” We asked several pastors this question and also asked what kind of death they would like for themselves.
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Batiushka believed there were many who were more worthy than him.
And the fate of the Edinoverie bishop did not promise a quiet and full life.
Archpriest Artemy Vladimirov And perhaps the main edification from today’s feast is the voice of the Heavenly Father, which should resonate in our hearts not just today, but even unto the end of our days.