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SIGNS OF THE END TIMES (SET) SERIES

8 questions of Saint Paisios the Athonite

Tape recording of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos where he asks himself essential questions about the spiritual life of the contemporary Christians. Signs of the...
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THE PATH OF HUMILITY (TPH) SERIES

Fr Proclu – The stupid should stay silent (TPH, S01E02)

How the true humility works: a short recording with the contemporary Romanian Hermit, Fr Proclu. Series: The Path of Humility (THP, S01E02) Fr Proclu: "I heard someone saying...

FATHER OF PEACE (FP) SERIES

”Who can fight against love?” (Elder Thaddeus)

In this video recording Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica talks about the unique power of Christian love, showing that "there is no weapon that can...

DEATH AND DYING (DD) SERIES

”We have to leave this earth empty-handed”

Elder Cleopa gives us the example of Alexander the Great who, when he saw death staring in his face, said: "both my hands be...

DIVINE SERVICES

Metropolitan Paul of Aleppo: “I see Thy bridal chamber…”

It's been almost 5 years since Metropolitan Paul (Yazigi) has been kidnapped in the province of Aleppo, Syria, together with the Syriac Orthodox archbishop, Mor...

TODAY'S PICKS

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The path of sainthood: the path of humility (otelders trailer #2)

It's been 8 years since we initially launched the otelders platform. Our efforts have been to comfort and inspire Christians and seekers around the...
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Beyond torture – the gulag of Pitesti and the new martyrs

The Sunday after Easter is the eighth day of the paschal celebration, called the Antipascha. The scripture reading from Acts presents the miraculous liberation...
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Inward journey to Saint Herman of Alaska

Watch here how Christians celebrate St. Herman of Alaska on Spruce Island (Kodiak, AK). The island was home to the hermitage of Herman of Alaska...
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”CHRIST is ALIVE! Live from that!” (Metr. George Khodr)

Metropolitan Georges Khodr of Mount Lebanon has been a Shepherd of the Church for almost 50 years and a masterful theologian. He recently resigned...
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”Christianity is not a doctrine” (Fr. Roman Braga)

Fr. Roman Braga, a survivor of torture in Communist prisons, talks about Orthodoxy as a way of life and as an encounter with the...

TESTIMONIES

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How I became an Orthodox Christian

Fr. Raphael talks about his return to Orthodoxy passing through Protestantism. He refers to the Holy Communion, the true Flesh and Blood of...
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Fr. Rafail – My First Encounter with Father Sophrony

Fr. Rafail remembers his first encounter with his spiritual father, Fr. Sophrony Sakharov at Essex Monastery in the '60s. Subtitles: English (YTranslations Ltd), Romanian Fr. Rafail:...
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Remembering Fr. Paisie Olaru

Metropolitan Andrew of Cluj is remembering his first encounter with Fr. Paisios Olaru from Sihla Skete / Sihastria Monastery, Neamt, Romania. This may...
Elder Aimilianos - Do you know why God put your eyes right therevideo

Elder Aimilianos: “Do you know why God put your eyes right...

Fr. Iakovos, a disciple of Elder Aimilianos of Simonopetra (Mount Athos) remembers one of his encounters with his spiritual father. Location & video source: St....
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Fr. Sophrony giving candies to a child

Fr. Rafail, a disciple of Fr. Sophrony, talks about how Fr. Sophrony used to give candies to children... he had his own style... This video...

PRAYERS

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Divine Liturgy with Saint Porphyrios (Audio Recording)

Today, the Orthodox Church commemorates our Venerable Father Porphyrios of Kafsokalyvia († 2 December 1991). Here you have an audio recording of the Divine Liturgy...
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Praying with Saint Porphyrios (Video Recording)

Watch here a rare video recording with Saint Porphyrios of Kafsokalyvia († 2 December 1991). He prays for his spiritual children, that God may protect them from evil spirits...
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Fr. Ioan Iovan – Prayer of Absolution

Archimandrite Ioan Iovan (1922-2008), who spent 10 years in the Romania's Communist prisons, says the prayer of Absolution in the Holy Mistery of Confession. This...

Theology and Spirituality (TS) Series

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