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SIGNS OF THE END TIMES (SET) SERIES

How to preserve the inner peace in a busy world? (Fr....

Fr. Rafail Noica, a Romanian disciple of Fr. Sophrony Sakharov, talks about the possibility to preserve the inner peace in a busy world. Fr. Rafail: How...
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On biometric health cards

THE PATH OF HUMILITY (TPH) SERIES

Jesus Prayer and the danger of pride (Fr. Dionisie)

Fr. Dionisie talks about Jesus Prayer and the danger of pride: "As hard it is to acquire the prayer of the heart, as easy...

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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Patriarch of the People (POP) – S01E01

One of the most interesting and rare interviews with His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Pavle who reposed in the Lord on November 15, 2009. Patriarch Pavle...
Dumitru Staniloae - The Future Theologyvideo

Fr. Dumitru Staniloae – Our future theology

Fr. Dumitru Staniloae, the greatest Romanian Orthodox theologian of the twentieth century, talks about the theology of tomorrow, that should be "the theology of...
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A moment can be a time and a sigh can be...

In this video, Fr. Arsenie talks about the prayer rule in Christian life and gives us some valuable wisdom: we have to be honest and...
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Hell is not a parable! (Fr. Ephraim of Arizona)

Fr. Ephraim of Arizona talks about the reality of Hell versus the Hell of consciousness in the theology of the Christian East. Fr. Ephraim: Today, theologians,...
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Archimandrite Ephraim – The first step of spiritual life

In this video recording, Archimandrite Ephraim, Abbot of the Vatopaidi Monastery talks about the first step of spiritual life. The first step of spiritual...

TESTIMONIES

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Two miracles of St. Porphyrios in Greece

Metropolitan Athanasios of Cyprus recalls 2 miracles of St. Porphyrios in Greece. -a bus filled with nuns traveled a 5 hour distance in 10 minutes -an...
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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:...
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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The importance of a spiritual father (Fr. Ghelasie)

Fr. Ghelasie talks about the importance of a spiritual father and tells us a real story from his monastery: "Look at this brother, he...
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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...

PRAYERS

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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...
Prayers Confession Fr. Sofian Boghiuvideo

Prayers before the Mystery of Confession

Fr. Sofian prays before the Holy Mystery of Confession, as an orthodox priest. He was also a well know church painter persecuted for his faith...
Met. Ioan - Praying for the little girlvideo

Prayer for the little girls (Metropolitan Ioan)

Heart touching video of Metropolitan John of Timisoara who asks for prayer for healing for three little girls, one of them suffering from leukemia. "You...

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