Fr. Rafail Noica

Fr. Rafail Noica
Fr. Rafail - The power of examplevideo

Fr. Rafail – The power of example in the spiritual life

In this video recording, Fr. Rafail talks about the power of example. He shows that "the more a man lives the commandments of Christ,...
Fr. Rafail - Why are there no longer spiritual fathersvideo

St. Silouan – Why are there no longer spiritual fathers?

Fr. Rafail responds to one of the questions posed by St. Silouan, 'why are there no longer spiritual fathers?' He also talks about the Mystery...
Fr. Rafail - Fr. Sophrony giving candies to a childvideo

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...
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Fr. Rafail: “I realized that Fr. Sophrony was a saint”

Fr. Rafail, a disciple of Fr. Sophrony, talks about the main characteristics of a saint: humbleness and naturalness. These were abundantly found in the...
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What the “fast” means? It is also a very smart diet!

What the "fast" means? It is also a very smart diet! From the 1st through the 14th of August, Orthodox Christians observe the Dormition Fast...
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Fr. Sophrony: “God doesn’t give me any word for you!”

An encounter with Fr. Sophrony Sakharov and Fr. Aimilianos Simonopetritis. Sometimes, a genuine Christian should recognize that he doesn't find in his soul any words...
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Fr. Sophrony: “I have no teeth anymore!”

For now, Fr. Raphael remembers a funny moment with Fr. Sophrony and a shy young student girl that was afraid of meeting with...
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”It’s like he knew!” (Fr. Sophrony)

First Sunday after Pentecost – the Church remembers all of the saints. Although he has not been yet glorified as a saint in the Orthodox...
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The desire to become like God

Fr. Raphael talks about the desire to become like God that is considered a sin only in pagan religions, where `gods of the nations...
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About St. Silouan’s words

Fr. Raphael talks about Saint Silouan the Athonite words: `Keep thy mind in hell, and despair not!` The man should put his trust in...

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