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Fr. George Kapsanis - Great Lent, the tithe of the yearvideo

Great Lent, the tithe of the year (Fr. George Kapsanis)

Fr. George Kapsanis, former abbot of the Monastery of Gregoriou (Mount Athos) talks about the Great Lent as the tithe of the year. Fr. George: "With the...
StPaisios - Let our soul always thirst for Godvideo

St. Paisios: “Let our soul always thirst for God”

A tape-recorded conversation with St. Paisios the Athonite. He talks about the power of humility and the soul's thirst for Heavenly Joy and union...
Geron Nikon - On fastingvideo

The power of fasting (Fr. Nikon of New Skete)

In this video, Fr. Nikon of New Skete, Mount Athos, talks about the power of fasting and the common misconception that 'it is not...
Fr. Nikon - Journey to Orthodoxyvideo

A journey from Western Christianity via Hinduism to Orthodoxy

Wisdom from Mount Athos (WMA) Series - S01E07 Fr. Nikon of New Skete remembers an Englishman who was troubled by his Church and went...
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Fr. Petroniu – How to breathe God like air (WMA, S01E02)

The former abbot of the Skete of the Forerunner , Fr. Petroniu Tanase, talks about the real meaning of Jesus Prayer: "in everything that...
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Fr. Petroniu – What about ‘The Da Vinci Code’? (WMA, S01E05)

The former abbot of the Skete of the Forerunner , Fr. Petroniu Tanase, talks about Christians reading harmful books like 'The Da Vinci Code'. He...
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”My poor childhood” (Fr. Dionisie Ignat)

Fr. Dionysios Ignat the Athonite is remembering his poor childhood, they were 8 brothers and they were often eating a lot of cornmeal,...
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Fr. Dionisie – God’s help is not human (WMA, S01E06)

Fr. Dionysios Ignat the Athonite talks about God's help, stating that every help is not just for this earthly world, but is directed towards eternity. Fr. Dionysios: If...
Fr Ephraim of Katounakia - Jesus Prayervideo

How to say the Jesus Prayer? (Fr. Ephraim of Katounakia)

Fr. Ephraim of Katounakia, a well known ascetic and spiritual father of Mount Athos, disciple of Elder Joseph the Hesychast, teaches us how to...
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Fr. Dionisie – I am worse than everybody else (WMA, S01E04)

Fr. Dionysios Ignat the Athonite talks about humility giving an example that is found in the texts of the divine services (composed by St....

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