The monastic life in the eastern Orthodox Church – The origin of the monastic life

by Panayiotis Christou

During the fourth century A.D. there appeared within the Church a strong movement of withdrawal from organized society to the desert, a movement which grew ever larger during the subsequent period. Continue reading “The monastic life in the eastern Orthodox Church – The origin of the monastic life”

Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia; The sanctity of the parents is the best way of bringing up children in the Lord

As Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia says: “It’s great to walk, to work, to move and to have your health. But first you should have your spiritual health. Your spiritual health is fundamental, then comes bodily health. Almost all sicknesses come from the lack of trust in God and this creates stressContinue reading “Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia; The sanctity of the parents is the best way of bringing up children in the Lord”

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