10 Σεπ 2018 0 Comment

The Grand Duchess Maria Romanov and the Prayers of the Saints

A few months ago, on July 17, Orthodox Christians in Russia and throughout the world observed the 100-year anniversary of the assassination of Tsar Nicholas and his family. A procession was held, starting from the Church on the Blood in...
31 Αυγ 2018 0 Comment

Saint Philoumenos – The Living Saint

Article and poetry by Sofia Kioroglou Tribute to a New Martyr – Our Holy Father Philoumenos of the Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre Martyred at Jacob’s Well, 16/29 November, 1979 Dispeller of the powers of evil You...
20 Ιούν 2018 0 Comment

Anastasios of Sinai

Pilgrimage to Mount Sinai ( 2015) Pictures:view from Mount Sinai   Anastasios of Sinai, also called Anastasius Sinaïta, was a monk and priest in the monastery at Mount Sinai during the second half of the seventh...
29 Απρ 2018 0 Comment

Our next port of call the skete of Saint Chariton in Wadi Faran – Extract from the book ” Literary Journeys to the Holy Land”

My trips to the Holy Land have always been a source of inspiration for my writing and for my books. Today’s feature is about Saint Chariton of Palestine who was a great miracle-worker. Saint Chariton, like my dearest Saint Onuphrius...
21 Απρ 2018 0 Comment

Father George Calciu- Part of the series of articles entitled ” The Saints you don’t know” by Sofia Kioroglou

Faithful to my commitment to dig into the lives of Saints we don't know, I am back with a new installment recounting the life of Father George Calciu. Hope you find his life as fascinating as I did. Happy Reading! His life, torments and...
20 Απρ 2018 0 Comment

Saint Sophia Childcare Initiative. We can all help

Let us all support St Sophia childcare initiative. A home for Orphans in Kampala . Photo: Father Alexandros Mugalu with some of the orphans . The Church belongs to the Orthodox Church . You can all donate 1$ 2$ or 50$  by...
20 Απρ 2018 0 Comment

“The beginning of Monastic Life” by Sofia Kioroglou

​The first document about Christian monks is the “Life of Antony,” by St Athanasius. Ergo, the history of monasticism begins with Antony (c. 250-350). ​The repercussions of this first writing were enormous. But it must not be...
3 Απρ 2018 0 Comment

Orthodox Easter with Father Konstantinos in Kenya- Article by Sofia Kioroglou

Father Konstantinos is doing a marvelous job in Kenya but he needs everyone's support. Severe drought has adversely affected his feeding project and  has hindered the progress of his undertaking. He has just issued a plea for help. I hope...
3 Απρ 2018 1 Comment

“The Saints you don’t know” by Sofia Kioroglou

Prologue " The Saints you don't know" could be an apt title for a new book that would find its pages bursting with Saints whom we have never heard of before or would rather like to keep in oblivion. In our previous features, we touched...
21 Μαρ 2018 0 Comment

Άγιος Ιωάννης Μαξίμοβιτς ο Θαυματουργός

Γεννημένος το 1896 στο χωριό Αδάμοβκα της επαρχίας Χαρκώφ, ο μακάριος ιεράρχης Ιωάννης ανήκε στην ευγενή οικογένεια των...