Saint of the Day 11th June

St. Barnabas Lived: | Feast Day: Saturday, June 11, 2016 Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, comes as close as anyone outside the Twelve to being a full-fledged apostle. He was closely associated with St. Paul (he introduced Paul to Peter and the other apostles) and served as a kind of mediator between the former persecutor [...]

A Wounded Hand Nailed to the Cross — ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FAITH AND LIFE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7vvPXz-Qes A Retreat and Pilgrimage to Panagia Eleousa, Mikrokastro — Reflections A retreat! Amidst various Lenten temptations and “the purifying draught of dishonour, sneers, derision and insults”! Mikrokastro monastery is my haven of peace, silence, hesychia and spiritual refreshment under the protecting Veil of the Theotokos. The grace-filled presence of Panagia Eleousa and the mesmerizing [...]