It is known that St. Menas was born in the year 285 A.D. in Egypt in a pious family, his parents were Eudixius and Euphemia. His parents had long been awaiting to have children. During a feast dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Euphemia was praying with tears to an icon of the Most Holy Mother …

Continue reading Saint Menas The Great Martyr and Wonderworker

Saint Nektarius, the great wonderworker of modern times, was born Anastasius Kephalas in Selebria, Thrace on October 1, 1846. Since his family was poor, Anastasius went to Constantinople when he was fourteen in order to find work. Although he had no money, he asked the captain of a boat to take him. The captain told …

Continue reading St Nektarius Kephalas the Metropolitan of Pentapolis

Church celebrates Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel together with all the angels. By the word “archangel” we mean “greater than angels” or “the first of the angels.” And “angel” means “messenger” because herald angels on earth and make known God’s people. The angels are “ministering spirits,” says the prophet David; Him, Who make His angels …

Continue reading Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel

The Holy Archangels make up the eighth angelic flesh of the nine known and serve God incessantly, communicating to His people His will. Sacred Scripture and Holy Tradition testify to the continuing relationship of heavenly powers with men and reveal the name of seven Archangels: Michael, Gabriel, Rafail, Uriil, Salatiil, Iegudiil, and Varahil, to which …

Continue reading Well known Archangels

About creation So, for the good and too good God was not satisfied with the contemplation of his own, but the crowd goodness deigned to do anything to receive His favor and partake of his goodness, bring non-existence to existence and creates the universe both the invisible and the visible, and man, which is composed …

Continue reading The unseen world of the Holy Angels

Numele de Dimitrie (varianta cu iz bisericesc) sau Dumitru (varianta populara) mosteneste pe anticul Demétrios, si spune si el despre capacitatea de preluare, de pastrare si de primenire a crestinismului, care-si insuseste si adauga tot ceea ce avea bun lumea veche. Dumitru este, alaturi de alte cateva, unul dintre acele nume cu mare folosinta pana …

Continue reading The saint who embalms the Fall

Saint Demetrius, the Venerable from Basarabi, whose Holy Relics are in the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, is celebrated on the 27th of October. Although not known when Pious Dimitrie lived, we know it was born in the village of Basarabi, south of the Danube, during Vlach-Bulgarian Empire, founded by brothers Peter and Asan (XIII century). Finding …

Continue reading Miracles of St. Demetrios from Basarabi

Is one of the most peaceful and spiritual place for the whole Christianity because here, according to the legend, is sheltered one of the most valuable icons representing the Holy Mother and Jesus as a Child, painted by Saint Luca – the Evangelist and brought on these places by Andrew, the first called of the …

Continue reading Namaesti Monastery