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How St Paisios of Mt Athos dealt with a youth suffering from homosexual desires

"The following is an account regarding how St Paisios handled the issue of homosexuality at one point in his life. This story was told by his spiritual child, Metropolitan Athanasios Lemesol, who witnessed this first-hand. There was once a young man who struggled greatly with the passion of homosexuality. He tried everything he could to… Continue reading How St Paisios of Mt Athos dealt with a youth suffering from homosexual desires

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St. Ardina Malika Youssef (1992): Om al Ghalaba – the mother of the poor

Lifestory Born in 1910 in Souhag, Om Abdel Sayed manifested spiritual maturity at an early age. She lost her mother early and her father was harsh on her. When she was 7 years old she used to ran away a far distance to pray. She trained herself at an early age to fast for all… Continue reading St. Ardina Malika Youssef (1992): Om al Ghalaba – the mother of the poor

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Fr Petronios St Mary (2014) – Quick to respond

English version also found here Contents Childhood Education and Career Postgraduate studies Relationship with the saints Internal struggle before entering the monastery Entering the monastery His service in the monastery Simplicity of heart Humility and kindness Daily visit to cemetry tafoos Metanio to workers Foreknowledge of his departure time The last moments Heavenly testimonies Miracles… Continue reading Fr Petronios St Mary (2014) – Quick to respond

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Fr Sidarose Akhnoukh: The priest ordained by Christ Himself

Sadek Akhnoukh was born in the year 1890 in the village of Al Biyadiya, of the Minya Governorate. He grew to become a successful business man and glorified the Lord through his honesty and good works in the workplace. He was nominated for the priesthood several times, but refused. On one night, as Sadek was falling… Continue reading Fr Sidarose Akhnoukh: The priest ordained by Christ Himself

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Random pieces about St Kyrillos VI

  Short account of his life 9 March 2019 The Departed, His Holines Pope Kyrillos (Cyri) VI. The 115th Successor to St. Mark the Evangelist (1902-1971) His Holiness Pope Kyrillos (Cyril) VI (Atta) of Alexandria (transliterated Kyrellos, or Kirellos), born Azer Atta (August 2, 1902 – March 9, 1971), was Coptic Orthodox Pope from 1959… Continue reading Random pieces about St Kyrillos VI

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10 great saint quotes about humility

1) St Makarios the Great  This is the mark of Christianity—however much a man toils, and however many righteousnesses he performs, to feel that he has done nothing, and in fasting to say, "This is not fasting," and in praying, "This is not prayer," and in perseverance at prayer, "I have shown no perseverance; I… Continue reading 10 great saint quotes about humility