Spiritual subjects

Our task (Part 3)

What sort of work will occupy us in paradise? What sort of work did Adam and Eve do? As Scripture says, the Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Delight to cultivate and keep it…

Spiritual subjects

How we shall stand before God (Part 2)

What, then, my dear friends, should our stance be in view of this paradise, which is both within us, and of which we are a part? How does one live in paradise? Naked, but not ashamed (Gen 2.25). And what…

Sermons of Archimandrite Parthenius

Heaven and hell

A sermon of His Beatitude, Archimandrite Parthenius, on the Sunday of the parable for the poor beggar Lazarus, uttered in the monastery Refectory on 4th November 2018 Archimandrite Parthenius Bigorski   My dear ones, today during the Holy Liturgy we…