St Basil The Great: Helping The Poor

“When someone steals another’s clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet…

St Irenaeus: Glory of God

“The glory of God is a human being fully alive; and to be alive consists in beholding God” – St Irenaeus

St John of Kronstadt: Praying to Panagia

“When you are about to pray to our Lady the Holy Virgin, be firmly assured, before praying, that you will not depart from her without having received mercy. To think thus and to have confidence in her is meet and right. She is the All-Merciful Mother of God, the Word, and her mercies, incalculably great…

St John Chrysostom: The Holy Scriptures

“The Holy Scriptures were not given to us that we should enclose them in books, but that we should engrave them upon our hearts.” – St John Chrysostom

St John Chrysostom: God’s Love

“God loves us more than a father, mother, friend, or any else could love, and even more than we are able to love ourselves” – St. John Chrysostom  

St John Chrysostom: Happiness

“Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward and learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming greed into gratitude.” – St. John Chrysostom

St Augustine: God is a Physician

“Let us understand that God is a physician, and that suffering is a medicine for salvation, not a punishment for damnation” – St Augustine.

St Justin Popovich: Evil In The World Today

“Why is there so much evil in the world today? Because people have thrown away their most reliable weapon, the all-victorious weapon with which every evil, every sin, and every demon are assuredly vanquished on all battlefields. And this weapon is prayer and fasting. It is the most reliable weaponry, because it is God’s weaponry;…

St Augustine: A Christian

“A Christian is: a mind through which Christ thinks, a heart through which Christ loves, a voice through which Christ speaks, and a hand through which Christ helps” – St Augustine.

St Porphyrios: Become a Saint Anywhere

“It is a great art to succeed in having your soul sanctified. A person can become a saint anywhere. He can become a saint in Omonia Square, if he wants. At your work, whatever it may be, you can become a saint through meekness, patience, and love. Make a new start every day, with new…