St John the Archbishop and Wonderworker of Novgorod

Saint John, Archbishop of Novgorod, was born at Novgorod of the pious parents Nicholas and Christina. He passed his childhood in quiet and peaceful surroundings.

After the death of their parents, John and his brother Gabriel decided to establish a small monastery in honor of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos with their inheritance….

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The Stavropegic Monastery of Saint John the Baptist in Essex

The Lord guided blessed elder Sofronios to establish an orthodox monastery, the Patriarchal and Stavropegic Monastery of Saint John the Baptist in Essex in the United Kingdom, a place where, as the heart of Europe, there is unrestrained rationalism, capitalism and the doctrine of “each one for himself” . This monastery beams out the warmth of the East and spreads the fragrance of the Ecumenical Orthodoxy: of love and brotherhood in the midst of the frostiness of the western world. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

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