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Every year on June 24th the Church remembers in a special way the birth of the great prophet, John the Baptist. This is also the day of our yearly recalling the beginning of the Monastery of Christ in the Desert, on June 24th, 1964. On that day our three founders,...read more
In 1066, St. George of the Black Mountain, monk. He spent time in several monasteries, and lived on Mount Athos. His great work was to translate the Bible and the Greek theological heritage into his native... read more