A letter received from the Holy Monastery of St Gregory on Mount Athos defending the name of their abbot and elder from criticism in a previous article.
A short exhortation by the abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery, Archimandrite Luke, on the eve of Great Lent (Feb. 5/18, 2018) on the constant struggle necessary to change our life in conformity to the Gospel commandments.
On the eve of June 28th, 2016 (o.s.), the feast of the Holy Venerable Fathers Sergius and Herman of Valaam, the abbot of Hoy Trinity Monastery Archimandrite Luke tonsured a monk into the lesser schema and a novice into the rank of rassaphore monk. Following the tonsures, Fr Luke greeted the new monks with this short exhortation.
A sermon delivered by Archimandrite Luke (Murianka) on the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord (Dec. 25, 2016 / January 7, 2017).
We begin the Great Fast with the command of our Saviour to forgive one another in order to receive from our Lord complete forgiveness of our sins. But this is only the beginning.
In light of the upcoming Sunday of the Forefathers, we offer this reflection on three Old Testament figures who prefigured and prophecied the coming Messiah, while preparing Israel for his coming: The righteous Abraham, the prophets Moses and Elijah.