In this homily, Fr. Athanasios draws from the Gospel passage of the demoniac to show us how demonic possession is happening in our days in various forms.

The usefulness of the parable and its value

How is a parable different from a fable or myth? Why did the Lord use parables? Fr. Athanasios Mitilinaios answers these questions and more in this homily.


How do we reach today’s youth? Fr. Athanasios Mitilinaios tells us what to do and what not to do in his homily on resurrection of the widow’s son in Naïn.


In today’s gospel passage, the Lord begins to preach. Fr. Athanasios talks about the significance of “a beginning” in Creation and in our personal lives.

Homily on the Cross


It is the core of the Gospel, the center of spiritual life, the Tree of Life and the terror of demons. We should not be ashamed of the Precious Cross.

The Parable of the Wicked Farmers

Fr. Athanasios Mitilinaios reveals deeper meanings in today’s parable that apply to all Orthodox Christians today.

The Theology of Bread

Fr. Athanasios Mitilinaios talks about bread, the multiplication miracle, the miracle as preparation for the Eucharist, symbol vs. essence, and Artoklasia.


Teachings of Saint Nicholas Kavasilas: It is not necessary to become a monk

St. Nicholas Kavasilas teaches that the spiritual life does not require one to go far-away and that he should learn all the sciences the world offers.

A Homily on the Jesus Prayer by Saint Mark of Ephesus

Champion of Orthodoxy, St. Mark of Ephesus, explains the Jesus Prayer, its scriptural origin, its inner unity and how it leads us to godliness.

Everything depends on Christ

On November 15, 2022, Metropolitan Seraphim issued the following encyclical, in which he openly and directly condemns the pan-heresy of ecumenism.

“I am an Orthodox Christian, but not a believer”

Your good friend, a scientist and lifelong Orthodox Christian church-goer does not believe in Christ and His Resurrection. Have you shown them this evidence?

Eldress Galaktia: A blessing to the faithful

Eldress Galaktia (+2021) gave her life to serve others, acquired all the virtues and was even visited by the Mother of God. Meet a new star of the Church!

August 4, 2022 by Orthodox Witness
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THE AKATHIST HYMN: History, Significance, Analysis

Take a glance at this post and see the structure of “The Akathist Hymn”, an acrostic poem and “jewel of Theology” comprised of a prelude and 24 stanzas.

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How Christians of the 3rd millennium can apply The Ladder of Divine Ascent in life

Almost fourteen centuries after Saint John wrote “The Ladder” for monks of his day, the way upward remains the same today.

The ultimate goal of ecumenists is to mix-up the faithful

In the past, the devotees of ecumenism pretended to be pious and traditional. Today, they have thrown off their sheepskins, showing their real intentions.

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Bishops: Do not persecute the priests for preserving Orthodox traditions!

In a fiery open letter, Metropolitan Ambrosios of Kalavryta writes that bishops have done more to tear down our faith than anti-Christian government rules.


Abba Pambo’s frightful prophecy about the End Times

A monk once asked Abba Pambo, “Is it true, Abba, that the customs and traditions of Christians will change and there will be no priests in the churches?”

The purpose of temptations

Saint Nektarios of Pentapolis explains why God allows temptations and counsels us to “place our trust in God”.

Did you work in my field?

Abba Isaiah went to a field where the harvest had just ended and teaches the monks a lesson about entitlement.


An age old weapon, an effective cure against fear, terror, and demonic forces are the Psalms of the prophet David. By Metropolitan Neophytos of Morphou.

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