355. Saint Nektarios: What the Movie didn’t tell us

I hope you’ve seen the movie “Man of God” *, an accurate portrayal of part of the life of Saint Nektarios of Pentapolis, also known as Saint Nektarios the Wonderworker of Aegina. If not, you can find it at https://www.amazon.com/Man-God-Aris-Servetalis/dp/B0B5YLH2LC  and several other places. (Please do not confuse it with the movie No Man of God which […]

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63. The Wonderful Works of Saint Nicholas – Part One

Saint Nicholas in May? Because on May 9, 1087 Saint Nicholas arrived in Bari in southern Italy. Merchants from Bari had translated (moved) his body from his tomb in his home town, Myra of Lycia in Asia Minor. Well, actually they stole him. This seems to have been chiefly a business venture. Holy Nicholas would […]

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34. 2007 Trip, Part 2: Patmos – Revelation, Nektarios (on Patmos?!), True Religion

The Revelation I came home from Patmos with a great tan which must have been a miracle, because my last post implied that I spent all my time there in church – yes? No. Afternoons I found this little beach ‘way away from town – usually had it to myself – and I read. My […]

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24. My Travels: 2006, Part One – Saint Nektarios strikes again!

I try to post every Friday; otherwise who knows when I’d get them done. I’m sorry to be a week late with this one, without giving you fair warning. I was just too busy to post. Our Pastor Father David Moga was away at the national Antiochian Archdiocese Convention, so I the retired priest took the regular […]

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19. The Big Trip: 2005, Part 3 – Saint Nektarios, England

Did Saint Nektarios do it again? It was time to head to London, and on the way I naturally stopped by to visit Saint Nektarios again. I’ve told you (Blog posts  7 and 12) that on my first two visits the saint seemed to arrange my transportation. Surely this great holy man must have better things […]

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