FMSM Third Year Report

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FMSM Third Year Report

As we approach the Nativity and the third anniversary of the launch of FMSM, I would like to convey the heartfelt appreciation that the Fathers of St. Catherine's have often expressed for all who have been so kind to send donations. Read more....

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Nativity of the Theotokos, 2017

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Nativity of the Theotokos, 2017

"Your nativity, O Theotokos, announced joy to all the world!"

Heavenly and earthly paradise share a single reality in this 16th century icon from St. Catherine’s. Euphoria at the birth of the Theotokos reaches from the spiritual realm into the earthly, for the ladder envisioned by Jacob now reaches from earth into heaven.  Read more... 

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‘Who do <i>you</i> say I am?’

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‘Who do you say I am?’

...Archbishop Damianos of Sinai has pointed out that the manifestation of the Holy Trinity at the Transfiguration was foreshadowed by the earlier theophany on Mount Sinai, where the voice of God, the light of the Sun of Righteousness, and the cloud of the Holy Spirit were all similarly present. Read more....

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Progress Update

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Progress Update

Dear Friends of Mount Sinai Monastery, Several people have asked how things are going at St. Catherine's, so we wanted to pass along this update on their work and the status of visitors. Read more... 

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From Ascension to Pentecost, 2017

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From Ascension to Pentecost, 2017

Christ opens his earthly ministry by receiving the Holy Spirit “as one of us” in the waters of the Jordan. He brings it to a close, at the Mystical Supper, with a promise to relay the gift to His followers. But to their great dismay, there is a condition. Read more...

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