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How the monks make kollyva on the Holy Mountain!

On the Holy Mountain, the abbots of the last hundred years are commemorated, as well as the priests and monks of the last thirty and kollyvo is also made every time an icon is placed in the church for veneration. Every Saturday, however, the departed are remembered unless it’s the return of a feast of the Lord: a little zinc plate of boiled wheat is placed under the icon of Christ.

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Mount Athos calls for help!

Place of ascetism and intense spiritual life. Place of sanctification and salvation. Where people renounce worldly joys to experience heavenly life. Mount Athos is a living source of holiness, a blessed place where the monks struggle to preserve the Orthodox…

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