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THE LIFE AND LABORS OF ST KOSMAS OF AETOLIA

St Kosmas the Aetolian preaching

By Athanasios Zoetakis (Translation by OrthoChristian.com) PART 1 In 1714, in the small mountain town of Megalo Dendro in Aetolia,[1] a boy was born. Little could anyone have guessed that this child would someday become not only a great Orthodox saint, but also a historical figure, who would determine to a great extent the fate of the Balkan region. Little is ... Read More »

Diatribe: Saint Demetrios

St Demetrios of Thessalonica

      Saint Demetrios’ popularity in the Orthodox faith as a warrior saint is strange considering the Church’s pacifist teachings  Dean Kalimniou – Neos Kosmos – 20 Oct 2014 The traditional iconography of some of the ‘warrior’ saints of the Orthodox Church has always disconcerted me a little. Saint Eustathios, Saint Minas, Saint George and Saint Dimitrios are invariably ... Read More »