August 31, 2019

The Best of August 2019 by the Mystagogy Resource Center (MRC)

Below is the monthly review for the month of August 2019 of the ten most popular articles on, then all the posts made on the other websites of the Mystagogy Resource Center. As for the most popular post from all the websites of the Mystagogy Resource Center for the month of August, that honor goes to:

1. On the Controversial Statements of Metropolitan Neophytos of Morphou

2. The Snakes of the Panagia Have Made Their Appearance in Kefallonia (2019)

3. The Veneration of Saint Phanourios in the Orthodox Church

4. Black People and the Kingdom of Heaven

5. Filon Ktenidis and the Establishment of the Monastery of Panagia Soumela in Vermio

6. What Happened to the Letter of Christ to King Abgar of Edessa?

7. The Relics of Saint Natalia in Milan

8. The Vision of Sophiani Which Took Place in Constantinople in 1607

9. The Turkish Persecutor of Christians Who Was Healed by Saint Myron of Crete in 1840

10. The Sainthood of Emperor Justinian I According to Saint Nikodemos the Hagiorite

1. Marilyn Monroe and Dostoevsky

2. The Drama Of My Life: Blogs, Cell Phones, and the End of Privacy

3. Saint Phanourios, Patron Saint of Karagiozis Puppeteers

4. Byzanfest 2019: An Orthodox Christian Online Short Film Festival

1. Science and the Orthodox Church in 18th and Early 19th Century Greece: Sociological Considerations

1. Are the Prophecies of Saint Kosmas the Aitolos Authentic? The True Story

2. The Righteous Shall Dwell in Eternal Fire

3. The Vision of Sophiani Which Took Place in Constantinople in 1607

4. The Norms of Earthly Life in the Eschaton

1. A Ninth Century Rebuke of "Extraterresterial Beings" by Bishop Agobard of Lyon

2. A Conversation on Psychiatric Illnesses and Demonic Possession with Elder Epiphanios Theodoropoulos

3. The Holy Elder That Invited a Demon To Possess Him

4. The Antidote to Demonic Possession

1. Sermon Against the Anti-Jewish Pograms in the Russian Empire (Metr. Anthony Khrapovitsky of Kiev)

2. Overcoming Both Fear and Fearlessness

1. Questions and Answers 98 - 102

1. 21 - Book Review: "The Church Impotent: The Feminization of Christianity"

1. The Education of Children (St. Sebastian Dabovich)

1. "Give Heed To Thyself" (A Homily of St. Basil the Great)

1. "The Salvation of Sinners" in "The Way of a Pilgrim"

1. "Proud God Loving Christian" Kills 20 in Mass Shooting in El Paso

2. How I Participated in a Dutch Ritual Against My Will