March 2, 2020

The Best of February 2020 by the Mystagogy Resource Center (MRC)

Below is the monthly review for the month of February 2020 of the ten most popular articles on, then all the posts made on the other websites of the Mystagogy Resource Center in order of popularity. As for the most popular post from all the websites of the Mystagogy Resource Center for the month of February, that honor goes to:

1. Is the Holy Light of Jerusalem a Scam? Metropolitan Athanasios of Limassol Responds

2. An Update on Vasiliki Plexida, Who Miraculously Survived a Helicopter Crash in 2017

3. "This Is How My Thoughts Perceive Judgment Will Take Place" (St. Paisios the Athonite)

4. The Origins of the Cherubic Hymn

5. Ecumenical Patriarchate Canonizes Seven New Martyrs of Kastoria

6. Saint Lyubov of Ryazan, the Fool for Christ (+ 1921)

7. The Myth of the Pagan Origins of Valentine's Day

8. The First Location Where the Head of Saint John the Baptist Was Found

9. Saint Theoktista Mikhailovna of Voronezh the Fool for Christ (+ 1940)

10. A Prayer of Repentance by St. Symeon the New Theologian

1. Announcement: The Lenten Jesus Films Challenge (20 Films in 40 Days)

2. Movie: "The Horde" (2012)

3. Documentary Trailer: "Philothei the Athenian: The Revolution of a Woman" (2019)

4. Movie: "The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951)

1. Saint Paisios the Athonite and the Chemist

1. How the Protestant Eschatological Mind Was Inherited by 19th Century Greeks

2. The Least of My Brethren (Photis Kontoglou)

1. Saint Ioannikios as a 19th Century Russian Exorcist

2. Saint Auxibios and the Forty Demon Possessed Men

3. Holy Martyr Theokletos the Sorcerer

1. Mysticism (1 of 3)

1. Questions and Answers 128 - 133

1. Book Review: "From Monastery to Hospital: Christian Monasticism and the Transformation of Health Care in Late Antiquity"

1. A Message to Orthodox Youth for Great Lent from Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

1. The Birth of Sci-Fi Cinema

2. Thoughts on the Academy Awards

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