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Saturday, November 6, 2010

0038 - Holy Relics kept at Athonite Monasteries.


The tomb of St. Athanasios the Athonite, founder of The Holy Monastery of Megisti Lavra and organised monasticism on Mount Athos.


The holy gifts, given to Jesus by the three wise men in Bethlehem in their reliquary kep at the Holy Monastery of Agiou Pavlou, Mount Athos.


The largest piece of the Holy true Cross in the world, kept at the Holy Monastery of Xiropotamou, Mount Athos.


  
A piece of the Holy Skull of St. Andrew the first called Apostle, kept at the Holy Skete of St. Andrew, Karies, Mount Athos.


The Holy Skull of St. John Chrysostom, with his ear still intact. It is said that his ear has remained incorrupt because an Angel of the Lord would whisper into this ear whilst he was writing his numerous works. It is kept at the Holy Monastery of Vatopediou, Mount Athos.


The incorrupt right hand of St. John Chrysostom, kept at  the Holy Monastery of Philotheou, Mount Athos.




The Holy right arm of St. Andrew the first called Apostle, kept at the Holy Monastery of Vatopediou, Mount Athos.



The Holy leg of St. Panteleimon, kept at the Holy Monastery of Vatopediou, Mount Athos.



The Holy right hand of St. John the Baptist, kept at The Holy Monastery of Dionysiou, Mount Athos.

8 comments:

  1. Indeed, He is risen!

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  2. Glory be to God+++

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  3. Glory Be to God for All Things!

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  4. is the right hand of lohn the baptist authentic...

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  5. As a person who is interested in the historical aspect of the Orthodox church (not just the faith), is there a way to prove that the hand of John the Baptist is real?

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