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Recommended Books

Books Recommended by Father Kosmas 

The Lives of the Saints

* The Prologue of Ochrid (2 volume set) by St Nikolai Velimirovich, published by Sebastian Press www.sebastianpress.org

* The Synaxarion – The Lives of the Saints of the Orthodox Church (7 volume set) by Hieromonk Makarios of Simonos Petra published by Holy Convent of the Annunciation of Our Lady Ormylia, Chalkidiki, Greece. Distributor: Alexander Press, Canada.  

http://www.alexanderpress.com/downloads/APB_Synaxarion_7vols%20rev-email.pdf

* The Lives of Saints (30 Volume set) published by Holy Dormition Sisterhood

 www.orthodoxtalks.com/content/HDS%20Catalogue.pdf

* The Great Synaxaristes of the Orthodox Church (14 volume set – includes Triodion and Pentecostarion) published by Holy Apostles Convent, Coloradowww.holyapostlesconvent.org

* Saints from All Walks of Life: Brief Homilies on the Lives of the Saints by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* Fragrant Flowers: Orthodox Homilies on the Lives of the Saints by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

 

Spiritual Counsels and Teachings

* Christ is in Our Midst, Letters from a Russian Monk by Father John of Valamo published by St Vladimir's Seminary Press

* Russian Letters of Spiritual Direction by Saint Macarius, Starets of Optina published by St Vladimir's Seminary Press

* Spiritual Counsels of Saint John of Kronstadt published by St Vladimir's Seminary Press

* Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives: The Life and Teachings of Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

Shepherd of Souls: The Life and Teachings of Elder Cleopa, Master of Inner Prayer and Spiritual Father of Romania published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

* May God Give You Wisdom: The Letters of Father John Krestiankin published by St Xenia Skete Press 

A Journey to Heaven, Counsels on the Particular Duties of Every Christian by St Tikhon of Zadonsk published by Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville

* Indication of the Way into the Kingdom of Heaven: An Introduction to Christian Life by Saint Innocent of Alaska published by Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville

* Monastic Wisdom: The Letters of Elder Joseph the Hesychast published by St Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery, Arizona

* Counsels for Life: From the Life and Teachings of Father Epiphanios published by Orthodox Kypseli Publications

* Guidance Toward Spiritual Life: Answers to the Questions of Disciples by Saints Barsanuphius and John published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

 

The Orthodox Faith

* Missionary Conversations with Protestant Sectarians by Rev. Kyril Zaits published by Holy Trinity Publications

* The Truth of Our Faith I by Elder Cleopa of Romania published by Uncut Mountain Press

* The Truth of Our Faith II – On the Christian Mysteries by Elder Cleopa of Romania published by Uncut Mountain Press

 

Ancient and Contemporary Saints and Elders, Eldresses and Righteous

* Saint Nektarios: The Saint of Our Century by Sotos Chondropoulos published by Kainourgia GE Publications

* Blessed John the Wonderworker: A Preliminary Account of the Life and Miracles of Archbishop John Maximovitch by Father Seraphim Rose published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

* Father Seraphim Rose: His Life and Works by Hieromonk Damascene published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

Abbot Haralambos Dionysiatis – Teacher of Noetic Prayer by Monk Joseph Dionysiatis 

* Papa Dimitri Gagastathis: The Man of God - Life, Miracles & Spiritual Counsels of a Simple Priest of our Days published by Orthodox Kypseli Publications

* Avvakum the Barefoot (1894-1978) by Monk Theodoretos the Hagiorite published by Orthodox Book Centre

* Apostle to Zaire: The Life and Legacy of Blessed Father Cosmas of Grigoriou by Demetrios Aslanidis & Monk Damascene Grigoriatis published by Uncut Mountain Press

Elder Arsenios the Cave-Dweller (1886-1983) by Monk Joseph Dionysiatis

* The Blessed Elder George Karslides (1901-1959) by Monk Moses the Athonite published by Orthodox Kypseli Publications

* Father Philotheos Zervakos (1884-1980): Autobiography, Homilies and Miracles published by Orthodox Kypseli Publications

* Life-Miracles-Prophecies of Saint Seraphim of Viritsa: The New Saint of Orthodox Russian Church 1866-1949 published by Orthodox Kypseli Publications

* Father Arseny, 1893-1973: Priest, Prisoner, Spiritual Father by the servant of God, Alexander published by St Vladimir’s Seminary

* Father George Calciu of Romania – Interviews, Homilies and Talks published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

* Father Kosmas – The Apostle of the Poor by Nomikos M. Vaporis published by Holy Cross Orthodox Press

* Contemporary Ascetics of Mount Athos (Volumes 1 and 2) by Archimandrite Cherubim (Karambelas) published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

* New Confessors of Russia by Archimandrite Damascene published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood

 

Saint Paisios of Mount Athos

* Saint Paisios of Mount Athos by Hieromonk Isaac published by The Holy Monastery of Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian

* Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain by Christodoulos Ageloglou published by Holy Mountain, Greece

* Spiritual Counsels I: With Pain and Love for Contemporary Man by Saint Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Spiritual Counsels II: Spiritual Awakening by Saint Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Spiritual Counsels III: Spiritual Struggle by Saint Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Spiritual Counsels IV: Family Life by Saint Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Spiritual Counsels V: Passions and Virtues by Saint Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Epistles by Saint Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian by Elder Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Elder Hadji-Georgis the Athonite (1809-1886) by Elder Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

* Athonite Fathers & Athonite Matters by Elder Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Convent of the Evangelist John the Theologian

 

Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia

* Wounded By Love: The Life and the Wisdom of Saint Porphyrios published by Denise Harvey

* With Elder Porphyrios: A Spiritual Child Remembers by Constantine Yiannitsiotis published by The Holy Convent of the Transfiguration of the Savior, Milessi

* Elder Porphyrios: Testimonies and Experiences by Klitos Joannidis published by The Holy Convent of the Transfiguration of the Savior, Milessi

* The Divine Flame: Elder Porphyrios Lit in My Heart by Monk Agapios published by The Holy Convent of the Transfiguration of the Savior, Milessi

 

Books by Metropolitan Augoustinos of Florina

* Saints from All Walks of Life: Brief Homilies on the Lives of the Saints by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* Fragrant Flowers: Orthodox Homilies on the Lives of the Saints by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* Drops from the Living Water by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* Sparks from the Apostles by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* On the Divine Liturgy: Orthodox Homilies – Books 1 and 2 by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* Orthodox House of Worship by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* A Panoramic View of Holy Scripture – Books 1 and 2 by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* Follow Me by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* Miracles by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

* A Letter of Consolation to the Bereaved by Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes of Florina published by Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies

 

Family Life

Orthodox Christian Parenting: Cultivating God's Creation published by Zoe Press

* Spiritual Counsels IV: Family Life by Saint Paisios of Mount Athos published by The Holy Monastery of the Evangelist John the Theologian

 

Magic & Sorcery

* Confronting the Devil: Magic and Occult by Rev Vassilios Bakoyiannis published by Orthodox Book Center

 

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