Ruined Walls

Ruined walls of ancient kellia on the north face above the monastery.

A detail of the photograph.


There is no end to the stairs at Sinai.


Winter sun on the parapet

Saint Catherine 2020

This year we celebrated the feast of Saint Catherine, but the monastery services remain closed to visitors. Although we have only a few chanters, we were still able to have a full vigil service that began at 8:00 PM and ended at 3:30 AM. The service was most beautiful. The church was adorned with embroideries […]


Dreaming of a sparrow snack.