Cross at Sundown

The cross over the Chapel of Saint Stephen at the end of the day.

Chapel of the Forerunner

In March, I was able to spend the first three days of the fast at the Chapel of Saint Panteleimon. I took the occasion to open the Chapel of Saint John the Forerunner, which is nearby. I had never been inside before.

The old door was of wood. When it became dilapidated, some entered […]

Cross in First Light

A wooden cross mounted on a promontory to the south of the monastery receives the first sunlight of a new day.

A detail of the photograph above

Weathered Post

A weathered post behind the kitchen area catches the last rays of sunlight.

Last Beams of Sunlight

The last beams of sunlight as the sun climbs into the sky.

Ἑστῶτες ἦσαν οἱ πόδες ἡμῶν ἐν ταῖς αὐλαῖς σου, ῾Ιερουσαλήμ.

Our feet stood in thy courts, O Jerusalem. (Psalm 121:2)