Mountains After Rain

Mountains to the west of the monastery as the clouds lift after rain.

Sunrise After Rain

It began to rain on Saturday, and the rain continued through the night, the first rain since last spring. On Sunday morning, a faint sunlight appeared for just a moment as the rain clouds lifted.

Ceramic Cross

A ceramic tile with a beautiful cross in shades of blue. There are two such tiles on the back wall of the Chapel of the Burning Bush, one to either side of a large icon of the Tree of Jesse, depicting the genealogy of Christ.

Ceramic Inscription

The ceramic inscription over the throne of the Archbishop in the Chapel of the Burning Bush.

+ Ἀρχιερατεύοντος Κυρίου Ἀρχιεπισκόπου Ἰωαννικίου καὶ Οἰκονόμου ὄντος ἐν πόλει Δαμασκοῦ Γέροντος Κυρίου Φιλοθέου ἐτελειόθη τὸ παρὸν ἔργον ͵ΑΧΠ΄ ἐν μηνὶ Αὐγούστου.

+ When Master Archbishop Ioannikios was High Priest, and the Elder Master Philotheos was Oikonomos in […]