Window of my Kelli

The setting sun reflects through the window onto the opposite wall of my kelli at Saint Panteleimon’s.

Sunrise from the Promontory

The arrival of a new day, looking across the valley from Saint Panteleimon’s to the peak of Mount Saint Catherine.


Liturgy at the Peak of Mount Sinai

Every year, we celebrate Pentecost all together at the monastery. The following day, Monday of the Holy Spirit, we celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the peak of Mount Sinai. This year we left at four o’clock in the morning. There were thirteen of us — members of the community, and pilgrims from Greece, Russia, […]


Watching the sun slip behind the mountains from the Chapel of Saint Panteleimon.