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Going to Church with Granny and Grandpa

Dimitris Chios

Illustrated by Yanis Antonopoulos

ISBN 978-618-5197-05-6

Price €6

Our beloved grandpa Dimitri returns on a beautiful happy Sunday, to take his grandkids to church.

Come and join them and we’ll all go to church together for the divine Liturgy.

Grandpa Dimitri doesn’t go to work any more. He’s retired from his job. But he hasn’t slowed down one bit. He enjoys doing odd jobs and tending his garden. Sometimes he helps Grandma in the kitchen and with the

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The Way of the Ascetics

Tito Colliander

Prologue by Father Alexandros Kariotoglou

ISBN 978-618-5197-03-2

172 pp.

Price €10

What does ‘asceticism’ actually mean in today’s world? a world where daily physical discipline may be the basic condition of health but spiritual discipline is seen as superfluous, old-fashioned and ultimately unnecessary?

‘Ascetics are not just people in deserts and monasteries, but are mainly people who feel alienated by the pitiful scraps offered by the contemporary way of life and which leave them deeply unsatisfied, endlessly thirsting and hungering.

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Eleftheria [Liberty] and the Journey of the Greek Flag

 Penelope Moraitou

Illustrated by Peggy Fourka

59 pp.

ISBN 978-618-5197-02-5

Price €9

The War of Independence in 1821, the epic Greco-Italian War of 1941, the Polytechnic uprising in 1974: three crucial historical events where Greece played a leading role. A journey through time, that focuses on the defining moments of our recent history. 

Educational aids included.

The well-known writer has given us a work that was missing from

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From the Cross to the Resurrection

Kallistos Ware, Bishop of Diocleia

162 pp.

ISBN 978-618-5197-16-2

Price €9

We waited, and at last our expectations were answered. When the Patriarch chanted ‘Christ is Risen’, a heavy weight was removed from our souls. We felt as though we too had risen from the dead.

Kallistos Ware speaks to us of the progress and the expectation contained in the journey of Great Lent, of the fast and its Cross, the process that culminates in the ineffable joy of the Resurrection.This publication is a collaboration between the author and Mother Maria, 

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The Ladder of the Beatitudes

Jim Forest

Prologue by Father Spyridon Vasilakos

Translated by Thanos Kiosoglou

Back cover illustration by Father Stamatis Skliris

Front cover photograph by Panos Gouliaris

ISBN 978-618-5197-09-4

247 pp.

Price €13

Prologue by Father Spyridon Vasilakos

In the aisles of a big bookshop, the books are arranged by category: poetry, philosophy, literature, theology, history. When you take a book in your hands, though, it leaves the

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The Day of the Archangel Michael

Stories from the garden of Optina

By Nina Pavlova

Translated by Father Yorgos Konispoliatis

ISBN 978-618-5197-04-9

Price €17

‘Our entire life is a great divine mystery. Everything that surrounds us, however insignificant it appears, possesses enormous significance. We will only fully understand the meaning of our experiences in the life to come. We should treat our life with such care, yet we skim it like the pages of a book, without understanding what it contains! Nothing in life is accidental, everything proceeds in accordance with God’s will.’

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The ‘Birthday’

A novel

Niki Trakosii

ISBN 978-618-5197-06-3

Price €9

A great secret, and an even greater lesson. The kind of lesson that only life can provide, if we allow ourselves to be taught…For it is life itself that offers the greatest lessons. And although we often miss unrepeatable opportunities, although we waste our precious time and are dragged along by the current of the world we inhabit, the offer is there, waiting for us to notice it.

The sooner we decide to give our life true meaning and achieve the immortality for

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From the Synaxarion of Love

 

Father Demetrius Fourlemadis

Pertinent aspects of the patristic and neptic experience

ISBN 978-618-5197-13-1

Price €4.80

Our life is rapidly distancing itself from the patristic sense of community, and we are obliged to live out our lives within a context that is contentious, demanding and competitive. Suspicion, mistrust, and lack of faith are on the increase. The village has been replaced by the apartment block, where the tenants neither know nor care about their neighbours, even when they live on the same floor. Even in church there is no less of a gap: the worshippers

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Our Self and the Other

 

Reflections on human relationships

Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh

Selection and editing: Maria Fafaliou

ISBN 978-618-5197-08-7

Price €9

Who are we? What do we want out of life? What really counts for us and for those around us? This book is an existential approach to these questions by a man both of the church and of science, a compilation of the thoughts of Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh (Anthony Bloom), who lived through the turbulence of exile and war: personal experiences from his long career as a doctor and later as a priest, as well as third-person testimonies. His work,

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The Blessedness of the Everyday

The Blessedness of the Everyday

Father Demetrius Fourlemadis

ISBN 978-618-51971-7-9

Price €4.80

A new book about the most important moment of our life: the PRESENT.

A person today, a member of an ordinary family battling with everyday problems and necessities, needs to feel that the Church is there to support him, not that it is about to denounce him and send him to hell. He needs a language of faith that is capable of compassion. He does not need a whip and a judgmental attitude.

 

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RETURN

Repentance and confession: the return to God and the Church

Metropolitan Nektarios (Antonopoulos) of Argolis

50 000 copies, 104 pages

ISBN 978-618-81751-6-7,

€8

This little book is addressed those who are struggling for salvation. In simple terms, it attempts to answer questions and to help the reader re-orientate him or herself in relation to the great and compassionate mystery of Holy Confession.

Through confession we discover how hard and painful it is to truly repent. But at the same time it boosts our courage to encounter Christ just as we are: sinners filled with hope;

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LORD JESUS CHRIST HAVE MERCY ON ME

Yorgos H. Katsos

A practical guide to the Jesus prayer

252 pages, ISBN 9-786188-175198

€9,5

Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son and Word of the Father, exhorted His Disciples to invoke His Holy Name, asking for whatever they needed to carry out their task on Earth. The Apostle Paul, too, warmly recommended continual prayer, saying ‘Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks’.

And the question is, why should we not do likewise? 

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THE 7 KEYS TO THE LORD’S PRAYER

Katerina Mouriki

Illustrated by Yannis Antonopoulos

Theological editing and glossary: Fr Alexandros & Angeliki Kariotoglou

ISBN 978-618-81751-1-2

€8

 

This is a comic book about the most important prayer that the Lord bequeathed to us. Without being didactic, without employing unusual words and meanings, but with a lot of humour, bright colours and games, the child learns about communicating with God and about the living presence of God’s teaching in daily life.

‘The Sunday prayer, or the prayer which the Lord himself suggested that everyone should use when speaking to God, is distinguished by its simplicity, clarity and seven requirements (keys) that are essential in a person’s life.

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LOVING OUR ENEMIES: REFLECTIONS ON THE HARDEST COMMANDMENT

Jim Forest

With an introduction by Fr Vasilios Thermos

Translated by Thanos Kiosoglou

292 pages, ISBN 978-618-5197-01-8

€13

‘You have heard that it was said you shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy, but I say to you love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust. For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even tax collectors do the same?’  (Gospel of Matthew 5:43-46)

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GREAT LENT: JOURNEY TO PASCHA

Alexander Schmemann

Translated from English by Eleni Ganouri

13th edition

ISBN 978-618-81538-8-2

€12

 

Many things separate us today from the early church. However, one of the things that unites us with it is the urgent requirement for adult instruction. In a society which is basically non-religious or opposed to Christianity and to its contemporary social face, the need has resurfaced more forcefully than ever for us to grasp the significance of what is holy and sacred in our religion. 

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HANGING BY A THREAD - The journey of a little girl and her mother from death to life

Elissa Bjeletich

Translated by Polyxeni Tsaliki

ISBN: 978-618-81751-4-3

12.50€

This book charts the course of Elissa Bjeletich and her daughter of just 4 months from severe illness to health. The family’s struggle began when little Mariana was found to be suffering from liver failure. This is not a novel about grief and suspense but a true story of hope, faith and love, with a happy ending.

With reviews by:

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OUT IN THE COUNTRY WITH GRANDPA DIMITRI

Dimitris Chios

Illustrated by Ada Ganossi

ISBN: 978-618-80923-7-2

6€

 

Grandpa Dimitri is back for yet another adventure with his grandchildren, this time in the country. They all they pitch their tent together and get ready for a special night out under the stars, a night which will contain unexpected surprises.

This little book takes us back to our carefree holidays, to the summers when we camped, to the unforgettable evenings of childhood in summertime when we played till we were exhausted, without having to worry about school the next day…

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HIEROMONK ATHANASIOS CHAMAKIOTIS 1891-1967

Metropolitan of the Argolid Nektarios (Antonopoulos)

7th edition

ISBN 978-618-81538-7-5

15€

This book is an account of the remarkable and radiant life of Father Athanasios Chamakiotis (1891-1967), who lived in Maroussi, Athens, and was the priest of the Church of Panagia Neratziotissa. His warmth of heart is a source of strength at the moments when our life becomes unbearable, and invites us to share the paradise of love, joy and forgivenness which he inhabits. He overflows with love for God and man

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