Christ validated the simplicity of obedience – Photo Journal from the feast of the miracle-working icon of Elaiovritissa

Christ validated the simplicity of obedience and the purity of Saint John the Theologian. Also, He praised the repentance of the Apostle Peter and gave him the keys of Paradise.

On the other hand, though, he despised the cunningness of Judas and his anarchism.

In order to became a worthy follower of Christ and a true leader, we must follow the examples of the Apostles John and Peter.

In these photos you will see the reception and Divine Liturgy held in honor of the feast day of the miracle-working icon of the Mother of God Elaiovritissa, literally translated as the oil-gushing icon. The feast wasl led by the new elected Elder Charalampos of Konstamonitou Monastery.