The feast of Saint Paisios held by his disciples (Photo Report)

We must not ask God for charismatic gifts but for repentance.

The one who seek repentance will find both. The one who seek charismata will find neither.

Based on St. Paisios the Athonite

In this photo, Elder Gregory from the Cell of St. John the Theologian, one of the closest disciples of St. Paisios the Athonite, blesses the congregation during the Divine Liturgy on the feastday of St Paisios. In the Katholikon Church of Vatopaidi Monastery, 2016.