St. Nikolai Velimirovich – A Saint of the Modern World

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Fr. Stephen is a priest of the Orthodox Church in America, Pastor Emeritus of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is also author of Everywhere Present and the Glory to God podcast series.



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7 responses to “St. Nikolai Velimirovich – A Saint of the Modern World”

  1. David Avatar

    Too great a post to not comment, but any comment seems to weak to respond to it. I am blessed to know him in as limited a way as I do through my copy of Prayers by the Lake.

  2. Petra Avatar

    It is amazing how there is gentleness and fire in his eyes at the same time.

  3. […] what Carlyle referred to as “imperial analysis”. To illustrate what I mean, go and see Father Stephen’s embedded video of Saint Nikolai Velimirovich, where the saint, at the end of the video, is portrayed in a series of photographs as an aging man, […]

  4. Pravoslavnik Avatar

    When I watch this video of St. Nikolai, I am reminded of the Roman centurion who stood by the Holy Cross as the earth quaked. “Surely this…was (and is) a saint of God!” The words of St. Nikolai have long been like a cool spring of fresh water for me in the parched desert of these Godless times…

    Holy hierarch, Nikolai, pray to God for us sinners!

  5. Porter Perri Avatar

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  6. Marie Avatar

    Powerful! I’m speechless.

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