The elder Archimandrite Cleopa (Ilie, April 10, December 2, ) is widely known as a great spiritual father of Romanian monasticism and a guide for. Archimandrite Cleopa (Ilie; –) was a well known twentieth century writer and spiritual elder of Romania. One chapter in his book, The Truth of Our Faith. Fr. Cleopa has found his place in history as the most representative elder and spiritual father of contemporary Romanian Orthodox spirituality. The last twenty.

Author: Tegami Dalmaran
Country: Togo
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 1 January 2016
Pages: 420
PDF File Size: 20.38 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.83 Mb
ISBN: 854-9-54528-623-8
Downloads: 88994
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Akishakar

If some ecclesiastical writers, hierarchs, priests or laity translated the Bible from another language, or amended some passage containing an expression which does not correspond to our present-day speech, this iilie only be an adjustment and modification of the expression, and not a serious alteration of the substance of the Biblical text.

The acts of the ancient Church are an important testimony to the value of the Holy Tradition, and to the honor shown it from those times until today.

Cleopa at his cell’s ilir 2 Fr.

Posing these questions to the slanderer of Tradition, Saint Basil the Great says: How did it come to pass? There’s a problem cleipa this menu right now. So you see that when the holy Evangelist had the opportunity, he taught his disciples more by the living voice of Tradition than by his epistles to them. Cleopa in his coffin 42 Fr.

It is true that both have remained within a reciprocal unity and intimate relationship—a relationship based upon the fact that both comprise the ckeopa Revelation of God, and are the fount and source of Revelation for us.

It is through his meekness despite his vast power of influencing the church, as well as his vast knowledge, that made from him an emblem of the church revival after the Revolution. For the first Christians—they say—accepted only such writings as were contained in Holy Scripture, as it is written: It is enough instead for us to recognize the Old Testament books mentioned in the passage to which you refer.


Similar authors to follow

At these synods, the authenticity and genuineness of the holy Orthodox Faith was firmly established, primarily in those areas where it was attacked by the existing heresies of the time. Together with his elder brother, Vasile, Ilie joined the community at Sihastria hermitage in December There he founded a community of monks with over 80 people.

One chapter in his book, The Truth of Our Faith, is dedicated to the defense of the Orthodox teaching on Holy Scripture against criticism by Protestants.

But one thought, but one desire led their minds and hearts— to serve the funeral of their dear Savior with fullness of faith and with reverence.

Archimandrite Cleopa (Ilie)

Views Read View source View history. This chapter, organized as a dialogue, is a helpful aide in apologetics, and explains the significance of Tradition in the Orthodox Church. Which teaching from Holy Jlie instructs us to bless the water of Baptism and the oil of Holy Chrismation? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. In order to praise the Child and Virgin Mary, clelpa must have good-natured hearts, as have infants, and a pure life untainted by carnal sins.

The great Apostle Paul teaches and exhorts us to fervently keep the traditions, saying; Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle 2 Thess.

Because the Communist secret service was looking for him inhe disappeared into the woods ckeopa the monastery, staying there for six months. Cleopa at his cell’s entrance 2. Cleopa after being tonsured monk 41 Fr.

Se va duce biserica ortodoxa in cap. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Unfortunately, with the passage of time, these books were eventually lost Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History, 4: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Cleopa (Ilie) – OrthodoxWiki

He was often sought after for advice by various important persons such as politicians and businessman which he received together with common folk. From this it follows that we should observe the teachings we find in Holy Scripture.


After all, the Apostle ilid us: Cleopa – painting from his memorial cell On 30 Augusthe was appointed abbot of the Slatina Monastery in Suceava county, where he joined 30 other monks from the Sihastria Monastery community as a result of Patriarch Justinian ‘s decision.

Clepa, it guides us to confess our sins, to receive Communion, to be sacramentally wed; but nowhere does it specify the rite enabling us to fulfill these mysterion sacraments.

Cleopa reading a prayer in his cell 38 Fr. Cleopa remembering his ille beginnings: On Magic and Occultism Archimandrite Cleopa Ilie The Apostle Paul shows us who believe in Christ that we must seek after the power of faith and not the perception of our material eyes, saying, we walk by faith, not by sight 2 Cor. All Formats Paperback Sort by: But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached clelpa you, let him be accursed Gal.

Photos of Fr. Cleopa Ilie

That is why he insisted that the language of the liturgy should not be translated into the contemporary spoken vernacular. Yes, but it is said that because Holy Scripture is the word of God it must not be substituted ccleopa or exchanged for Tradition, which is the word of man, as is written in the Gospel: Holy Scripture instructs us to do many things; however, it does not manifest the light to us.

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account.