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St. Nil Sorsky

St. Nil Sorsky (1433-1508) was the most significant figure in the promotion of hesychasm and eremitism in early modern Russia. Though he only composed two works, modest guidelines for monks and hermits, their influence and the influence of his hermitage were instrumental in a widespread eremitic movement in Russia that persisted for centuries. Although Nil [...]

The Hermitage Journal

Thanks for joining us! This is the continued journey from what has become our former blog journal. Here, we shall offer you the wisdom of the Holy Fathers and the insights of contemporary Orthodox faithful be they hermits & monks, patriarchs & Chief Hierarchs, priests & theologians. We discern the appropriateness for publication here. You [...]