In the church of Saints Maximus the Confessor and Gregory Palamas in Star Dojran ( 30.05.2006 )
Today, on the day of the holy apostle Andronicus, in the
“No one can draw near God if he does not depart from the world. I call departure from the world not (the soul’s) leaving the body, but detachment from worldly deeds. This is what constitutes the virtue, man’s mind not to be occupied with the world. All until the senses are engaged with external things, the heart cannot abide in stillness nor remain free from fantasies” (Saint Isaac the Syrian).