The Philokalia is a collection of sacred Orthodox Christian spiritual texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries. The Saints who wrote these texts were concerned with inner asceticism, ceaseless prayer, and how one may attain a life of contemplative stillness and union with God. These precious Philokalic texts are the glory of the Church, and reveal the path to spiritual sobriety, and the Prayer of the Heart. For some years Patristic Nectar Publications has provided a small portion of the whole Philokalia as audio books, with a Path of Entry guide provided by Father Maximos Constas. Today we are enthused to announce an ambitious new project to professionally record in studio the entire Philokalia, and to make it available in its entirety at PNP for free. Toward this end we have made a $40,000 recording commitment, and have received an initial $20,000 matching grant from a generous PNP supporter. Please consider making a generous donation today, and helping up provide the Philokalia to everyone absolutely free.
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THANK YOU for supporting the Synaxarion campaign. We are deeply grateful for all our donors who helped us raise $30,000 to complete the Synaxarion Project so that the lives of the Saints could be professionally recorded and offered free to all.
People often contact Patristic Nectar and ask how they can help us expand our ministry. Over the years we have received support from people who truly wish to make the rich teachings of the Orthodox Church available and easily accessible throughout the world. For this we are tremendously grateful! There are many things we would like to do to expand this ministry - Audio readings of the lives of the Saints, Orthodox eBooks and more - all easily accessible on any technical platform. If you are interested in helping us, here a few things you can do.
1) Spread the Word - tell your family and friends about Patristic Nectar. Share Patristic Nectar website links to content you have enjoyed. A
personal invitation is the number one way the Church grows. Tell a friend to "Come and see!"
2) Make a Donation -Patristic Nectar is a small non-profit ministry with a big vision for expanding access to Patristic Orthodox teaching throughout the world. Since our establishment in 2010, we have made steady progress but there is so much more we could do. With funding we can work to make our ministry vision a reality.
3) Pray For Us - remember us in your prayers, asking that the Lord strengthen, help, and direct us according to His divine will.
4) Give through Amazonsmile - free to you, helpful to us!
Please note, that you will be listed as giving to Orthodox Christian Ministries (Riverside), the parent ministry organization for Patristic Nectar