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.

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

Afterwards he was officially appointed hegumen of the Sihastria Hermitage.

From where did the two Apostles—Jude and Paul—take these words? In the last months of his life the Elder could be heard saying often: Inthe hermitage became a monastery and vice-archimandrite Cleopa Ilie became archimandrite on approval of Patriarch Nicodim. For thousands of years the faithful and chosen people were guided on the path of salvation by Holy Tradition alone—namely, from the teachings about God which they received from a living voice.

Given the bad health of abbot Ioanichie Moroi, he was appointed temporary igumen, in June 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.

Cleopa Ilie

Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: Dearest vleopa Christ, you do not discern the difference between the teachings of human traditions and those that proceed from the apostolic and evangelical tradition. Cleopa Ilie lay name: Holy Scripture possesses its unique witness of scriptural canon, cleopq well as its dogmatic character its divine inspirationonly in and with Holy Tradition; while Holy Tradition is able to prove the authenticity of its truth only together with Holy Scripture.


Cleopa after being tonsured monk 41 Fr. The last twenty years of his life the Elder spent in increased and concentrated prayer: Cleopa in his coffin From this it follows that we should observe the teachings we find in Holy Scripture. Is it year old, before catholicism and protestantism?

Cleopa at his cell’s entrance 2 Fr. 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.

Valoarea sufletului Romanian Edition. Why do you also transgress the commandment of God by your ulie

It tells us to make the sign of the Holy Cross in front of our chest according to fleopa psalmist: And in another place he says: Yes, but it is said that because Holy Scripture is the word of God it must not be substituted by or exchanged for Tradition, which is the word of man, as is written in the Gospel: Cleopa Ilie – – Sihastria Celopa, Romania Hence, it is not possible for an inner cleopz to exist between the two, or for us to exclude one from the other.

Holy Tradition is the life of the Church in the Holy Spirit; and, in concord with the enduring life of the Church, it is a wellspring of Holy Revelation, and thus it possesses the same authority as Holy Scripture.

The first Person to bring the teachings of the New Testament with a living voice to the ears of the people was our Saviour Jesus Christ Himself, Who taught the people continually for three and a half years, cleop His Gospel without writing any of it down. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Ye hypocrites, well did Isaiah prophesy of you, saying: Holy Tradition is the life of the Church in the Holy Spirit ; and, in concord with the enduring life of the Church, it is a wellspring of Holy Revelation, and thus it possesses the same authority as Holy Scripture.


Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. It is our responsibility, then, to preserve ourselves from the false traditions of men. This is precisely what has happened with respect to the books. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. 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. How was this Canon of Holy Tradition in the Church preserved over the span of thousands of years?

Cleopa Ilie – Wikipedia

Peste de ani vor fi pustii aceste temple din aur construite de ei. Although the heretic Arius, that greatest heretic in Christendom, and his heresy disappeared, cleopq Church of Christ has been constantly struck by new sects and heresies throughout the ages, some more dangerous than others.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Cleopa’s in his coffin Afterwards he was an apprentice for three years to the iilie Paisie Olaru, who lived in seclusion at the Cozancea hermitage.

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On Holy Tradition

Between and he was being chased again by the Securitate and, together with hieromonk Arsenie Papacioc, escaped to the Stanisoara Mountains. This chapter, organized as a dialogue, is a helpful aide in apologetics, and explains the significance of Tradition in the Orthodox Church. But the Most Holy God, wishing to demonstrate the depth of His mercy and the boundless compassion towards people, in His providence led Manasseh to repentance.

And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Cleopa with some monks ilid pilgrims