Hierarch’s Divine Liturgy ( 19.02.2005 )
In the chapel of the Venerable hesychasts Gregory Palamas and Joseph Spilaioti in the female monastery in Vodoča today Metropolitan Nahum of Strumica celebrated Divine Liturgy.
Abba Jacob (James) would say:
“When someone receives praises, he should bring to mind his sins and bear in mind he is not worthy of the thing spoken”.
He would also say:
“As the lamp lightens up the dark room, so also the fear of God, when it dwells in man’s heart, it enlightens him and teaches him to all the virtues and the commandments of God. (Gerontikon)