Welcome to the Friends of Mount Athos OnlineHere persons interested in Mount Athos, the Holy Mountain and Garden of the Panagia, may find information about both Mount Athos itself and ways to participate in the activities of the Friends of Mount Athos in their mission of support for the Holy Community of Mount Athos.
WHAT IS HAPPENING.... (upcoming and ongoing events)
We urge FoMA members to have a look at our Links page which is being updated constantly. Especially at the latest new link, the website called Ascetic Experience, produced by a team of people associated with Vatopaidi Monastery. It is listed under "Weblogs & Blogs".
A link to "Links" is located at the bottom of every website page in the supplementary navigation bar located there.
FoMA Annual General Meeting, St. Anne's College, Oxford, 13 June, 2015
Speakers: Abbot Sava of Decani Monastery in Kosovo; Athanasios Papathanasiou, lecturer in theology at the Hellenic Open University and editor of the journal, Synaxi; Simon Jennings (speaking on last year's FoMA pilgrimage).
Image: Decani Monastery. Photograph by Graham Speake.
FoMA Autumn Meeting, St. Bride Foundation, London, 12 November, 2014
Speaker: Rt. Revd Richard Chartres, Bishop of London
Image: The Rt. Revd Richard Chartres, Bishop of London, speaking before the House of Lords
You can now view the Bishop's presentation on YouTube
Seventh Madingley Conference
A Symposium in Honour of Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia: ‘Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth’, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 6–8 February 2015 The Conference is now sold out -- reservations are no longer being taken.
FoMA invites you to support its ongoing Hilandar Appeal
The Friends of Mount Athos are raising funds for the relief and rebuilding
of Hilandar Monastery following the catastrophic fire of March 4, 2004.
Funds raised by the Friends of Mount Athos are contributed directly to the Monastery,
proceeds from the current appeal going to the restoration of the Monastery's library.
Announcement: His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, becomes the Royal Patron of the Friends of Mount Athos.
Image: Prince Charles meeting Archimandrite Methodios, Abbot of Hilandar, at Highgrove. His Royal Highness is also Patron of FoMA's Hilandar Appeal.
See our Events Page or visit us on Facebook for additional events, details about upcoming events, and information on our annual Autumn Meetings.