VIDEO: St. John the Wonderworker

Source: Studio Neophyte (YouTube)

February 14, 2015

Russian studio "Neophyte" and TV channel "Russia-Culture" have teamed up to produce a number of inspiring videos on a series of holy elders, the first of which concerns St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, the great wonderworking saint, including testimony of those who knew him. The video includes English subtitles.

See also
The Theological Writings of Archbishop John and the Question of The Theological Writings of Archbishop John and the Question of "Western Influence" in Orthodox Theology
Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose)
The Theological Writings of Archbishop John and the Question of The Theological Writings of Archbishop John and the Question of "Western Influence" in Orthodox Theology
Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose)
The chief characteristic we can point out in St. John's theological writings is freedom. He is entirely immersed in the Orthodox Tradition, and he is himself a source of true Orthodox theology. He has no kind of foreign influences or any overemphasis on one part of Tradition because of some controversy. This makes him especially valuable as an authority on something which is very much discussed today in the English language: the so-called Western influence on Orthodox theology in the last seven hundred years.
Before the Pannikhida for Archbishop John of San Francisco Before the Pannikhida for Archbishop John of San Francisco
Sermon by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) of Eastern America and New York (+1985)
Before the Pannikhida for Archbishop John of San Francisco Before the Pannikhida for Archbishop John of San Francisco
Sermon by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) of Eastern America and New York (+1985)
Met. Philaret (Voznesensky)
When he was still a young man in Harbin, the equally-spiritual monastic, hieromonk Methodius (Yogl), noted perceptively that we all stand up for prayer, but Vladyka John does not need to stand, he is always in a prayerful mood…
St. John Made no Compromises, Neither With Himself Nor With Circumstances St. John Made no Compromises, Neither With Himself Nor With Circumstances
On the Commemoration of the uncovering of the relics of St. John of Shanghai; Deacon Andrei Psarev, Maria Reshetnikova
St. John Made no Compromises, Neither With Himself Nor With Circumstances St. John Made no Compromises, Neither With Himself Nor With Circumstances
On the Commemoration of the uncovering of the relics of St. John of Shanghai
Deacon Andrei Psarev, Maria Reshetnikova
In our life it’s simply impossible to meet someone who is both kind and active. Many are active, but they are very cruel; and many are kind, but they do nothing. When you read about Vladyka John and you see what an active and kind man he was, you realize how fortunate it would have been to be his contemporary; he literally and physically save the lives of so many people.
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