Author: St. Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI)

The Importance of Spiritual Reading

The Lord Jesus said, “You search the Scriptures, for in them you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me.” (John 5:39), and David, the prophet, said, “Your word is a lamp to my feet and light to my path.” (Psalm 119:105).  Every man’s body needs food to live. The Spirit needs …

I am the Way

Jesus Christ is the Way The verse we are contemplating is, “I am the way, the truth and thelife” (Jn. 14:6). Previously, we talked about the importance of life.Now we will consider the meaning of “I am the way”, which has twomeanings: It refers to the road we travel from one place to another. It …

On Fasting

A Papal message to his children that had emigrated to other countries on the occasion of holy Lent. It was written shortly before his departure on 9th March 1971. Peace to you from the Lord and grace and blessing. Our Good and Compassionate God, Who preserves His children everywhere and in all ages, Who gave …

On Seclusion

Inspired by the Holy Spirit, Jeremiah the Prophet spoke about solitude and seclusion in simple but meaningful words. Pope Cyril VI chose some of these words and used them in a letter’s introduction he sent to a monk: “I said, ‘O, that I had wings like a dove for then would I fly away and …