As the Church awaits its future union with Christ, it also can look back on several millennia of growth in the Lord. Orthodoxy is well rooted in history, undisputedly proclaiming its uninterrupted descent from the Apostolic Church. Its senior hierarchy is still represented in the four ancient Christian capitols of Constantinople, Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem.
Construction work over the clouds, in the chapel of Transfiguration at the top of Holy Mountain (Mount Athos) at an altitude of 2,033 meters..
Saint David of Thessaloniki, 26 June Blessed David was from Northern Mesopotamia, which was a large monastic centre, being born in about 450..