Philokalia

Philokalia

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Last Anchorite - Part II

http://youtu.be/ag6WE__82Q8

This youtube video presents a truly remarkable story of Father Lazarus El Anthony, university lecturer, Marxist who abandoned his life in Australia and went in search of God and freedom. His pilgrimage eventually brought him to a life of a Christian Coptic monk and live in solitude on the Al-Qalzam Mountain (Egypt) in the pursuit of what the Desert Fathers called holy stillness.