“When man partakes of Holy Communion he receives power and is enlightened…”

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When man partakes of Holy Communion he receives power and is enlightened, his horizons widen and he feels joy. Each person experiences something different, analogous to his disposition and the flame of his soul. One person feels joy and rest, another peace, another a spirit of devotion and another an inexpressible sympathy towards all things. Personally I have often felt tired, but after Holy Communion I felt myself completely renewed.

– Elder Amphilochios (Makris) of Patmos (1889-1970)

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