Lenten Readings

Listed below are books that are recommended for the Orthodox Christian.

 The Jesus Prayer by Fr. Lev Gillet

 The Apostolic Fathers (Vol. 1) Kirsopp Lake, translator

The Apostolic Fathers (Vol. 2) Kirsopp Lake, translator

The Philokalia — The Complete Text

St. John of Karpathos

St. Mark the Ascetic

Life of St. Antony by St. Athanasius

Life of St. Mary of Egypt by St. Sophronius

Vitae Patrum : Lives of the Desert Fathers

Great Lent: Journey to Pascha: Alexander Schmemann


Selections from the Sayings of the Desert Fathers

Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith by St. John of Damascus

The Conversation in the Snow with St. Seraphim of Sarov

The Way of the Ascetics by Tito Colliander

Letters of Elder Macarius of Optina

Indication of the Way into the Kingdom of Heaven by St Innocent of Moscow