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1. Life at St. Samuel Monastery
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The Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor of Kalamoun Mountain is located about 230 kilometers South of Cairo along the Cairo Assiout Western Desert Road. It accessible from Cairo in about 2.5 hours in ...
2. St. Samuel the Confessor
(Website/Stories from the Desert)
... place shall be my abode forever," and from that day the Barbarians never attacked this monastery again. Abba Samuel wrote many discourses and articles. He prophesied concerning the coming of Islam to Egypt. ...
3. Introduction
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If someone visits St. Samuel monastery, he will see the natural mountains around the monastery and will also feel that many souls of saints are around him. This gives a feeling of internal comfort ...
4. Welcome on St Samuel Monastery Website
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First of all, we want to thank you for visiting us and in return, we wish you to spend a nice time on your website. And we want to share with you these contents related to St. Samuel the Confessor, ...
5. History of the Monastery
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IV Century There is no doubt that in Kalamoun many monks lived here at this site. VII. Century Saint Samuel was the head of the monastery and at his death the monks numbered about 120. XI. Century ...
6. Abba Ghalion the Anchorite
(Website/Stories from the Desert)
  He went to a monastery in the mount of Kalamoun, and dwelt there until he grew old. He had never went out of the door of the monasterys fortress, nor was he escorted by any of the monks except at the ...
7. Abba Missael the Anchorite
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... I went to the monastery, and the cities of Upper Egypt and told them about the day in which we would consecrate the church... Many people gathered for the consecration along with the Bishop of Fao, besides ...
8. Video Gallery
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Welcome to our Video Gallery, For watching a video, please click on one of the pictures on the right to launch it. Do not forget to scroll down to see more videos.  We wish you spend a nice time with us.  ...

About the monastery

St. Samuel Coptic Orthodox Monastery in the Kalamoun Mountain, under the auspices of His Grace Bishop Bassilios