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1. Life at St. Samuel Monastery
(Website/The Monastery)
... Mountain. The grounds are large and include five churches, housing for the monks, a guesthouse, gardens and various buildings to service the community, such as an infirmary and structures where monks perform ...
2. St. Samuel the Confessor
(Website/Stories from the Desert)
... with the zeal of the Lord. He jumped up in the middle of the gathered monks and seized the letter and rent it into pieces saying, "Excommunicated is this tome and everyone who believes in it and cursed ...
3. St. Andrews the Samuelite
(Website/Stories from the Desert)
... sat under the church instructor, and he acquired the church rituals, chantings and hymns at the hands one of the monks named "Ibrahim El Fayoumy". No sooner did ten years pass than he complete his learning. ...
4. History of the Monastery
(Website/The Monastery)
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 ...
5. 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 ...
6. Abba Missael the Anchorite
(Website/Stories from the Desert)
... your sons and anoint me with monasticism and the monastic garb (Eskeem). I know you have the authority, and I have seen the monks’ obedience towards you and realized how much you are respected.” I felt ...

About the monastery

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