"The depth of their devotion defies description."
I had never seen this 60 Minutes segment about Mount Athos. I discovered it in a comment on Fr Stephen Freeman's blog, Glory to God for All Things.
"We didn't understand the words; we really didn't have to."
Watch part 1:
"Kyrie eleison, kyrie eleison, kyrie eleison..."
Watch part 2:
" Holiness seemed to seep from the very stones."
"What I am talking about is the art of salvation."
"The first thing a monk does is embrace and love death."