Father M. Basil Pennington, OCSO, was a monk for more than fifty years. He lived at St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts and was the author of many modern spiritual classics, including Lectio Divina; Centering Prayer.
The Very Reverend Archimandrite Dionysios: Monk at Great Meteoron, tonsured by his Elder, Archimandrite Aemilianos. Confessor at Simonos Petras Monastery, Mt. Athos. Unanimously elected Abbot of Pantocrator Monastery, Mt. Athos. Abbot of Holy Cross Monastery, Confessor and Headmaster of the Jerusalem Patriarchate. Founder of Exaltation of the Holy Cross Monastery, Thebes, Greece, where he now serves. Author of The Priest as Confessee and Confessor and many lectures and letters to his spiritual children.