Persecution and Thanksgiving

Persecution and Thanksgiving

The Orthodox writer Rod Dreher has popularized the Law of Merited Impossibility, as applied to Christians: “It’s absurd to say Christians are persecuted, and boy do they deserve it.” But then there is this from Britain’s Independent today: According to the International Society for Human Rights, a secular group with...

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Divine Liturgy on the 8th Sunday of Matthew

Divine Liturgy on the 8th Sunday of Matthew

This broadcast of the Divine Liturgy was aired on the morning of August 3, the eighth Sunday of Matthew. You were transfigured on the Mount, Christ God revealing Your glory to Your disciples, insofar as they could comprehend. Illuminate us sinners also with Your everlasting light, through the intercessions of...

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