What is a saint?

What is a saint?

All of us have heard of the saints. The names of nearly all of us are a saint’s name. We know about some popular saints, like St. George or St. Demetrios or especially, the Mother of our Lord, the Virgin Mary. But what is a saint? A common answer is...

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SETimes: “Serbian True Orthodox” Splinter Group Training Kids in Weaponry

SETimes: “Serbian True Orthodox” Splinter Group Training Kids in Weaponry

By Igor Jovanovic for Southeast European Times in Belgrade — 18/08/14 A religion-based youth camp in a mountainous region of Serbia has drawn the attention of police and politicians after videos emerged that showed youngsters handling knives and replica Kalashnikovs. The camp is operated by the so-called Serbian True Orthodox...

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Baptism and Chrismation

Baptism and Chrismation

We have noted that the service of baptism has undergone a long and profound development. In the early days of the Church’s history, those desiring to become Christians were first enrolled as catechumens, and continued in that state for some months or even years. Their baptism came as the culmination...

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