Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 5

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 5

Logismoi, or these ‘evil thoughts’, may be manipulated to stir up anxiety and anger aimed against those people with whom we are closest. This often includes friends, relatives, fellow members of a parish community, as well as those with whom we are sacramentally linked or have spiritual bonds—even our own...

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The Burial of the Dead

The Burial of the Dead

One of my favourite theologians of the early 20th century is Virginia Cary Hudson. Virginia was a little girl of ten years old in the southern United States who wrote a series of essays for her teacher in an Episcopal boarding school in 1904. She wrote her little essays with...

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The Arab Source: Orthodox Priest Kidnapped by Syrian Rebels in Idlib, Faces Charges in Shariah Court

The Arab Source: Orthodox Priest Kidnapped by Syrian Rebels in Idlib, Faces Charges in Shariah Court

By Leith Fadel Yesterday, an Antiochian Orthodox priest was kidnapped by Jabhat Al-Nusra from his monastery outside of the west Idlib city of Jisr Al-Shughour. Sources in the area confirmed the kidnapping of Father Hanna Moussa of Qanaya from the St. Joseph Monastery by members of the Al-Qaeda linked terrorist...

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National Post: With ISIS an hour away, one of the only remaining Christian communities makes its ‘last stand in Iraq’

National Post: With ISIS an hour away, one of the only remaining Christian communities makes its ‘last stand in Iraq’

By Matthew Fisher IRBIL, Iraq — With extremists flying the black flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham less than an hour down the road, the future of one of the last Christian communities in the Middle East is at grave risk of assimilation or annihilation. An estimated...

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It’s All About Family

It’s All About Family

When you were baptized and chrismated into the Church, you became a child of God. Our God is the only God who allows His people to call Him Father, and He has given us a Mother, the Church, to guide, protect, and comfort us as we grow, perfecting holiness as...

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