This Week in Orthodoxy, October 24, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, October 24, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the stories making headlines this week: St. Nicholas at Ground Zero takes one step closer to realization. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the...

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Tonsuring of Monks

Tonsuring of Monks

I imagine that very few Orthodox have ever observed the rite for the tonsuring of a monastic.  The first time I observed the rite was during my stay at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Seminary in Pennsylvania, where a priest who had been recently elected bishop was being tonsured a monk prior...

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