The Family Unit in the Early Church

The Family Unit in the Early Church

Without the imminent return of our Lord, could it be our fire has gone out?  Now that we have less to lose, have we become lukewarm?  The Very Rev. Dr. Harry Pappas, Associate Professor of Scripture at St. Vladimir’s Seminary and priest of Archangels Greek Orthodox Church in Stamford, CT, speaks...

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“We are called to act on our beliefs.”

“We are called to act on our beliefs.”

Have you seen the movie “Selma” yet? Were you moved by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Christian conviction about non-violent protest? Here is a candid conversation between Fr. Chris and His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh on the movie “Selma”, the church’s need to be involved in politics, and their...

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A Light Shining in the Darkness

A Light Shining in the Darkness

One of the greatest neglects of those who defend the Sanctity of Life from its most rudimentary beginning to natural death is putting that belief into tangible, positive action. Countless scores of those of us who fight tooth and nail with word and placard fall terribly short when it comes...

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First Century Copy of Gospel of Mark Found in Mummy Mask

First Century Copy of Gospel of Mark Found in Mummy Mask

A recently developed technique is uncovering many previously unknown ancient documents, from copies of Homer and personal letters to writings of the New Testament. Mummy Mask May Reveal Oldest Known Gospel by Owen Jarus, Live Science Contributor | January 18, 2015 A text that may be the oldest copy of...

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Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace

Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace

CATHOLIC SAN FANCISCO — Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace by Valerie Schmalz “Christians are being persecuted and killed in countries from Lebanon to Sudan,” Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Gerasimos told a gathering of Catholics and Greek Orthodox at a Belmont Catholic church Jan. 18. Members of neighboring parishes, Greek Orthodox Church of...

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Russia’s Orthodox Church Unveils Its Own Financial System

Russia’s Orthodox Church Unveils Its Own Financial System

THE TABLET – Russia’s Orthodox Church unveils its own financial system by  Jonathan Luxmoore Russia’s Orthodox Church has unveiled a new “Orthodox financial system” to counteract Western sanctions, as Patriarch Kirill appealed to citizens not to “dramatise” the current decline of the rouble. “We realised we couldn’t stay dependent on the...

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See One of Serbia’s Most Beautiful Monasteries from the Sky

See One of Serbia’s Most Beautiful Monasteries from the Sky

You may be familiar with the Serbian monastery called Sopoćani, but I guarantee you have never seen it like this. In this short video, a professional videographer named Dragan Trifunovic gives the viewer wings to see the monastery from the heavens. Accompanied by peaceful music, this video embodies the peace of Sopoćani and surrounding countryside. Sopoćani was built in...

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