A Romanian Church Made Entirely of Ice

A Romanian Church Made Entirely of Ice

It’s become something of a tradition. For the last several years, Romanians in the remote Fagaras mountains have built a church entirely out of ice. Modeled after an old church in Transylvania, the “Ice Church” is about 46 feet long and 23 feet wide, constructed out of ice blocks taken...

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Orthodox Publishers Join Forces

Orthodox Publishers Join Forces

If two heads are better than one, then this merger will be fantastic! A recent press release announced that an agreement was made “to combine the intellectual, operational, financial, and spiritual resources” of St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press (SVS Press) and St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press (STM Press) “in order to provide...

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Toxic Charity

Toxic Charity

Can there be too much of a good thing? When it comes to missions, it’s called toxic charity. Modern missionaries are sensitive to this reality and are careful to make new Christian communities self-sufficient according to their local traditions and culture. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Presvytera Renee Ritsi...

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4,000-Strong Christian Militia Formed to Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq

4,000-Strong Christian Militia Formed to Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq

Photo: Christian Nineveh Plain Province line up in Iraq. FACEBOOK / NINEVEH PLAIN PROVINCE NEWSWEEK: 4,000-Strong Christian Militia Formed to Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq by Jack Moore Thousands of Iraqi Christians have established their own militia and are training to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Nineveh Plains of northern...

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Watch Iconographers Transform Walls of Church

Watch Iconographers Transform Walls of Church

When you walk into an Orthodox Church, one of the first things you will notice is beautiful iconography adorning the walls and ceiling. But have you ever wondered how the icons get there? This short video shows the process of adorning the walls at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in...

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Ministry Updates Video Series Online

Ministry Updates Video Series Online

NEW YORK — Your Ministry Updates is a series of videos that highlights the work of the Archdiocesan Ministries. This project comes to you from the Department of Administration in association with Greek Orthodox Telecommunications. Visit http://ministryupdates.goarch.org The videos are available so that all viewers, Orthodox Christians and those from...

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