Icons and Lent: Orthodoxy in Action

Icons and Lent: Orthodoxy in Action

We, the Orthodox, like our processions. The First Sunday of the Great Lent, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, makes no exception, as flocks of priests and faithful carrying icons circle around their churches, singing hymns and proclaiming the victory of the Orthodox and the restoration of the icons. But why is it so important today,...

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The Importance of Friends and a Prayer Answered in Christ’s Way

The Importance of Friends and a Prayer Answered in Christ’s Way

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Second Sunday of Lent—St. Gregory Palamas  And when Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that He was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was...

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The Outstanding Traditional Theologian of Orthodoxy: Saint Gregory Palamas

The Outstanding Traditional Theologian of Orthodoxy: Saint Gregory Palamas

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis   Saint Gregory Palamas occupies a very prominent position in the Church, which is why he’s honoured on the Second Sunday in Lent, immediately after the Sunday of Orthodoxy. In his person we recognize the outstanding teacher of the hesychast life in Christ, a man who continued...

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