Wounded World – Prophet Healer

Wounded World – Prophet Healer

Archimandrite Iakovos Kanakis   In the Bible- in the Old Testament, in fact- we see a decline in the society at the time the texts refer to or were being written. This time is almost exactly the same as the one we’re living in today. Concerning the state of human...

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Simplicity and Innocence

Simplicity and Innocence

Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia   Whatever our good self does, let it not be known to the bad self. ‘Do not let your left hand know what your right is doing’. The left is our opposite self which, if it gets wind of what’s happening, will ruin everything. The opposite...

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‘Preserve them O Lord: The media’s attempt to deconstruct marriage’

‘Preserve them O Lord: The media’s attempt to deconstruct marriage’

Watch Fr Bassam Nassif’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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Love for your Neighbor

Love for your Neighbor

Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia   Love for your neighbor encourages love for God There’s one thing that’s required in this life, love and worship for Christ and love of our fellow human beings. We should all be one, with Christ as the head. This is the only way to acquire...

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Spiritual Advice on Courage and Prayer

Spiritual Advice on Courage and Prayer

Saint Theophan the Recluse   You’re still worried. Tell me, where might these concerns be coming from? Externally, all’s going well. Internally, you’ve examined everything and put it in order. You’ve taken your decision. So, where’s the worry coming from? It’s all from the enemy, everything. Nowhere else. What else...

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‘Growth hacking the orthodox web – Modern methodology for an ancient approach’

‘Growth hacking the orthodox web – Modern methodology for an ancient approach’

Watch Fr Jivko Panev’s and Nemanja Puhalo’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com    ...

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The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10, 25-37)

The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10, 25-37)

Metropolitan Dionysios of Servia and Kozani †   ‘Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus’. This ‘lawyer’ approached Jesus Christ, supposedly to ask what he should do to inherit eternal life, but...

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By itself it doesn’t save

By itself it doesn’t save

Saint Nicholas Velimirovich   You can prepare for being charitable by fasting, but you’re really charitable only when you forgive offences against you. Fasting precedes forgiveness, but forgiveness by itself isn’t enough to save you. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a...

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The Synaxis of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel

The Synaxis of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel

Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes   The Synaxis of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel and all the Heavenly Powers The love of Almighty God is a quality which is externalized through the creation, from non-being, of both the invisible world, or that of the angels, and the creation of the material...

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‘Words without substances the challenges of modern communication. The issue of ‘Virtual Theology’

‘Words without substances the challenges of modern communication. The issue of ‘Virtual Theology’

Watch Fr. Václav Ježek’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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‘The practical results of using digital media as a means to communicate the life-giving message of Orthodox faith’

‘The practical results of using digital media as a means to communicate the life-giving message of Orthodox faith’

Watch Fr Barnabas Powel’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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A Departed Monk Appeared at a Monastery Feast and Discussed Church Singing

A Departed Monk Appeared at a Monastery Feast and Discussed Church Singing

Saint Païsios writes that the famous psaltis Diako-Yannis once went to the feast as the Holy Monastery of Grigoriou in order to sing. He sang at Great Vespers and, when that had finished and the Lity was about to start, he felt the need to go to...

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