Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

“The Orthodox Contribution to the Ecumenical Discussion on the Church”: An Unpublished Lecture Series by Fr. Georges Florovsky

Fr. Georges Florovsky (1893-1979) rose to international prominence as an Orthodox theologian at a time when there was great interest in Eastern Orthodoxy…

Jun 23, 2014

Macrina the Elder

She’s called “Confessor of the Faith”. Her family contains so many saints she’s known as the mother and grandmother of saints. She should be given…

Jun 08, 2014

Macrina the Younger

Born in 327 AD, Macrina’s birth foreshadowed her life. As her brother Gregory related in his biography of his sister, “When the time came for the child…

Jun 08, 2014

Saint Basil

Born into one of the most illustrious Christian families in history, Basil the Great would do his family proud both in his lifetime and after his death….

May 29, 2014

St. Tikhon

It was a typical cold January day when the wife of Ioann gave birth to her youngest son, Vasily. Her husband, Father Ioann served as a parish priest in…

May 18, 2014

What is Pentecost?

Most of us recognize Pentecost Sunday as the day on which the “Kneeling prayers” are said at the end of the Liturgy. These prayers draw to a close…

Jun 08, 2014

What is the Apostles Fast?

Orthodox Christians around the world observe four fasting seasons during the year. Two of these—the Great Fast for the forty days of Lent, and the Dormition…

Jun 17, 2014
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