Posts about Alaska

Orthodox Culture

Two Alaskan Monastic Communities on Spruce and Nilus Islands, Part 2

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Nov 26, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Two Alaskan Monastic Communities on Spruce and Nilus Islands, Part 1

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Nov 19, 2016
OCMC

Continuing the Alaskan Missionary Tradition

Inspired by the OCMC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding missionary outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of…

Jan 25, 2016
Daily Bible Readings

Daily Reading for December 13 , 2015

  St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians 3:4-11 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Daniel 3.26,27 Blessed are you, O Lord, the God of our fathers. Verse: For…

Dec 12, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Father Ioasaph and the Alaska Mission

  “We ate rotten three-year-old dried fish, to the last bit, although when we arrived here, fish were still running but not harvested.” The author…

Nov 17, 2015
The Sounding Blog

The Hidden Treasure

The monk Herman had lived on Spruce Island, for over five years. (Spruce Island is a tiny island near Kodiak Island, just off the peninsula at the south…

Oct 16, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Saint Herman of Alaska

It’s hard to tell just who Saint Herman of Alaska was before he became a monk. Back in the mid 1700s, not many countries kept birth and death records,…

Sep 30, 2014
The Sounding Blog

Love Your Enemies

It was June, and for Alaska, it was warm. The snow had mostly melted, and some parts of the ground were actually thawed. The sun rose at around 5 in the…

Sep 23, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Saint Jacob Netsvetov

If you look at a map of Alaska, you’ll see it has a kind of tail leading away from the mainland toward Russia and Japan. That tail is made up of a large…

Sep 04, 2014
Orthodox News

Alaska Dispatch News: Three Flavors of Orthodox Christianity in Anchorage

Orthodox Christianity is an integral part of Alaskan history and culture. Read this interesting article by a reporter for a secular newspaper in Alaska….

Aug 16, 2014