Mystagogical Catechesis

Mystagogical Catechesis

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   1 COR. xi. 23. I received from the Lord that which also I handed on to you, how that the Lord Jesus, on the night in which He was betrayed, took bread, etc. 1. The teaching of the Blessed Paul is in itself sufficient to...

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Reception into the Catechumenate

Reception into the Catechumenate

We have seen how our present baptismal service is the result of long development, a part of which consisted of joining the rite for making a catechumen with the later baptismal rite proper. In this fusion, certain baptismal elements (such as the renunciation of Satan, the adherence to Christ, and...

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Orthodoxy and Guns

Orthodoxy and Guns

In our third interview on gun violence, Dr. David J Dunn is here to share his thoughts on Orthodoxy and guns. David is an independent scholar whose writings on faith, politics, and culture frequently appear on the Huffington Post, as well as on his own blog, davidjdunn.com, and in various...

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