God Is Always With You

God Is Always With You

Ms. Jessica Precop traveled to the Dormition of the Mother of God Monastery in Rives Junction, Michigan to interview Father Roman Braga, who grew up and served in Romania under a communist regime. We are very thankful to Ms. Precop, Father Roman, and the Sisterhood at the Monastery for making...

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Three Lessons from Three Outstanding Orthodox Priests, Part 1

Three Lessons from Three Outstanding Orthodox Priests, Part 1

It seems as if we are losing so many outstanding Orthodox priests. Less than two months ago, a young priest with six children, Fr. Matthew Baker, died in a tragic car accident as he drove home from church in wintry weather. Weeks later, Fr. Thomas Hopko, dean emeritus of St....

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Archimandrite Roman Braga, Spiritual Elder and Confessor for the Faith, Reposes in the Lord

Archimandrite Roman Braga, Spiritual Elder and Confessor for the Faith, Reposes in the Lord

Archimandrite Roman Braga April 2, 1922 – April 28, 2015 Father Roman Braga was born on April 2, 1922 in Bessarabia in a village named Condrita. He was the last of the seven children of Cosma and Maria Braga. He grew up in an Orthodox environment, raised by a devout...

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Fr. Roman Braga’s Spirituality of Joy

Fr. Roman Braga’s Spirituality of Joy

Two days ago, I saw various reports online that Fr. Roman Braga is ill. He was the definitive influence on my life as a teen, and my confessor for many years. So, I went to YouTube to hear his voice again. There’s one documentary about his suffering for 11 years...

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