Pascha Encyclical of the Assembly of Bishops

Pascha Encyclical of the Assembly of Bishops

This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined by the feast. Let us embrace each other. Let us call “brothers” even those that hate us, and forgive all by the resurrection, and so let us cry: Christ is Risen from the Dead! (Doxastikon of Pascha) To the Reverend...

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Receiving the Holy Fire Once Again

Receiving the Holy Fire Once Again

We have just celebrated the Miracle of the Holy Fire in Taybeh in a most magnificent way at the outskirts of our village at approximately 5:30 pm local time on this Great and Holy Saturday, after waiting all afternoon when this great miracle occurred once again in Jerusalem. “O Gladsome...

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Breaking News: Horses Cause Calendar Controversy

Breaking News: Horses Cause Calendar Controversy

This Paschal season, there has been a calendar controversy that has been missed by most of the Orthodox world. This is shocking because controversy loves to rear its head during Great Lent. If you don’t know about it, you are forgiven. It’s a local problem only affecting approximately 2000 Orthodox...

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Icons in Sound: St. Basil the Great

Icons in Sound: St. Basil the Great

Holy Week presents us with powerful experiences, liturgically and musically. On “Icons in Sound,” Vlad Morosan explores some of the musical and hymnographic highlights of Great and Holy Week, featuring beautiful hymns from the Byzantine and Slavic traditions sung, for the most part, in English.

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