Posts about Martyrdom

Orthodoxy Explained

Crown them with Glory

Marriage as martyrdom?  We have Fr. Nikolai Meyer of the St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in New Hartford, NY, to speak with us about a new website, Crown…

Apr 17, 2015
Come Receive the Light

What is a Passion Bearer?

The term Passion Bearer describes the type of martyrdom many have suffered under communism. They weren’t given the option to live if they would deny…

Mar 27, 2015
Orthodox News

On the New Martyrs of the Middle East: An Orthodox View

Bishop Thomas was asked dot offer a response to what is going on in the Middle East. Below is his response. Special thanks to Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick…

Mar 13, 2015
Come Receive the Light

What is Martyrdom?

Are you willing to die for your faith? Do you know what it means to be a martyr? Fr. Chris brings these questions to Dr.James Skedros, Dean of Holy Cross…

Mar 06, 2015
Orthodox News

Before Being Killed, Children Told ISIS: ‘No, We Love Jesus’

Andrew White, an Anglican priest known as the “Vicar of Baghdad,” has seen violence and persecution against Christians unprecedented in recent…

Nov 28, 2014
Be Transfigured

God Wants You To Be a Martyr

In a day when our world is frantically searching wealth and honor, Christians are daily called to choose between worldly priorities and a Godly life. Your…

Oct 27, 2014
The Sounding

An Orthodox Christian Response to Beheading by Muslims

I am an unworthy man, unworthy to be called an Orthodox Christian, not to speak of the priesthood, and I write, admittedly, from the comfort of my Mount…

Sep 01, 2014
The Sounding

A Place of Holiness, Retreat, and Martyrdom in North Lebanon

Below are some pictures of the Monastery of Hamatoura in Kousba village, North Lebanon. The monastery is named after the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos….

Jul 27, 2014