Posts about Martyrdom

Good News for a Change

Going to Extraordinary Lengths

Going to Extraordinary Lengths Fr. Lazarakis discusses the Gospel of the Paralytic and the extraordinary lengths that the men took to deliver him to…

Mar 29, 2016
Daily Bible Readings

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Pamphilus

February 16, 2016 Saint Peter’s First Universal Letter 3:10-22 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse:…

Feb 15, 2016
Daily Bible Readings

Daily Reading for December 21, 2015

  St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 8:7-13 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 103.4,1 Who makes his angels spirits and his ministers a flame of fire…

Dec 20, 2015
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
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 Blog

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 Blog

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