Posts about Orthodox Church

The Sounding

Icons Miraculously Survive Fire at St. George’s in Knoxville, TN

Within the last week, fires devastated two separate Orthodox communities in North America. Early Pascha morning, a fire broke out at St. George Greek Orthodox…

Apr 16, 2015
The Sounding

The Witness of Fr. Roman Braga

In the fall of 1999, I was a young man not yet twenty, searching for a deeper and richer faith. I was on the threshold of adulthood, between a child’s…

Mar 21, 2015
Orthodox News

Government Forcibly Removes Fence Around Orthodox Church in Albania

We have been sent several photos and videos from Tirana, Albania, where the government hired a private company to forcibly remove the fence around the…

Mar 05, 2015
Journeys to Orthodoxy

How Orthodoxy Came to Guatemala

In this episode of Journeys to Orthodoxy, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Jesse Brandow, a young man who has just signed on to a long-term missionary stint…

Mar 03, 2015
The Sounding

The Icon of the Kingdom

Every year, on the first Sunday of Lent, we celebrate our Orthodox heritage. It is a wonderful festivity involving a touching procession with icons, lifted…

Mar 03, 2015
The Sounding

Creed and Confessions in the Orthodox Church

Q: I am interested in the “synod of Jerusalem” held in the 17th century, and in a book called the “Diocletian Confession,” I think. It was the…

Mar 02, 2015
The Sounding

Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers

Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers as Celebrated at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL. A feast of joy and gladness is revealed to us…

Mar 01, 2015
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy, January 23, 2015

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris….

Jan 23, 2015
Orthodox News

Orthodox Leaders Condemn Charlie Hebdo Cover

Responding to the international release of a new issue of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, the front page of which features a cartoon of the Prophet…

Jan 21, 2015
Orthodoxy Explained

Why Are You In Church?

Countless men and women over the centuries have defended the Truth of Orthodox Christianity, sometimes offering their blood in martyrdom. Why would someone…

Jun 19, 2014