Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Downside of Books and the Written Word

Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Downside of Books and the Written Word

“The person who is in communion with Him who inspired those who wrote the Divine Scriptures, and is initiated by Him into the undivulged secrets of the hidden mysteries, will himself be an inspired book to others…” (St. Symeon the New Theologian) I love books. I read constantly, usually reading...

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Prayer Corners Around the World

Prayer Corners Around the World

  We have the best fan base on Social Media!  They are so excited about living their Orthodox faith, they send us their photos to share with the rest of the world. For Orthodox faithful, prayer corners are a sacred place, set aside in homes, where icons, vigil lamps, censers,...

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Pan-Orthodox Celebration in Response to Christian Persecution

Pan-Orthodox Celebration in Response to Christian Persecution

Ft Lauderdale, Florida Faithful Christians of all the Orthodox Christian parishes in South Florida along with their parish priests will gather at the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church this Sunday at 6:00 PM to pray for suffering and persecuted Christians throughout the world on the ocassion of the Sunday of...

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Patriarch Kirill: Pan-Orthodox Council Should Show the Unity of Orthodoxy to the World

Patriarch Kirill: Pan-Orthodox Council Should Show the Unity of Orthodoxy to the World

Patriarchal Press Service — On February 2, 2015, addressing the Bishops’ Conference, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, spoke about the process of preparations for a Pan-Orthodox Council to take place in 2016 in Constantinople. He reminded the bishops of the stance expressed by the Russian Orthodox...

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Three Holy Hierarchs: St Basil the Great, St Gregory the Theologian, and St John Chrysostom

Three Holy Hierarchs: St Basil the Great, St Gregory the Theologian, and St John Chrysostom

In the 11th century AD, there was a growing dispute among the faithful over which of these great saints was greater than the others. This led to fractures, with some favouring the teachings of St. Basil over St. Gregory and vise-versa. In order to bring an end to this pointless...

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