Posts about priest

Sacraments and Rituals

The Sacrament of Confession

The odds are that the Sacrament of Confession is everyone’s least favourite sacrament. Not “the least needed,” just “the least favourite.” No…

Sep 28, 2014
Sacraments and Rituals

Holy Orders

As you have probably noticed, the Church has clergy—that is, men set apart for certain functions and who are held accountable for the exercise of those…

Sep 23, 2014
The Sounding

Father Nicholas Triantafilou Retires

I heard yesterday of the retirement of a man who many call a “priest’s priest.” The Reverend Father Nicholas Triantafilou, President of Hellenic…

Sep 17, 2014
Orthodox News

NBC: Elderly Greek Orthodox Priest Helps Inmates Buy Their Freedom

A soft-spoken 83-year-old Greek Orthodox Priest has dedicated his life to an unusual quest: buying prison inmates their freedom. Gervasios Raptopoulos…

Aug 09, 2014
Orthodox News

NPR: For Iraqi Christians, Return To Captured City Is A Fraught Mandate

For those of us watching the desperate plight of Christians in Iraq, it’s hard to imagine the courage it would take for a Christian to re-enter the…

Jun 28, 2014
The Sounding

Seven Things PKs Want You to Know

There have been a few posts recently in the Orthodox blogosphere about PKs (Priest’s Kids), but interestingly enough, not by a PK. There’s no doubt…

Jun 17, 2014
Orthodox News

Daily Mail: Russian Orthodox Priest Rows from Chile to Australia

In the tradition of other great spiritual journeys, Russian Orthodox Priest Fr. Fedor Konyukhov spent 160 days alone on the sea, relying on his faith in…

Jun 11, 2014
Orthodox News

Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Urges Church To Lift Ban on Ordination of Married Priests in Eastern Catholic Churches in North America

This action would affirm Eastern Rite tradition, would encourage restoration of unity between Catholic, Orthodox Christians, and would enhance spiritual…

Jun 06, 2014
Vengan a Recibir la Luz

Los Santos Órdenes

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten abordan el tema de los Santos Órdenes (los oficios…

Dec 26, 2013
Journeys to Orthodoxy

From Episcopal Priest to Founding Orthodox Priest

On Journeys to Orthodoxy, listen in as Fr. James Early interviews Fr. Mathew and talks to him about the road that brought him to the faith. Fr. Mathew…

Aug 29, 2013