In the Prison of Târgu-Ocna

In the Prison of Târgu-Ocna

Fr. Constantin Voicescu   ‘No matter how bad pain is, it has no meaning other than the cleansing of the soul which longs for salvation’ (Valeriu Gafencu). The prison in the town of Târgu-Ocna was an oasis in the desert of pain. Not that there was no pain there. On...

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Free to Minister in Prison

Free to Minister in Prison

  In Matthew 25:35-37, we read:  … for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came...

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The Work and Vision of the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry

The Work and Vision of the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry

    Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a...

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Remembering Those in Prison

Remembering Those in Prison

    Do you have your list ready?  Which one?  Perhaps you have a list of things to pack, things to gift, things to bake or things to clean.  We all have a list this time of year.  It’s a busy season. Any why do we busy ourselves so frantically? ...

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The Children’s Word: Preaching in Prison

The Children’s Word: Preaching in Prison

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera Alexandra asks you to think about how you’d feel if someone put you in jail for talking about Jesus. How would that make you feel? What would...

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