Posts about saints

The Sounding Blog

VIDEO: What Do You Mean, ‘Pray to the Saints?’

“Wait . . . you pray to saints?!” I remember someone asking me something similar after my conversion to Orthodoxy. I tried to explain but they…

Aug 31, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: A Rich Man in Heaven?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Aug 19, 2015
The Sounding Blog

A Treasure to Hold

The daily lives of the saints are an important aspect of our faith.  They are an often untapped resource of support and inspiration.   Through their…

Aug 13, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Women Saints

The following article was first delivered in person at the St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival in Florida. The speakers were asked to respond to the…

Jun 04, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Saints are like Stars!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Jun 03, 2015
The Sounding Blog

The Coptic Martyrs of ISIS

Many have heard the dramatic story of the twenty-one Coptic Orthodox Christians working in Libya who were captured and beheaded by ISIS as part of their…

Feb 25, 2015
Orthodox Culture

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,…

Jan 27, 2015
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy, January 16, 2015

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

Jan 16, 2015
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Εξαγοραζόμενοι τον καιρόν

Οι άγιοι έγιναν άγιοι γιατί ήξεραν να αξιοποιούν εν Χριστώ την κάθε τους στιγμή και…

Jan 02, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Saint Stephen: The Death of a Revolutionary

Saint Stephen is usually hailed as the first Christian martyr, but he is more than that. His death was also a boundary, and the blood which flowed from…

Dec 24, 2014