Posts about saints

Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Macrina the Elder

She’s called “Confessor of the Faith”. Her family contains so many saints she’s known as the mother and grandmother of saints. She should be given…

Jun 08, 2014
Pearls of Great Price

Faith: Part 1

Faith is a complex virtue, which is not understandable by our mind, but by our heart. Just as one cannot have obedience without humility, one cannot have…

Jun 04, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy – Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

On this Sunday, we commemorate the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council. The Church was strengthened into one faith through the preaching of the Apostles…

Jun 01, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Saint Basil

Born into one of the most illustrious Christian families in history, Basil the Great would do his family proud both in his lifetime and after his death….

May 29, 2014
The Sounding

Church History is Family History

I was asked on another blog how much the Orthodox know about Church history. When I first read the question, my reaction was to say that the Orthodox are…

May 28, 2014
The Sounding

How to Celebrate Name Days with Our Children

Dinner has ended and the sweet aroma of name day bread is wafting its way towards the table where four anxious children await a slice. You see…today…

May 28, 2014
The Sounding

Tabitha, which means Dorcas

Now there was at Joppa a disciple named Tabitha, which means Dorcas. She was full of good works and acts of charity. In those days she fell sick and died;…

May 27, 2014
The Sounding

St. Tikhon Resists

St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and Enlightener of North America, was a pious, kind and wise archpastor, not only here in North America, but also once…

May 21, 2014
Pearls of Great Price

Obedience and Humility – Part 2

Christ is Risen! In Truth He is Risen! Join Veronica Hughes, St. John Climacus, Abba Dorotheus and others for Part 2 on Obedience and Humility. “Humility…

May 20, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Το νερό της ζωής

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει μια ανάλυση της συζήτησης του Ιησού με την Σαμαρείτισσα…

May 18, 2014
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