Posts about saints

The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Do You Have an Enemy?

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

Oct 01, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Saint Herman of Alaska

It’s hard to tell just who Saint Herman of Alaska was before he became a monk. Back in the mid 1700s, not many countries kept birth and death records,…

Sep 30, 2014
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 32

Matthew 14:1-12 – Herod’s Fears Meaning of the story: The importance of knowing the people of the Bible passage, who they really are, and…

Sep 29, 2014
The Sounding

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 4

According to St. Silouan, and our entire Orthodox tradition, spiritual life entails spiritual warfare. This is a primary point that we must fully acknowledge…

Sep 29, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the First Sunday of Luke

This is the service of Divine Liturgy celebrated on the morning of the First Sunday of Luke. On this day, we commemorated the falling asleep of St. John…

Sep 28, 2014
The Sounding

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 3

The broad appeal of the writings of Saint Silouan is based on a combination of other factors as well. The fact that he was uneducated and ‘almost illiterate,’…

Sep 26, 2014
Come Receive the Light

The Orthodox Church in Russia

Our program begins with a brief conversation with Dr. David Ford, who continues his series on married saints with the story of Saint Angelis the Goldsmith….

Sep 25, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Go Away!

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

Sep 24, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

Elder Paisios: The Children, Their Joys and Their Difficulties

Q.: I’ve noticed, Elder, that sometimes babies smile at the time of Divine Liturgy. A.: They don’t do that only at the Divine Liturgy. Babies are in…

Sep 24, 2014
The Sounding

Love Your Enemies

It was June, and for Alaska, it was warm. The snow had mostly melted, and some parts of the ground were actually thawed. The sun rose at around 5 in the…

Sep 23, 2014

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