Posts about saints

Orthodox News

Hurriyet Daily News: Centuries-old Church Rescued in Cappadocia

An ancient Orthodox Church in Cappadocia will be saved from collapse. After many years of concern over the fragile state of the building and effort to…

Jun 12, 2014
Vengan a Recibir la Luz

La Teotokos, Parte 3: La Natividad de la Teotokos

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten continúan su serie sobre la Teotokos y Siempre-Virgen…

Jun 12, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Saint Gregory Palamas Makes a Surprising Point

Every now and then, one comes across a sermon that has something genuinely surprising in it. On this episode of Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David looks at…

Jun 10, 2014
The Sounding

Did Saint Basil the Great Invent Monasticism?

There’s a popular belief about how monasticism came about, which tends to give Saint Basil the Great a lot more credit than he’d probably be comfortable…

Jun 08, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Macrina the Younger

Born in 327 AD, Macrina’s birth foreshadowed her life. As her brother Gregory related in his biography of his sister, “When the time came for the child…

Jun 08, 2014
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
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