Posts about saints

The Sounding

What To Do With Saint Ignatius?

Of all the saints of the Church, Ignatius maybe had the biggest impact in leading me towards Orthodoxy. Saint Ignatius threw several wrenches into my Protestant…

Jun 17, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

What is the Apostles Fast?

Orthodox Christians around the world observe four fasting seasons during the year. Two of these—the Great Fast for the forty days of Lent, and the Dormition…

Jun 17, 2014
The Sounding

St. Silouan the Athonite on How to Talk to Heterodox

St. Silouan the Athonite (1866–1938) is one of the most beloved recent saints, having been canonized in 1987. A simple monk who nonetheless attracted…

Jun 16, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

On the Fear of God

Join Fr. David Smith this week on Harmony of Thunder. In the Divine Liturgy, when the priest summons the people to Holy Communion, he sings, “With fear…

Jun 15, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Abba Anthony on the Three Wars

Abba Anthony, also known as Saint Anthony the Great, said, “Whoever sits in solitude and is quiet has escaped from three wars: the war of hearing,…

Jun 15, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Ομολογία “έμπροσθεν των ανθρώπων”

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης ακολουθώντας την ευαγγελική περικοπή της Α Ματθαίου υπενθυμίζει…

Jun 14, 2014
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