The Best Music at Your Finger Tips: Hymns of the Holy Spirit

The Best Music at Your Finger Tips: Hymns of the Holy Spirit

Watch and Listen to Orthodox hymns of the Holy Spirit, the Doxastikon of Pentecost,  “Heavenly King” by Presvytera Katerina Sitaras Makiej About Presvytera Katerina Sitaras Makiej Presvytera Katerina received her Bachelor’s Degree in Voice and Music Education from The Boston Conservatory and her Master’s in Theological Studies from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology....

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This Week in Orthodoxy, September 4, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, September 4, 2015

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the some of the stories making headlines this week: Hierarchs gather at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul. Mission team returns from trip to...

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Video about Monasteries in Romania

Video about Monasteries in Romania

Have you ever wondered why people become monks and nuns? In her graduation film from Coventry University, Brindusa Ioana Nastasa (Grapefruit Productions) captures 10 intimate interviews with various monastics throughout Romania. Filmed in Romanian, and with English subtitles, Behind the Monastery Walls presents an honest and respectful insight to an...

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Watch the Documentary PISTEVO “I Believe” — The sacred theology of Iconography Comes to Life

Watch the Documentary PISTEVO “I Believe” — The sacred theology of Iconography Comes to Life

PISTEVO “I believe”, is a stunning 17-minute film packed with vivid imagery depicting the life of Jesus Christ and His saints. The independent documentary depicts a community coming together to complete the centuries-old mission of iconography at the Greek Orthodox Church of our Saviour in Rye, NY. Iconography, the centuries-old...

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Animated Video Tells About Jesus Prayer

Animated Video Tells About Jesus Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner. The Jesus Prayer is deeply ingrained in the Orthodox Tradition. It is short prayer imbued with theological significance. The video above seeks to explain that significance to those not familiar with Orthodox Spirituality. It ends, on somewhat of...

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An Animation of St. George Slaying the Dragon

An Animation of St. George Slaying the Dragon

On this day (April 23) in 303 A.D., St. George the Great Martyr was beheaded for his faith in Christ. St. George was born into a devout Christian family during a time of severe persecution. He gave his wealth to the poor and, under the reign of Emperor Diocletian, was...

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Stunning Video Captures Six Monasteries from Above

Stunning Video Captures Six Monasteries from Above

Take flight over six famous monasteries in this one-of-a-kind video. The holiness of the monasteries is almost palpable, as many of them sit atop soaring natural sandstone rock pillars and are only reachable by ascent. Similarly, our journey to the Kingdom of God is only reachable when we cast off...

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Prodigal: A Short Film from The Brothers Robinson

Prodigal: A Short Film from The Brothers Robinson

Orthodox film-making team The Brothers Robinson have just released a new Orthodox video titled “Prodigal. Made to mark the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, the film shows the parable in a creative visual style. Last month, the Brothers created “Theophany,” a peaceful meditative video using the Theophany Troparion. This video...

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VIDEOS: Orthodoxy in Cuba and Haiti

VIDEOS: Orthodoxy in Cuba and Haiti

Did you know that Orthodoxy is growing in the Caribbean? These two videos were created by the Ellopia Media Group, commissioned to visit the Caribbean and Central America and document the spread of Orthodox Christianity in these regions. His Eminence Metropolitan Athenagoras, appointed over the region by the Ecumenical Patriarch,...

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Watch Iconographers Transform Walls of Church

Watch Iconographers Transform Walls of Church

When you walk into an Orthodox Church, one of the first things you will notice is beautiful iconography adorning the walls and ceiling. But have you ever wondered how the icons get there? This short video shows the process of adorning the walls at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in...

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