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Celebrating St. Nicholas: When Santa Went to Jail

The Nativity Fast has begun, and Christmas is just around the corner. Trees are soon to be decorated. Children around the world will make lists, check…

Dec 11, 2017

Session Two: Persecution of Christians and Possible Solutions

Session Two: “Persecution of Christians and Possible Solutions” Live from Washington DC at the 3rd Annual Archon International Conference on…

Dec 05, 2017

Jonathan Jackson reflects on Christian Persecution

Interview with Jonathan Jackson, Actor, recipient of 5 Emmy Awards and an Orthodox Christian Live from Washington DC at the 3rd Annual Archon International…

Dec 05, 2017

Finding Prayer Past the Smoke

The struggle to pray is real. And it is as real for us as it was for all the Desert Fathers and Saints who came before us. Amma Syncletica, one of the…

Nov 19, 2017

Musings from a Grateful Convert: Baby in the House!

The following is a departure from my usual MO. Here is a poem in free verse that represents a personal glimpse into the miraculous event known as having…

Nov 12, 2017

Finding Courage in a Culture of Fear

Recent headlines proclaim: a mass shooting in Texas, a tragedy in Manhattan, terrorist attacks in London, political unrest in Spain, hunger in Venezuela,…

Nov 06, 2017

Adult Education: Loneliness and Isolation: Silent Tormentors in a Social Society

Adult Religious Education Class Orthodoxy and Modernity: Experiencing the Faith in Our Place and Our Time October 15th Lesson: Loneliness and Isolation:…

Oct 18, 2017

Fasting and Prayer

The Great Canon of St. Andrew says, “When the Lord had fasted for forty days in the wilderness, He at last became hungry, showing His human nature. Do…

Oct 04, 2017

An Interview with Monsignor McPartlan

Blogger Ryan Hunter sits down with Monsignor Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, The Catholic University of America. Photo…

Oct 02, 2017

Understanding and Living Our Faith: Spiritual Reflections on 30 Under Thirty

“As God illumines all people equally with the light of the sun, so do those who desire to imitate God let shine an equal ray of love on all people.”…

Sep 29, 2017

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. And cause Thy whole nation and every tribe to know and…

Sep 11, 2017

Orthodox Faith Meets Science Fiction and Fantasy at Doxacon

In August a cadre of “Geek-Orthodox” Christians arrived at St. Sophia’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. for Doxacon, an Orthodox science…

Sep 10, 2017