The Children’s Word: Treasures in Heaven

The Children’s Word: Treasures in Heaven

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra asks what your favorite treasure is. What do you love most in your life? This is a good time of year to think about what God...

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What Is the Relationship between Faith and Science?

What Is the Relationship between Faith and Science?

During a question and answer time after a lecture, His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos Ware was asked about the relationship between faith and science—particularly in the area of evolution. After joking that the question could easily be addressed with brevity, he responded with a particularly brief (and good!) answer. He said,...

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Kisses are Better than Ashes

Kisses are Better than Ashes

My first year as an Orthodox Christian I missed Ash Wednesday. I don’t mean forgot to attend or didn’t notice it on the calendar, but literally missed. Felt absence and longing. I understand why the Orthodox Church generally doesn’t notice Ash Wednesday. My prayers are for God alone and not...

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