Subdeacon Loveday Okafor—Culture, Outreach and Welcome | The Black American Orthodox Experience

In today’s program, Fr. Samuel Davis speaks with Subdeacon Loveday Michael Okafor about effective outreach to communities that are currently underserved by Orthodox outreach in America, incorporating cultural traditions, how to create a truly welcoming parish, meaningful dialogue, tensions between African-American and African communities, and his observations as an experienced […]

From darkness to light

Archimandrite Varnavas Lambropoulos   On the eve of our entry into Great Lent, everything in church speaks to us of repentance. The wonderful hymns ‘robe’ the message of repentance in a poetic manner; the Gospel reading gives us the keys to open the gates of repentance; and the Epistle reminds […]