Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 3

Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 3

In this third episode of his series on the sermon of Patriarch Modestus, Fr. David Smith helps us explore why it is so important for Christians to observe the fast and feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos. Taking us once again to this important sermon, Fr. David asks us...

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Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow: Why the Ascension Matters

Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow: Why the Ascension Matters

Departures are typically sad events, but not always. When I was a kid, I had a great aunt who we would love to see visit, but were more excited when she left. You might be imagining someone initially pleasant transforming into a demanding irritant within a few days—the Dr. Jekyll/Mr....

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