As Orthodox Christians celebrate Pascha (Easter) in early May this year, here is an excellent article for the upcoming Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross (the third Sunday in Lent). Enjoy! by St. Gregory Palamas The Cross of Christ was mysteriously proclaimed in advance and foreshadowed from generations of old and no one was ever […]
Paratrooper Priests Prepare For Duty
by Alina Lobzina A squad of Orthodox paratrooping priests is fully prepared to help the Russian army in conflict zones after a special training session held in March. For the first time, all priests currently serving with the airborne forces got together for some parachuting exercises and work discussions with their more experienced colleagues. “Many […]
Best Definition Of Great Lent EVER!
You may know Steve Robinson, our good friend, as the host of “Our Life In Christ” radio program or the “Steve The Builder” podcast on Ancient Faith Radio, but our favorite work of this theologically astute Orthodox laymen is his Pithless Thoughts blog, where he regularly posts Orthographs – editorial cartoons with an Orthodox Christian […]
Show Up For Great Lent
No one can attend all of the services in Great Lent. But with a little plan everyone one of us can attend some of services. There is simply no excuse for not making Lent first of all the time for increased attendance of and participation in the liturgy of the Church. Fr. Alexander Schmemann Given […]