By Fr. Steven Rogers
In midst of our Lenten journey, in this time of contrition and repentance, a proclamation of great hope and expectation is heard throughout the Church.
By Janice Bidwell
This is the time of year when I take a journey within a journey. It's an annual trip I've taken since I was a small child, and the trip varies year to year.
By Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick
The moment when human history irrevocably turned, when nothing truly will ever be the same again, was that moment that we...celebrate this week in the Church. It is the moment of the death of God.
By Fr. Alexander Schmemann
If there is a moral quality almost completely disregarded and even denied today, it is indeed humility.
by Fr. John Matusiak
On Sunday, February 13, 2011, Orthodox Christians observe the beginning of the pre-lenten season of the Church year and start to make use of a liturgical book known as the Triodion.
By St. Tikhon, Enlightener of North America
I greet you, beloved brother, on receiving the grace of the priesthood. When our souls come in contact with Divine Grace, our usual hardness is softened, as wax before a flame.
by Fr. Andrew Harmon
If St. Paul could speak to you today, I think he might say to you, “Have you been baptized?” And when you answered “yes” he would say, “Then you are freed from sin. You are no longer enslaved to sin.”
By Fr. Patrick Cardine
"The coming of the Lord is always eventful; it is either for judgment or for salvation, but never without fire."
By Fr. Thomas Hopko
In the Orthodox Church the Virgin Mary is the image of those who are being saved. If Jesus Christ is the Savior, Mary is, par excellence, the image of the saved.
By Fr. Joshua Makoul
The world in which we live is an anxious one, rife with fear and doubt. Economic markets rise and fall, employment fluctuates, conflicts erupt in unexpected places, and each year seems to bring a threat of some new virus that threatens mankind.