Hero of The Fourth Century
by Dmitri P. Anashkin - Instructor of Church History
Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
The Monastery of Mt. Sinai has been directed for many years by Vladyka Damian - a remarkable man, bishop, doctor, theologian, historian, confessor, and an expert on Byzantine culture.
"The prayer rope is an inheritance, a blessing, which was left to us by the Holy Fathers"
Saint Kentigern has been venerated for many centuries as one of the apostles of Scotland and patron-saint of Glasgow.
Today, on the threshold of the feast day of St. Tatiana, let’s talk about what we know about the holy women who have borne this name.
by St. John Chrysostom
celebrated along with St. Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia
What shall I say! And how shall I describe this Birth to you? For this wonder fills me with astonishment.
by St. Theophan the Recluse
His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Monastics and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
St. John of Kronstadt
Beloved, the Feast of the Nativity of Christ is now at hand. Let us take care to meet it in Christian manner, spiritually.
In the services of this week are glorified the Old Testament saints, from whose human family came our Lord Jesus Christ.
Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God, consider the outcome of their lives and imitate their faith… (Hebrews 13:7)
Many people are unaware that St. John of Kronstadt was a married priest. The following account, written by her niece, shows that Elizabeth Constantinovna elected to remain in the background, concealed from the world by her meek and humble spirit.