from the Selected Sermons of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco
The first sign of the approach of Great Lent comes five Sundays before its beginning. On this Sunday the Gospel reading is about Zacchaeus the tax-collector.
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact, Archbishop of Ochrid and Bulgaria
St. John considered love for children to be the foundation of a teacher’s work
On Friday, January 27, Monk Joseph reposed at age 67 after battling cancer.
The October Revolution Was Caused by the Spiritual Degradation of the People
by Archpriest Victor Potapov
A Homily by Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen)
“I came into this world prepared to suffer for truth.”
“If I do not bear witness to the truth, I render myself unworthy of my office as a bishop”
(Metropolitan Philip to Tsar Ivan IV)
by St. John of Kronstadt
by St John,
Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracle-Worker
Bitola, Serbia, 1928.
Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) -
On the day of Theophany it is not out of place to remember that baptism at which each of us Orthodox Christians gave a promise to unite himself with Christ.
by Archbishop Nathaniel (Lvov, +1986)
St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, Serbia, 1928
A Sermon of Bishop Mitrophan (Znosko-Borovsky)
Christ is born! Glorify Him!
St. Philaret of Moscow
On the Saving Nativity According to the Flesh of our Lord and God and Saviour
Jesus Christ by St Gregory Palamas
For Christmas of 1870 the Elder wrote to his spiritual children about the lofty meaning of the Incarnation
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad
by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes
According to St. Gregory Palamas
Services of the Nativity Fast
by Deacon Peter Markevich - lecturer in Liturgics at Holy Trinity Seminary