Father Serge Lukianov, who, at the risk of his own physical and political security, showed courage, stopped the crowd and defended the temple from a schismatic seizure!
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact
From Valaam Monastery to the Pskov Caves Monastery
by Dr Valeri Sergeevich Chekanov
Preached by St.Gregory the Theologian on the Festival of Theophany 381 AD
by St. John of Kronstadt
by St John of Shanghai and San Francisco
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.
A Sermon of Bishop Mitrophan (Znosko-Borovsky)
The Church honors members of Christ's family. St. Joseph the Betrothed, St. James, the Lord's Brother,and the Prophet David, ancestor of Christ.
Saint Theophan the Recluse (1815–1894) is one of the most influential Russian spiritual writers of the nineteenth century.
by Elder Ephraim of Arizona
The jurisdictional pretentions of the See of Constantinople have a long history.
an article by Fotis Kondoglou
from the archives of the Sts Peter and Paul Church Hong Kong, ROCOR, and ‘Pravoslavnaia Rus’’
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
A treatise by Holy Hieromartyr Hilarion (Troitsky)
by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes
According to St. Gregory Palamas
Conversation with the father confessor of the Pochaev Lavra, Hieromonk Gabriel (Avdeyev)
Deacon Michael Pavuk, lifelong member of the Mayfield community, explains how this community of 19th century Greek Catholic immigrants ended up as a cathedral in the ROCOR
The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church officially established the feast of the Synaxis of All Saints Who Shone Forth in the Spanish and Portuguese Lands
Saint Theophan the Recluse wrote this on the Sunday after the Nativity, 29 December 1863
An essay by Amir Azarvan
Under house arrest and closely guarded, it was quite different from all previous Christmases.