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The Cross, The Preserver of the Universe - 09/27/16

Saint John Maximovitch
On the Exaltation of the Cross
Shanghai 1947

The Exaltation of the Cross - 09/27/16

The Exaltation of the Cross is one of the twelve great feasts of the Church. It commemorates two historical events: first, the finding of the Life-giving Cross in the year 326, and second, its recovery from Persia in 628.

The Parable of the Wedding Feast - 09/25/16

A Homily on St. Matt. 22:1-14
by Father James Thornton

Open Unto Us the Doors of Mercy - 09/25/16

A Homily on the Nativity of the Theotokos by Archimandrite Cleopa (Ilie)

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/25/16

The Parable of the Wedding Feast
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

The Life and Teachings of Elder Siluan - 09/24/16

By Bishop Alexander and Natalia Bufius

Translated by Anatoly Shmelev

Saint Silouan On Prayer - 09/23/16

He who loves the Lord is ever mindful of Him, and the thought of God begets prayer.

Saint Theodosius, Archbishop of Chernigov - 09/22/16

From childhood he was distinguished by a fervent love for God and zeal for the Church.

A Homily on the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God - 09/21/16

by Saint Andrew, Archbishop of Crete

On the Nativity of the Theotokos - 09/21/16

Sermon by St. John Damascene (John of Damascus)

The Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary - 09/21/16

The Most Holy Virgin Mary was born at a time when people had reached such a degree of moral decay that it seemed altogether impossible to restore them.

The Struggle in Prayer - 09/20/16

by Archimandrite Sophrony Sakharov

Holy Prophet Zacharias and Righteous Elizabeth - 09/18/16

The Holy Prophet Zachariah and the Righteous Elizabeth were the parents of the holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord, John.

Morning and Evening Prayer Rules in the Russian Orthodox Tradition - 09/18/16

by Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov

On the 13th Sunday of Pentecost - 09/18/16

A Sermon by Archbishop Nathaniel (+1986) of Vienna and Austria

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/18/16

The Stone Which the Builders Rejected
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

An Appeal from Holy Trinity Monastery - 09/17/16

"As you may know, part of our apiary burnt down in 2014, causing $20,000 worth of damage"

St. Aidan of Lindisfarne - 09/13/16

A Christian missionary, he is credited with restoring Christianity to Northumbria (Northern England).

St. Eanswythe, Abbess of Folkestone - 09/13/16

St. Eanswythe has from time immemorial been venerated as “the spiritual mother of Kent” and “the wonderworker of Kent.”

Encomium on the Beheading of the Precious Forerunner - 09/11/16

by St. Theodore the Studite

Sermon on the Day of the Beheading of John the Baptist - 09/11/16

by Protopriest Viktor Ilienko (+1989)

Hieromartyr Peter, Metropolitan Of Krutitsa - 09/11/16

He was executed for the Faith and love of Christ, without having seen earthly freedom, but having been vouchsafed that holy Freedom that is granted by the Divine Comforter to the children of God, in Christ and in His Church.

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/11/16

If Thou Wilt Be Perfect
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

St. Moses the Black - 09/10/16

The power of repentance transformed this infidel, who was a murderer, adulterer and robber.

Nurtured by the Holy Fathers - 09/08/16

Lessons from the life and works of Fr. Seraphim Rose

Vignettes of a Holy Life - 09/08/16

Reminiscences of Fr. Seraphim Rose

Appeal by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad - 09/08/16

On Aiding Refugees in Holy Dormition Lavra

The Parable of the Priceless Diamond - 09/04/16

by St. Kosmas Aitolos

On Forgiveness - 09/04/16

by Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost - 09/04/16

The Man Who Owed Ten Thousand Talents
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

Samuel the Judge and Prophet - 09/02/16

The Prophet Samuel - the last Judge of Israel

The Interior Architecture of an Orthodox Church - 09/02/16

What is the significance of the iconostasis and curtain over the Royal Doors?

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