Concerning the Two Most Important Commandments in the Law
Feast of the Holy and Righteous Prophet Moses the God-seer
By contrast, how much we wince and complain, like spoiled brats, at the inconvenience of a fasting day or season, or the temporary loss of electrical power, and other inconveniences that quite ...
Happy New Year: The New Ecclesiastical Year
Here too, on September 1, we find a feast that provides us with an opportunity to consider the spiritual year that has concluded and to look towards the spiritual year that is dawning. We close out ...
A Sermon on Little Good Deeds
Мany people think it is very hard to live the faith and do God’s will. In fact it is very easy. All we have to do is pay attention to the details, to the little things, and try not to sin in the ...
9/11: Seeking to Make Sense of a Horrific Event
Thus it is that our Christian response to the devastating tragedy of 9/11 must be grounded in our faith in the Crucified and Risen Lord. Our answer to this adversity must be revealed in words of ...
Only Strong People Like to Hear the Truth about Themselves
So today, continuing its prophetic ministry, the Church speaks to its people with words of love and reconciliation. Today, the voice of the Church is a humble voice, for the Church does not extend ...
Christ and the Rich Young Ruler
Just an Ordinary Connection
To hear some Christians talk you would think they had a “hot-line to God.” They are so convinced that God is in daily, direct communication with them, to suggest otherwise would be to compromise on ...
God is Love. We are created in God’s Image. We were created to Love.
Our marquis has this message on it, “Worship God Father Son and Holy Spirit, A Community of Love, Sunday Orthros 9 a.m., Divine Liturgy 10 a.m.” Many visitors see our sign, show up at either 9 or 10 ...
Where Have All the Elders Gone?
Well, no one wants to be corrected. NO ONE! Our pride is too big for that. I want, I need to believe that I am a good man, that I have figured it out, that I am on the right path, loved and esteemed ...
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Contracted the Coronavirus
4th Plenary Session between ROC and Coptic Church Held
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon Calls for Prayer for Those Facing Hurricanes Ian and Fiona
Patriarch Kirill: The Church Prays for the Fraternal Strife to End as Soon as Possible
Besides intellectual instruction, young people also need prayer, Patriarch Daniel says as new academic year begins
The Synodal Residence in New York hosts the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Voluntary Blood Donation Takes Place in Churches in Serbia
The work of the Church in society is quiet, but full of hope and love, says the Director of Lumina Publications
Epistle of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
“The models par excellence are the great hesychast saints,” says Romanian Orthodox Bishop of Oradea