Monthly Archives: April 2014

What do our Church Fathers say about the Holy Eucharist?

The Church Fathers on the Holy Eucharist By Fr. Joseph Bittle Question: In the Divine Liturgy book used at Holy Trinity, one of the footnotes quotes several saints of the early Church who express a very concrete understanding of the … Continue reading

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Ye Are the Light of the World

Originally posted on Ancient Christian Wisdom:
Light a match in a darkened room and the brain of an observer becomes ablaze with activity: complex shapes, angles, movements, color and depth all register in a moment and if another human being…

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Godparents

I thought this was an interesting article on the role of being a Godparent.  I and many priest are asked who can be a godparent; mostly do they have to be Orthodox? Or the parent or parents do not even … Continue reading

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Where are the Children?

Originally posted on orthodoxwoman:
This Holy week I attended Holy Protection Russian Orthodox church for the rite of the washing of the feet.  In the church were many, many children..from 0-12 attending the service. A twelve year old solemnly and perfectly read the…

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Authority

Authority of the Church If she be true to herself, the Church acts with an authority that is grounded in love. She holds within her realm the authority to make her people the children of God. She has the authority … Continue reading

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Man’s Fall and Resurrection

Originally posted on Discerning Thoughts ©:
I think that it is well for us to begin the subject by studying the fall of man and his resurrection which took place in Christ. This is very important, because in this way we shall…

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Trampling Down Death

Trampling Down Death By Death Archpriest George Benigsen “If Christ has not been raised from the dead, then we have nothing to preach and you have nothing to believe.” (1 Cor 15:14). Thus the Apostle Paul, in his epistle to … Continue reading

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