Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Work of a Liturgical Leader

The Work of a Leader Begins at Liturgy By Andrew Estocin in The Sounding Jul 24, 2014 ⋅ “Let no man’s place, or dignity, or riches, puff him up; and let no man’s low condition or poverty abase him. For … Continue reading

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What Every Christian Woman Should Read!

A Letter from St Gregory the Theologian to one of his spiritual daughters: My daughter,   For your wedding, I, your spiritual father Gregory, offer you this poem as a gift. And I consider it to be the best possible advice a … Continue reading

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Duties of a Spiritual Shepherd

HOMILY — About the duties of spiritual shepherds “Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint but willingly [in God]; not for filthy lucre but of a ready mind [good heart]; neither … Continue reading

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Cremation is not Orthodox!

As pastors we have frequently heard and continue to hear the question: “Why does the Church not bless cremation of a departed Christian’s body?” Junk, old rags and waste are burned; but a person’s body is not waste or an … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy = Community

“And He (Christ) is the of the body, the church (Col.1:18), “which is His body, the Fulness of Him the that Filleth all in all (Eph. 1:23)

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Satisified About Ourselves

Originally posted on Again and Again:
C.S. Lewis: I find that that when I think I am asking God  to forgive me I am often in reality (unless I watch myself very carefully) asking Him to do something quite different.…

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How often do you receive the Holy Eucharist?

On Frequent Communion Source: Orthodox America He that rarely approaches this saving Mystery is estranging himself from salvation. Even common sense can grasp the truth of this. He who receives Holy Communion often, also cleanses his conscience often in the … Continue reading

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