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August 15th, 2021

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR THE TIME WE ARE LIVING NOW

By: His Grace Bishop Siluan, Primate of the Serbian Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand

ARCHPASTORAL EPISTLE TO MY SPIRITUAL CHILDREN

Dear fathers, venerable monastics and faithful people entrusted to us by Christ our Lord...

By observing the crisis that has gripped the entire world, especially the continent on which we live, I want to address you as your Bishop and spiritual father with words of consolation, in order to share with you the burdens that you carry.

It...


August 10th, 2021

Standing in the Temple of Thy Glory, We Think Ourselves to Stand in Heaven, O Theotokos

Archbishop Averky of Jordanville

IN GREAT LENT, we often hear these very significant words in our churches, for they are read at every Matins service.

In truth the church is an earthly heaven,” our great righteous one and man of prayer, the ever-memorable pastor of Kronstadt, Father [now Saint] John emphasizes: “where God’s altar is, where the awesome Mysteries are celebrated, where the Angels minister with...


August 4th, 2021

Science and the Holy Fathers

Notes from Fr. Seraphim Rose

The following are select separate notes found after Fr. Seraphim Rose's repose in 1982, published in Genesis, Creation, and Early Man:


4. Science as a Lower Form of Knowledge

The Orthodox Christian is not “against science.” But he expects from science only that knowledge which it is capable of giving, by its very nature—not theology, not a philosophy of life. Yet in...


August 2nd, 2021

An Essential Epistle on the Greatest Blasphemy of Our Days

By George Karras, “Orthodox Heritage” editor, May 27th, 2020.

MESSAGE OF THE MONTH (May 2020)

Today, at the end of the most tragic Lenten and Paschal season His Bride has ever lived, we celebrate the Apodosis of Pascha and tomorrow Orthodoxy observes His Holy Ascension. Sadly, most Orthodox churches shall remain either closed or with limited (at best)...


August 2nd, 2021

Good is not Good, if not Done in a Good Way

~ St. Ephraim the Syrian and St. John of Damascus

Listeners to my podcasts and readers of my books and articles have asked me to provide them with the source of a patristic principle which I have often quoted during my lectures, "τό καλόν οὐκ ἔστι καλόν, ἐάν μή καλῶς γένηται" (good is not good, if not done in a good way). Having heard this many times over my 12 years at the theological school in Thessaloniki, it had become so ingrained...


August 1st, 2021

Open Letter: TO OUR BELOVED HIERARCHS, BROTHER CONCELEBRANTS, AND OUR FAITHFUL FLOCKS

From the Burning Bush Brotherhood

July 30th, 2021

What the Saints Have to Say about the V*ccίnε and Μ@sκs

By: Fr. Damaskinos of Grigoriou (Mt. Athos)

"Father Damaskinos of the Grigoriou Monastery, Mount Athos said the following in Cahul, Moldova on the 11th of July 2021 alongside Bishop Benjamin Goreanu:

“The Holy Fathers told us not to take the ναccίnε. The ναccίnε brings death after a short time.

Saint Nektarios, who is related to a woman, in Athens, Mrs. Julia, who is 85 years old, she is in a sickbed and Saint...


July 29th, 2021

Majestic Procession of 350,000 faithful in Kiev (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

By: Thanos Thanopoulos

"Today is Tuesday, the 27th of July 2021, eve of the celebration of the Baptism of Rus, and the Orthodox Church of Ukraine is ready to celebrate this day in all majesty, just like every year. On the evening of Tuesday a majestic procession took place in Kiev, in which more than 350 thousand faithful participated. Leading this great procession was Onuphry, Metropolitan of Kiev, while the clergy and the...


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July 28th, 2021

Concerning That "Church" Which Will Accept a Legalization from the Antichrist

St. John Maximovitch

St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco (+1966), from a homily given in 1956 on the Sunday of the Dread Judgment:

"St. John the Theologian "himself says that he was 'in the Spirit' - meaning that the Holy Spirit Itself was in him - when the fate of the Church and the world was revealed to him in various symbols. That is why this is a Divine Revelation. He presents the fate of the Church in...


July 28th, 2021

Father Savvas the Athonite answers questions on fear and the fear of God (Part 1)

Greek Audio - English Subtitles

Father Savvas is a hieromonk in the Monastery of Holy Trinity, Edessa, Macedonia, Greece. He has a degree in Dentistry and in Theology.

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July 28th, 2021

COMPLETE LECTURE SERIES LINKS! Russia's New Martyrs & The Catacomb Church: A Type of the End Times

"Today in Russia tomorrow in America."


July 28th, 2021

The Revelation of the Theotokos: the Monophysites are not Orthodox!

From "The Spiritual Meadow" of St. John Moschos, followed by the insights of Patriarch Theodore Balsamon

From the "Spiritual Meadow" of St. John Moschos, followed by the insights of Patriarch Theodore Balsamon.

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July 26th, 2021

The Weakened Faith of our Generation....

Talk by Metropolitan of Morphou, Neophytos; given at Saint Cyprian and Justina Church in Meniko, Cyprus (2.12.2020)

Metropolitan Neophytos: “Now I speak to you at another level not at a spiritual level. At a scientific level, at a human level. My study, the reading I have made in scientific websites, the scientists that I trust, pay attention to this word, who have God in them, the doctors who have God in them, the...


July 22nd, 2021

Met. Panteleimon of Antinoes responds to Ab. Elpidophoros' Perennialism

"Only within the Orthodox Church man can find the Path which leads to the top of the mountain, which is God the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit..."

"Recently the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America, Elpidoforos, published on Facebook a statement [*] which says:

"They are many paths which lead to the top of the mountain, and those who ignore this fact are ignorant"!

His Eminence attempts to spread Ecumenism, which is the mingling and mixing of all religions into one.

With respect to His Eminence, I would like to strongly...


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