Articles tagged: Baptism
The Stance of Saint Paisios the Athonite on the Reception of Converts in the Baptism of the Heterodox
An excerpt from Apostle to Zaire: The Life and Legacy of Blessed Father Cosmas of Grigoriou
— A follow up to a recent post “The Stance of St Iakovos of Euboea on the Reception of Converts and the Baptism of the Heterodox”.
“Many have commented: “How is it that the Africans, being only recently baptized, can maintain such an intensity and exactness in their Orthodoxy, while many of us in parishes in Greece, America and elsewhere are much more lax?” The answer, I believe,...
Orthodox Ecclesiology - Lesson 7: The Kollyvades Fathers and St. Hilarion (Troitsky)
Archpriest Peter Heers
The Kollyvades Fathers and St. Hilarion (Troitsky)
We now come to one of the most crucial time periods and to perhaps the most important patristic interpretation as to the identity and boundaries of the Body of Christ, especially as it pertains to the present challenge to the Church posed by contemporary, syncretistic ecumenism.
In Lesson 7 we will look at the teachings of the so-called...
The Boundaries of Salvation: The ‘Two Natures’ of Communion in Christ
Lecture by Archpriest Peter Heers
Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church
Blacktown NSW, Sydney, Australia
Sunday, March 31 (18), 2019
Becoming One With Christ: The Spiritual Presuppositions of Participation in the Mysteries
A Lecture By Archpriest Peter Heers
Saint Alexis the Man of God Orthodox Church
Alexandria, Sydney, Australia
Saturday, March 30 (17), 2019
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St. Symeon the New Theologian on the Presuppositions to Participation in the Holy...
Journey to Life: Baptized into Christ in the Orthodox Church
The Miraculous Journey from Lutheranism, through eastern religions, to Orthodoxy
The miraculous journey from Lutheranism, through eastern religions, to the Orthodox Church.
This story has so much to teach us all – but especially Orthodox bishops and priests. In this video one sees the marvelous response of God to one man’s determined and pained search for spiritual health and healing and his simple and humble acceptance of the providence of God.
Seraphim was born,...