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February 13th, 2022

NEW EXTENDED PODCAST: CACODOXY WITHIN: 10 HERETICAL & INNOVATIVE IDEAS PROMOTED TODAY

THIS TUESDAY @ 8 PM EST on the OE Youtube Channel

NEW EXTENDED PODCAST -- THIS TUESDAY @ 8 PM EST

CACODOXY WITHIN: 10 HERETICAL & INNOVATIVE IDEAS PROMOTED TODAY

10 Heretical & Innovative Ideas Promoted Today, from least to most egregious:

10. Relevance to pop culture trumps faithfulness to Holy Tradition, and thus clergy should shed the traditional cassock for the Latin collar.

9. The Holy...


July 5th, 2021

Proper Orthodox Priestly Attire and Appearance According to the Saints

"Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain..." (Prov. 31:30). "Do not be conformed to this world..." (Rom.12:2).

(The following is a conversation between St. Iakavos of Evia and his spiritual child[ren]):

St. Iakavos: "“When we put on the cassock, we begin with the goal of sanctifying our soul. Care is necessary, however. For love of the world’s honor and glory, our egotism can make us lose our soul, rather than sanctify it... Priests shouldn’t cut their hair....

"The priest's cassock is the flag of the Church of our Christ: for this reason we must try hard to honor it, we who wear it, with a holy life, so that those who don't wear it will honor and respect it." - St. Amphilochios of Patmos

Source: H. Middleton, Precious Vessels of the Holy Spirit: The Lives and Counsels of Contemporary Elders of...


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