Remembering Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko (+2015)

SVOTS - 19/3/19 March 18th, 2019 marked the fourth anniversary of the earthly departure ofProtopresbyter Thomas Hopko (March 28, 1939-March 18, 2015), Dean of SVOTS from 1992-2002. As we remember this powerful preacher and teacher, I leave you with some of his ever-insightful words for our current season, taken from his book, The Lenten Spring (SVS Press, 1983). “The lenten spring ...

A Little Goes a Long Way – IOCC in Bosnia and Herzegovina

IOCC - 19/3/19 Before the breakup of Yugoslavia, Dragan (50) managed a hotel in Derventa, Bosnia and Herzegovina—a natural fit for his training in catering. But conflict changed everything, and it turned his family's life upside-down. Unemployment was Dragan's biggest challenge once the conflict ended, and for years he worked short-term jobs while also farming to feed ...

Celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the glorification of St John (Maximovich) begins with the visit of his reliquary to parishes in Toronto

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 19/3/2019 In 2019, the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the canonization of St John (Maximovich) of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracle-worker. The first event was the arrival of a large reliquary ...