What is Prayer?

Sreekariyamorthodoxchurch.com - April 2017 - Article by the late lamented Metropolitan Paulos Mar Gregorios of the East. Prayer is like breathing. Without breathing we cannot live. When we breathe, air enters our lungs, cleanses the blood in our veins by relieving it of the carbon dioxide, and supplying it with oxygen. If I do not breathe for a ...

Enthronement homily of Bishop Irinej of Eastern America

Church of Serbia - 11/10/16 In the Name of The Father and of the Son and of The Holy Spirit! Your Eminences, Your Graces Most Esteemed brother hierarchs and archpastors, Representatives of our Holy and exceedingly beloved sister Orthodox Churches and of our own Holy Serbian Orthodox Church, Your Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess ...

A Prayer for the Victims of Orlando Massacre by Fr Alexander Kurien

Rev Fr Alexander Kurien ( The Deputy Associate Administrator of the Office of U.S. Government-Wide Policy)13/6/16 A Prayer for the Victims of Orlando Massacre (50 dead and 53 injured) Heavenly Father hear us at this time of unbearable pain. We come to You because You are our Savior and It is only You that can heal our wounds ...

The Patriarch of Romania offers up prayers for children and young people everywhere

www.basilica.ro- Aurelian Iftimiu - June 2016 On the International Children’s Day, 1 June 2016, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, sends up prayers for the children and young people everywhere, but especially for those in Romania. We quote the personal prayer of the Romanian Patriarch on this occasion: O, Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Heavenly Father, Who have ...

Homily on the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross

March 2015 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit! The attitude in the Church of God towards the Lord’s Cross sometimes seems unusual and surprising to the world. And since we are in many ways sensual rather than spiritual, we too sometimes share this perplexity with the world. For ...