SEPTEMBER 6 THE CHURCH COMMEMORATES THE APPEARANCE OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS TO VENERABLE SERGIUS OF RADONEZH

Union of Orthodox Journalists - September 2016 Once, in the deep of night, Venerable Sergius was reading an Akathist to the Mother of God. Having completed the usual rule he sat a bit to rest when suddenly he said to his cell attendant Venerable Micah: “Watch, child, we will have a miraculous visitation.” Barely had he uttered these ...

Christmas: Peace or Sword? by Chorbishop Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago

+Rt Rev Chorbishop Dr Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago -Chancellor of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society

3/1/2016- Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- Chicago- USA Nativity of our Lord!!! Global: The Orthodox Churches generally start their Nativity Fast about forty days before the celebration of the Nativity of the Lord, which is on December 25 or on January 7. However, we do realize that the Syrian churches have only 25 days of fast before the Feast ...

Managing our time: An Orthodox perspective

Time Management

OCA- November 2014 As Orthodox Christians, we are called to wisely manage our talents, our treasures, and our time.  And, in these first days of the Nativity Fast, we very well may find that our good intentions for spiritual discipline in this regard may be threatened by expectations of the secular holiday season. To save ourselves from ...

Talks on European integration needed only by those who thirst for power, and not by the people: UOC

 19/12/13 Those who are now standing on Maidan, are just "scoring points". These are not defenders of the motherland, but rather a mockery of the Church; eating pork and beef on Maidan during the [Nativity] Fast, or grilling shish kebab and cooking pilau [a rice and meat dish]. The Nativity Fast is a period of repentance ...