Category: Faith

Synaxarion for the Sunday of Cheesefare

By Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos SUNDAY of CHEESEFARE On the same day, we commemorate the banishment of Adam, the First-formed man, from the Paradise of delight.

On Cheesefare Sunday

By Sergei Bulgakov On this Sunday the Holy Church focuses on the memory of the exile of our ancestral parents from paradise for disobedience and

What is the Triodion?

This is the Orthodox liturgical book that contains the variable portions of the Liturgy and other services for a particular period of the Orthodox ecclesiastical

Sayings of Abba Dorotheos

1. Abba Dorotheos used to say, “It is impossible for the person who trusts in his own prudence or his own thoughts to submit himself

The Church Fathers and Slavery

Many monks contributed much toward a more just and moral society. From the ranks of the monks emerged the earliest condemnation of slavery. Gregory the