Prayers for Meals

Prayers before meals BEFORE BREAKFAST Through the prayers of our holy Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on us. Amen. Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy Name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our […]

Small Compline

(This service is read after the evening meal and before sleep) In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and the ages of ages. Amen. Glory to you, our God, glory to you. Heavenly king, Comforter, the Spirit of truth who are present everywhere filling all things […]

Morning Prayers

(After rising from sleep, stand with reverence and fear of God, make the sign of the cross, and say:) In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. Glory to you, our God, glory to you. Heavenly King, comforter, the Spirit of truth, who are present everywhere filling all things, […]

The Experience of Revelation

God, as the Orthodox Church teaches, is not subject to the processes of human reason. He is not discovered by man, but reveals Himself in man’s heart. Christ prayed to His Father saying, “I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have […]