On a new " Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley argues that the popularity of destination weddings is symptomatic of a more profound cultural dysfunction—namely, the modern preoccupation with self.
On a new "Sacramental Living," author, speaker, and religious educator Michael Haldas helps us understand the critical difference between intelligence and wisdom.
On the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Fr. Patrick Reardon, priest at All Saints Antiochian Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, compares our Lord's Mother with the rich man in Luke 12, this past Sunday's Gospel reading.
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From the Blogs
Two ways of following Jesus this Advent season
Joel J. Miller
Mon, Nov 30, 2015
Today the Orthodox church commemorates Jesus’ first disciple, Andrew. Two weeks ago we celebrated his fellow disciple, Philip. The pair are featured in the opening chapter of John’s gospel and have…
Walking “as Children of Light” in a Darkened World: What We May Learn from the Rich Young Ruler in Preparation for Christmas in the Orthodox Church
Fr. Philip LeMasters
Sun, Nov 29, 2015
Ephesians 5:8-19 Luke 18: 18-27 Every once in a while, it is good for something or someone to shake us up, to challenge us to see ourselves as we really are. Just like our eyes…
Book Review: Rock and Sand
Tue, Nov 24, 2015
Rock and Sand: An Orthodox Appraisal of the Protestant Reformers and Their Teachings (2015) Review by David Rockett When a seminary trained Protestant Pastor writes a book-long critique of Protestantism…