Being a Clergyman Today Means Scaling the Most Difficult and Greatest Heights

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by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow October 26, 2014. His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, presided over the Great Consecration of a church in honor of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian on the premises of the Saratov Theological Seminary and celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the newly consecrated church on October 26, 2014. Following the divine services, the Primate ... More...

The 2014 New Testament Challenge

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  Beginning Nov. 15th (that is, in just 3 weeks from tomorrow, at the beginning of the Advent/Nativity Fast), we will once again be embarking on our annual challenge event to read through the entire New Testament (aloud) by Christmas! This is a great endeavor and exercise and you should join it! Read with your spouse as an Advent discipline! Even children can do this, and they have. You can do ... More...

The Greatest Obstacle

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Is he right? by John Paul II, Pope of Rome "The greatest obstacle to evangelization in America is superficial preaching." Quoted by Fr. William Casey here ... More...

City of Houston Demands Oversight of Sermons

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Campaign against pastors called 'Big Brother overlords' on a 'witch hunt' by Bob Unruh Officials with the city of Houston, Texas, who are fighting for a controversial ordinance that would allow men to use women’s restrooms there now have demanded to see the sermons preached by several area pastors. The recent move came in a subpoena from the city to pastors for copies of their sermons – and ... More...

Go and Preach: The Missionary Struggles of St. Innocent of Alaska

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by Sophia Moshura If you trace the tireless missionary’s paths on a map, their length will be much greater than even those of the Apostle Paul. It is amazing. No one can compare civilized Roman roads with the terrible roads of the taiga and tundra, with their harshness and solitude; it is difficult to compare the congenial Mediterranean with the intimidating Pacific Ocean. Some of the saint’s ... More...