The Synodikon of Orthodoxy

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Our thanks to John Sanidopoulos for his blog, Mystagogy, from which this post was taken, who continues to provide a wealth of excellent articles on the Orthodox faith. “Whosoever, therefore, shall confess Me before men, him will I confess before My Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny Me before men, him will I deny before My Father which is in heaven” (Matt. 10:32-33). The ... More...

On The Sunday Of Orthodoxy

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by St. Luke, Archbishop of Crimea Doctor of Medicine, Professor, and State Prize winner, since 1944 St. Luke was the Archbishop of Tambov and Michurinsk, and later of Simferopol and the Crimea. While he was serving the church as an Archbishop, he was also practicing as a surgeon and taught and published many books and articles on regional anesthesia and surgery. He is now known to be a ... More...

Sermon on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

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St. Tikhon, the holy New-Confessor, Patriarch of Moscow and Enlightener of North America, began his episcopal service as bishop of the Aleutian Islands and North America from 1898-1907. His missionary zeal was nothing short of extraordinary, not only in its obvious presence in his own life and actions, and those of the clergy under his guidance and pastoral care, but also in the important ... More...

Sermon on the Triumph of Orthodoxy

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by Archbishop Averky (Taushev) Our father, Archbishop Averky, was bishop of Syracuse and Abbot of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Monastery in Jordanville, NY. "This is the Apostolic faith, this is the faith of the Fathers, this is the Orthodox faith - confirm this universal faith." Beloved brothers and sisters in the Lord, you will hear these solemn and significant words in the Rite of Orthodoxy ... More...

Sunday of Orthodoxy Homily

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by Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh His Eminence Metropolitan Anthony Bloom (1914 - August 4, 2003) was bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh, the Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland. He wrote masterfully about Christian prayer, and many Orthodox Christians in Great Britain and throughout the world consider him to be a saint. In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. We ... More...