Why It Is Necessary To Know The Old Testament

by Protopresbyter Michael Pomazansky I love being Orthodox, and this short article describes not what theologians read, but what Orthodox Christians sing and hear in the hymnography of regular worship. This is why context and understandable communication/language is so important. We listen to the hymns and readings in Church, and two series of events are […]

Sermon on the Nativity of the Virgin Mary

by St. Andrew of Crete Our father among the saints Andrew of Crete, was Archbishop of Crete at the end of the 7th century and the beginning of the 8th. He was a true luminary of the Church, a great hierarch—a theologian, teacher and hymnographer, best known for writing the Great Canon. The present Feast […]