Reverence in Church

by Abbot Tryphon God’s house is entered with awe and fear. We must practice reverence in the temple, whether during services or when we step into the church to light a candle and venerate the holy icons. The temple is the place set apart for the worship of the Holy Trinity and is the place […]

Everyone Knows A Church Calls For Reverence

by St. Theophan the Recluse “My House shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.” Everyone knows that a church calls for reverence, for a collecting of thoughts, for deep thinking about God, and for standing in the presence of God, but who fulfills this? People go […]