Religious Life

Is it Acceptable for the People of God to Lie? Petros Panayiotopoulos 1 April 2014 Before we condemn people too easily for lying, let’s take a look at some ca...
Fasting: Same (Desert and Big City) Rules for Everyone – Part 2 7 March 2014 There is, however, another very interesting source which supplements our kn...
Fasting: Same (Desert and Big City) Rules for Everyone – Part 1 4 March 2014 By James W. Lillie One of the more curious features of living in Greece is...
Cheese Fare Sunday 1 March 2014 By Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes Today, is Cheese-fare Sunday, whic...
On the Slaves of Sin and the Servants of Virtue Archbishop of Crimaea, Luke the Surgeon 25 February 2014 “Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient serva...
Of Creatures Unknown James W. Lillie 13 February 2014 In his homily in praise of those who have love in their hearts, which we pu...
The Sickness that Is Arrogance Varnavas, Metropolitan of Neapolis and Stavroupolis 9 February 2014 In its desire to prepare us for the great and bright battle of the virtues,...
Cremation versus the Orthodox Practice of Burial Fr. Tryphon 5 October 2013 The first time I ever attended a funeral service where cremation of the bod...
Charitable Works Abolish Death! Saint - John Chrysostom 24 September 2013 Their power is so great that they not only cleanse sins but even do away wi...
The Holy Mandylion (16 August) James W. Lillie 16 August 2013 On August 16, the Orthodox Church celebrates the translation of the Holy Ma...
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