Orthodox Africa: Creating Synergy in missions one partnership at a time

This is a wonderful non-profit that I think many of you, dear readers, will appreciate.  Please read about them here. Periodically, I will be sharing news about the various missions they support.  The latest is about an orphanage that has the opportunity to purchase land where they can have a permanent location instead of renting [...]

THE CANONS OF RITUAL UNCLEANNESS AND WOMEN IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

This article was shared by FR. THEODORE PARASKEVOPOULOS·TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016 on his FB page.  I am posting it here for easy reference. By: Maria-Fotini Polidoulis Kapsalis* Introduction For the majority of girls born and raised in the Orthodox tradition, puberty marks the time when our mothers not only set us down to discuss with us the [...]