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 [...]

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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 [...]

In the Tumult

Question: How can a Christian find quietness for praying, a Christian who lives in the tumult and noise of a city? Answer: We should try to obtain as much as possible! We should not be negligent. Because negligence is the greatest danger for the soul of each man. It means you have no mercy for [...]