I finished the preparation prayers early today. Here is St John chapel early on a Sunday morning before anyone else arrives. The things hanging […]
Where did the Christmas tree originate? Are its origins to be found in paganism?
“O God of peace and Father of mercies, Thou hast sent the Angel of great counsel to grant us peace.” — from the Canon of Christmas Matins
Orthodox hymns for the new year: O Thou Who givest fruitful seasons and rains from heaven to those on earth, and dost now accept […]
The Life of Saint Herman, originally published in 1894 by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church Father Herman’s Life Before Valaam A […]