by Archbishop Chrysostomos
From the Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke by Blessed Theophylact
by Fr. John Townsend
Talk given at the 1998 Southern Orthodox Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
The address is not dated, but was apparently prior to the Red Army’s takeover of the Volchaevsk Fortifications on February 12, 1922.
by Archimandrite Kyprian (Pyzhov)
Archimandrite Kyprian was a monastic and iconographer of the twentieth century Russian emigration
St. Teilo served as abbot and bishop in Llandaff where it was said that as many as 1,000 monks studied under him at the same time.
On Prayer and Repentance
by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)
From the Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact
Letters of the future Metropolitan Anastassy (Gribanovsky) to G. N. Troubetskoy and to G. P. Fedotov 1925-1928
A pillar of the Church in our own day, who was like unto the early desert-fathers in his resolute struggle against the prince of darkness.
a selection from St Ephraim the Syrian's Homily on Our Lord
One of the greatest missionaries in the history of the Orthodox Church. A man who, in the course of his life in Japan, left behind over two hundred churches and more than 30,000 Orthodox Christians
by St. Theophan the Recluse
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of his repose
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact
The first sign of the approach of Great Lent comes five Sundays before its beginning. On this Sunday the Gospel reading is about Zacchaeus the tax-collector.
Alyona Kojevnikov shares her memories of Metropolitan Anthony with Deacon Andrei Psarev.
Just as smoke chases away bees, so too, the remembrance of wrongs chases wisdom out of the heart.
- St. Ephraim the Syrian
St. Isaac the Syrian is one of the most beloved saints especially among monastics in the Orthodox Church.
A Presentation by St. Seraphim (Sobolev) to the Congress of Moscow July 1948
He would pray in his cell or in the Jordan valley - trying to follow in the steps of St. Mary of Egypt - enduring all sorts of temptations, torments, and struggles against demons, for the sake of Christ.
Their Significance for People in the West
Lives of some of the Orthodox Faithful who suffered during the Soviet period (1917 to 1991) for their faith.
The Russian Orthodox Church in 1937 saw the arrest of 85% of its clergy, along with thousands of unknown laymen and women.
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke by Blessed Theophylact
Having renounced the vanity of the earthly world, Thou didst take up the cross of a homeless life of wandering; Thou didst not fear grief, privation, nor the mockery of men, And didst know the love of Christ.
The life of Church musician Ivan Alexeyevich /Johann von Gardner
9 Dec 1898-26 Feb 1984
On February 3, 2016, the fifth plenary session of the Holy Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church, held at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, the proposal to canonize Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) was deliberated upon.
On Archbishop Seraphim Sobolev
His Life, Miracles, and Service after his Death
About a miracle of Elder Gabriel (Ugrebadze)