Are there last rites in the Orthodox Church?
All in all, in the Eastern Orthodox Church, our preparation for death does not start with “the last rites” but starts from the very beginning of our lives.
Ranks in the Church and their Roles
The goal of this short blog is to briefly explain what roles the different clergyman have.
Baking of Prosforo
Where does the tradition of sourdough prosfora come from?
The Position on Abortion in Orthodox Christianity
An excerpt on the views of the Orthodox Church on abortion from the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America: “On the Sacredness of Human Life and its Untimely Termination”
How to Use a Prayer Rope
A prayer rope can be a great aid in our prayer if we know how to use it.
In today’s blog, we will address the problem of pre-marital sex both practically and theologically so that we can understand better the why behind the Orthodox Church’s no to pre-marital relations.
How do we celebrate our parish slava?
What is our parish slava? How do we celebrate it?
What is Slava, and how to prepare for it
Slava is an extension to the liturgical celebration. The best way to prepare for slava is to have confession and receive communion.
The Bitter Truth of Orthodoxy
Whatever is lukewarm, has nothing to do with Christ nor with Orthodoxy…… Therefore, let us cling to the bitter Orthodox Truth!
How to Light Candles in Church
There are a few misconceptions about offering candles in the Church which we have to be aware of.