Holy Matrimony

Holy Matrimony In the theology of the Orthodox Church man is made in the Image of the Most-holy Trinity, and, except in certain special cases […] Read More

Holy Communion

Holy Communion The central place among the Sacraments of the Orthodox Church is held by the Holy Eucharist the precious Body and Blood of our […] Read More

Holy Chrismation

Holy Chrismation In the Sacrament of Baptism man is called out of spiritual darkness into the light of Christ and is initiated into the economy […] Read More

Holy Baptism

Holy Baptism First place among the Sacraments of the Orthodox Church is occupied by Holy Baptism, by which a man, who has come to believe […] Read More

Church Mysteries

Church Mysteries The Sacraments of the Orthodox Church, like the Church Herself, can be said to possess a double character, for they are at the […] Read More

The Five Cycles

The Five Cycles The Great Cycle of Life. The life of an Orthodox Christian can be seen as being composed of five cycles. There is, […] Read More

The Divine Liturgy

The Divine Liturgy The Divine Liturgy has its origins in the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist, instituted by the Lord Himself: Now on the first […] Read More

Services of the Daily Cycle

Services of the Daily Cycle The services of the Daily Cycle are divided into three groups of three services each, conveniently entitled: Evening Service (9th […] Read More

Liturgical Music

Liturgical Music In the Orthodox Faith, our singing in church is meant to be an Icon of worship. We sing our prayers. Our prayers are […] Read More

Liturgical Gestures

Liturgical Gestures Orthodox worship is characterized by a complete utilization of the senses sight, smell, hearing, speech and touch. We see the candles, Icons, frescoes, […] Read More