A Journal of Orthodox Culture
11 Jun 2021 at 12:23am
“Not as the world gives, do I give unto you” (John 14:27). But does this promise of our Lord apply not only to His peace, but to other blessings as well. Could it be, for example, that the self-confidence of a Christian needs to be very different ...
1 May 2021 at 6:58pm
Many readers will recognize Metropolitan Tikhon (Shevkunov) as the author of the buoyant, inspiring, and irresistible book “Everyday Saints and Other Stories,” which sold record numbers of copies in Russia and has been translated into 17 languages...
5 Apr 2021 at 10:27am
We are now well into the Holy and Great Fast of Lent, but for many of us it may have already begun to seem tedious: a routine and perhaps even empty exercise. This article by Fr Steven Ritter addresses this state of mind, offering fresh, thought-p...
19 Mar 2021 at 7:41am
"Ayosha, the "angelic brother" of Dostoevsky’s novel. Aloysha the monastic novice. Alyosha the compassionate. Alyosha, who has chosen to live only for God. Yes. But Alyosha the depraved? Alyosha the corrupt. . .Alyosha the insect? Christos Yannara...
2 Mar 2021 at 8:25am
The insights of Dan Buxhoeveden (J.D from Loyola University, PhD from the University of Chicago) into the relation between natural sciences and the mystery of nature are no mere armchair speculation. He is an Orthodox Christian who teaches at the ...
30 Jan 2021 at 12:04pm
In this short review, Dr. David Ford writes that The Ethics of Beauty by Dr. Timothy Patitsas "...has already brought for many people life-changing healing and personal reconciliation with God and with others." Patitsis covers a wide range of topi...
26 Jan 2021 at 3:22pm
As a new regime takes office in Washington, utopian dreams are reigning in high fashion. A good time, no doubt, to reflect two classic novels warning of the dystopian danger that invariably arises when utopian fantasies are implemented at the expe...
8 Jan 2021 at 12:44pm
As we continue—or for those of us observing the Old Calendar Feast, as we begin—to meditate on the Incarnation of Christ, following our celebration of His Nativity, we can find a luminous source of insight in the typology and prophetic power of Ps...
22 Dec 2020 at 8:09am
St. Ephrem's "Hymns on the Nativity" are like a dazzling display of Christmas lights -- or better yet, like the brightly shining stars shimmering over the fields of Bethlehem. St Ephrem believes that God reveals Himself through "raze" (symbols, my...
The Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos
Divine Liturgy with Chrismation
Monday, August 15th
Nativity of the Theotokos
Divine Liturgy with Chrismations
Thursday, September 8th
Exaltation of the Precious Cross
Wednesday, September 14th