Saturday, January 09, 2016

What fruits of peace and justice without Christ and the Holy Spirit?

"That sincere dialogue among men and women of different faiths may produce the fruits of peace and justice" -- Pope Francis on Interreligious Dialogue

St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov): “The Activity of Prayer Is the Highest Activity of the Human Mind”
The one who seeks corruptible earthly blessings in his prayer rouses the indignation of Heaven’s King against himself. The angels and archangels-His ...

The Ancestors of Christ: What Do All These Names Mean? by Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh
The two readings which we have heard to-day, that of the Epistle and that of the Gospel present us with two aspects of Israel's faith and ...

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The Baptism of Christ

Jesus restores water to its original intent, to truly clean, to truly refresh, and to truly satisfy our thirst.http://myocn.net/jesus-baptized/

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Monday, January 4, 2016

Ascetic Hesychasm

"It is true that the attitude on the part of ascetics towards the vagaries of human life provokes a variety of conflicting reactions in the psyche of the technically-orientated people of today."

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Monday, January 4, 2016

Fr. Michael Harper on the Holy Liturgy

"Fr. Michael Harper (1931-2010), Director of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, founding father and a Debuty Director of THE WAY, speaks on the Role of Holy Liturgy in Christian Faith."

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

May Your Will Be Done...

"Our attitude is ‘May your will be done’. Then the potential develops within us to conceive of God as He is in His eternity."

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Mt. St. Mary's College: Catholic and Dominican Institute - Sixth Annual Philosophy Workshop

Dei Verbum

5 Reasons to Read Dei Verbum

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Chiesa: Nullity of Marriage. A Reform That Risks Sinking in the Dock

The extreme facility of the procedures was the solution contrived by Pope Francis to readmit the divorced and remarried to communion. But not everything is working out as planned. A commentary by the canonist Guido Ferro Canale

Monday, January 04, 2016

From Sr. Vassa for the New Year

"A 2-minute, New Year's reflection, on letting go and letting God, hosted by Dr. Sr. Vassa Larin of the University of Vienna in Austria."

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Sunday, January 3, 2016

"Don't miss the award-winning New Year episode of Sister Vassa, featuring Saint Basil the Great and other puzzling, non-orthodox phenomena."

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Saturday, January 2, 2016

Charismatic Theology

"Protopresbyter Emmanuel Klapsis, US, speaks on relationships among Charismatic and Academic Theology"

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Sunday, January 3, 2016

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"In this divine-human communion, man is enriched and in this he has his point of reference, which guides him and keeps him unabated on the path of truth which was revealed by Christ."

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Sunday, January 3, 2016

New Book by Fr. Uwe Michael Lang

Insight Scoop: Fr. Uwe Michael Lang on how gesture, art, music, and architecture make present the sacred in the liturgy