Saint Porphyrios’ of Kavsokalyvia counsels on Divine Eros – Part 2

The Easy Path of Love

Our religion is perfectly and profoundly conceived. What is simple is also what is most precious. Accordingly, in your spiritual life engage in your daily contests simply, easily and without force. The soul is sanctified through the study of the words of the Fathers, through the memorization of the psalms and of portions of Scripture, through the singing of hymns and through the repetition of the Jesus Prayer. Continue reading “Saint Porphyrios’ of Kavsokalyvia counsels on Divine Eros – Part 2”

The Resurrection in the Orthodox Church

by Saint Justin Popovich

In the Orthodox Church, the Resurrection is not merely the ‘feast of feasts’, but the all-embracing feast, which is the soul of all the others and is always present in them. In it we find all the divine and theanthropic powers of the Saviour, which crush every sin, every death, every devil. Unceasing Resurrection, that is continuous Resurrection, is precisely what the life of all Orthodox Christians in the Church of the Saviour is: it is my life, your life and that of each of us. What is the Orthodox Church? Continue reading “The Resurrection in the Orthodox Church”

Christ’s Resurrection

by Metropolitan of Gortyn and Megalopolis, Ieremias

Jesus Christ, my Christian brothers and sisters, remained in the grave for three days. The first day was Friday. The second was Saturday and then, sometime during the night between Saturday and Sunday- we don’t know precisely when- He rose. That He did so is certain, because, in the first place, the guards at the tomb bore witness; and then there were the appearances He made as the Risen Lord. Continue reading “Christ’s Resurrection”

Secularization

by Archimandrite Georgios Kapsanis, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Gregoriou †

Today the Church is facing another iconoclast controversy: the pressure being exercised upon it by secular society to conform to its values and ideals, so that the Church will also become secularized. Continue reading “Secularization”

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