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Blessed Theophylact

“…the novice should also read The Herald; that is, the explanation of the Gospel by Blessed Theophylact”

-St Ignatius Brianchaninov

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The Seeds of Evil

“It is not enough to only sow seeds of virtue…but parents must also at the same time battle with and uproot the seeds of evil”

-Bishop IRENAIUS

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55 Maxims of Christian Living (Fr Thomas Hopko)

Precious reminders for every day…

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Preventing the Growth of Sensuality

“Parents: shelter your children from this deadly
contagion by means of concern and strictness.”

-Bishop IRENAIUS

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American Orthodox Church History Saints

Orthodoxy in the British Isles

“Better a stupid and unlettered brother who, working the good things he knows, merits life in Heaven than one who though being distinguished for his learning in the Scriptures, or even holding the place of a doctor, lacks the bread of love.”

-St. Bede the Venerable

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Matushka Theodosia: A God-given Eldress

“Never be despondent.
The Lord will arrange everything.”

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A Canon for Strugglers

“Don’t let anyone ever take your books away from you.
But don’t mistake the reading of books for the real thing,
which is the living of Orthodoxy.”

-Fr Seraphim Rose

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Truthfulness

“People typically are offended when they are told a lie.”
-Bishop IRENAIUS

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The Law of God (Fr Seraphim Slobodskoy)

“Protopriest Seraphim Slobodskoy’s Law of God alone, for instance, is used by hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of children in Sunday schools, while teenagers use this book to prepare for seminary. Many believe that it is one of the finest simple overviews of the Orthodox faith written in modern times.”

– OrthodoxWiki

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Orthodox Dogmatic Theology (Fr Michael Pomazansky)

“Since its publication over [thirty-five] years ago, the English edition of Orthodox Dogmatic Theology has received a very positive response, and has become regarded as one of the best introductory books on Orthodox theology.”
– Editor’s Preface

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Teaching Your Children Obedience

“Obedience is in essence the submission
of one’s will to the will of another.”

-Bishop IRENAIUS

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The Orthodox Church in America and its Future

“…the greatest struggle of America these days is the struggle for the priority and superiority of spiritual and moral values over techniques and technological lordship: in other words, for predominance of the spiritual over the material, of
goodness over cleverness.”

– St. Nikolai Velimirovich