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The Annunciation

“Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!”

-Luke 1:28

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Athos

Mount Athos Monk’s Republic Documentary (Video)

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The Meeting of the Lord in the Temple

“Lord, now You are letting Your servant depart in peace, according to Your word; for my eyes have seen Your salvation…”

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The Theophany of Christ

“And when Jesus was baptized, He went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on Him; and lo, a voice from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”

– Matthew 3:16-17

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The Orthodox Faith

“The Orthodox Faith series is intended to provide basic, comprehensive information on the faith and life of the Orthodox Church.”

– oca.org

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The Nativity of Christ

“Christ is Born!”
“Glorify Him!”

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Entrance of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple

“…blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

– Gospel of Luke 11:28

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From the Little Mountain

Reflections on Orthodox Christian Monasticism (Video)

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The Good Struggle

Life In A Secluded Orthodox Monastery
(Video)

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Prelest

“For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.”

– Galatians 6:3

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Dormition of the Theotokos

“We say that our dead have “fallen asleep” or “passed away.” What does this mean? This means that for the true Christian there is no death. Death was conquered by Christ on the cross.”

– Saint John of Kronstadt

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The Apostles’ Fast and Feast

“We commemorate each of the saints with hymns and appropriate songs of praise, how much more should we celebrate the memory of Peter and Paul, the supreme Leaders of the pre-eminent company of the Apostles?”

– St. Gregory Palamas