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Calendar Christian Living Great Feasts The Theotokos

The Nativity of Christ

“Christ is Born!”
“Glorify Him!”

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Calendar Christian Living Great Feasts The Theotokos

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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American Orthodox Christian Living Documentary Spirituality

From the Little Mountain

Reflections on Orthodox Christian Monasticism (Video)

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Christian Living Documentary Spirituality

The Good Struggle

Life In A Secluded Orthodox Monastery
(Video)

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Christian Living

Prelest

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

– Galatians 6:3

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Calendar Christian Living Great Feasts The Theotokos

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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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

Preserving God’s Grace

“The fruit of a good upbringing is the preservation of the grace of holy baptism.”

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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

Understanding the Young Person

“The river of our life is interrupted by the turbulent period of youth.”

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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

The Years of Youth

“The chief aim of a Christian upbringing: That a man…might say within himself that he is a Christian.”

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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

Forming Attitudes

“A good attitude is not only formed by bodily discipline, but rather must be formed by positive action on all his powers: mind, will and heart.”

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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

The Developing Child

“Train the child (and ourselves!) to investigate what is considered essential for him but refrain from and avoid everything else.”

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Book Notes Catechesis Christian Living Marriage and Family

Baptism: The Adult and the Child

“Baptism is the door leading to Christ.”