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Prayer Spirituality

Reading and Psalmody Pt 1

“The psalms are the prayer book of the Church.”

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Prayer Spirituality

Liturgy and Prayer Pt 3

“Liturgy is not a prayer service.”

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Prayer Spirituality

Liturgy and Prayer Pt 2

“Liturgy is not a prayer service.”

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Prayer Spirituality

Liturgy and Prayer Pt 1

“Beware of practicing your piety before men in order to be seen by them; for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.”

– Matthew 6:1

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Prayer Spirituality

The Goal of Prayer Pt 3

“There is nothing you substitute for prayer in this Tradition.”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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Prayer Spirituality

The Goal of Prayer Pt 2

“The first thing that must happen if a person is going to practice prayer in the Orthodox Tradition is they must be a member of the Church.”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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Prayer Spirituality

The Goal of Prayer Pt 1

“The whole purpose of prayer is to know and to do God’s will. ”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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Prayer Spirituality

To Whom Do We Pray? Pt 2

“The whole creation is created to pray and … the very heart of the creature … is its activity of prayer.”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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Prayer Spirituality

To Whom Do We Pray? Pt 1

“In the Eastern Christian Tradition, we pray to God,
who is the real God, the true God.”

– Fr Thomas Hopko

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Catechesis Christian Living Church History Prayer Spirituality Theology

The Sign of the Cross

“The sign of the Cross gives us great strength to repel and conquer evil and to do good, but we must remember to make the sign of the Cross correctly and without haste…”

– Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy

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Catechesis Christian Living Prayer

A Prayer Rule

“…the most important thing is standing before God with the mind in the heart with devotion and heartfelt prostration to Him.”

– St. Theophan the Recluse

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Christian Living Prayer

Prayer before Using the Internet

“…and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from the Evil One”