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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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Church History Scripture

Historical Evolution of the New Testament

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God,
and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for
correction, for instruction in righteousness”

II Timothy 3:16

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Church History Scripture

Controversial Books of the Canon

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God,
and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for
correction, for instruction in righteousness”

II Timothy 3:16

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Church History Scripture

Canonicity of the Gospels

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God,
and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for
correction, for instruction in righteousness”

II Timothy 3:16

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Church History Scripture

The Bible of the Apostles

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God,
and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for
correction, for instruction in righteousness”

II Timothy 3:16

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Saints

The Prologue of Ohrid

The Prologue from Ohrid is a precious collection of the lives of the saints of the Orthodox Church intended for daily
use by the faithful, it was first compiled
by Saint Nikolai Velimorovich in the 1920’s.

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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.”