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The Root of All Evil

Greed is… “the man whose soul is devoted
to accumulating money and property and remains hard-hearted and untouched by the needs of others.”

– Bishop IRENAIUS

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Catechesis Church History Theology

The Seven Ecumenical Councils

A summary of the Seven Ecumenical Councils that define Christian dogma and doctrine

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American Orthodox Christian Living Theology

Fr. Thomas Hopko

“Thank you Fr. Thomas for your love, patience and concern for all Christians, for your many years of preaching and teaching the Truth and for your lifelong service to the Church.
Pray for us!”

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Blessed Father Seraphim Rose

“Orthodoxy is not so much a matter of the head,
it’s something living and it’s of the heart…”

– Blessed Fr. Seraphim Rose

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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

Freeing Your Child from Egotism

“…even in small children we often encounter one
or other of the various forms of egotism, usually
as a result of bad upbringing.”

– Bishop IRENAIUS

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Book Notes Christian Living Gospels Saints Scripture

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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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

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