As we know, the Transfiguration of Christ is one of the central events recorded in the gospels. Immediately after our Lord was recognized by his apostles as “the Christ [Messiah], the Son of the Living God,” he told them that “he must go up to Jerusalem and suffer many things
This topic draws us to the reminiscences of the exiled Jews who sat and wept by the waters of Babylon –Ps.137- that does not give equal status to women at worshipping places now. Monasticism is the life and blood of a worshipping community that praises and glorifies God in seclusion
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. On this day we recall that just 50 days after the Glorious Resurrection and 10 days after the Victorious Ascension of our Lord, the Holy Spirit came upon the Holy Apostles and all those
The Hindu Trimurthi, The Muslim Compassionate Allah and the Christian Holy Trinity are united as called Atraita God. Sree Sankara’s Advaita, St. Basil Holy Trinity and his question what is number in the God head as answered by St. John’s GOD IS LOVE
It is important to note that this unique seminar for giving a new life and boost for the Diaspora youth in India takes place immediately after the Sunday in which the Church celebrated the feast of Pentecost. In the first Pentecost day, many of the Diaspora Jews gathered in Jerusalem
We learn from Eusebius, the Church historian, that the Church conferred the title of ‘Theologian’ on St. John the Evangelist and on St. Gregory of Naziansus. St. John proclaimed the ‘Theosness of Logos’ and St. Gregory advocated the faith in the Holy Trinity. It was under certain special circumstances that
The world around us is in a constant state of turmoil and unrest. Every day we are bombarded with graphic details of some gruesome crimes and atrocities committed around us and around the world. Thousands of innocent people are killed every year in the name of ethnic cleansing and terrorist
Our children are lacking the presence of parents because of the busy life in the United States and the demands of work on both parents. Our fathers are working more than 40 hours a week and our mothers are working almost 60 hours a week.
The basic reason of the incarnation of our redeemer was the replacement of the entire mankind in God Almighty. As the humanity is living on the earth, where the Satan could play his tricks every now and often and trap as many of the children of God as he could.
It is widely known that the Orthodox Churches give much importance to fasting, following the example of Jesus Christ and of the apostolic community. The noun fasting means non-eating and non-feeding. But every non-eater is by no means a faster and everyone who is an eater and restrains himself by