Severus of Antioch was born in Sozopolis in Pisidia about 465. His family was well-to-do, and as a young man, not yet baptized, he was sent to Alexandria to study grammar and rhetoric. From Alexandria he moved to Beirut to study Roman law.
Anything new is fascinating to the human mind. But, alas! novelty created by man "will not endure" and man goes ahead discontent in search of something newer and fascinating. This is equally true of earthly and carnal pleasure-generating environments and stimulants.
Christmas is the most solemn feast of the Holy Church. We celebrate Christmas most piously chanting liturgical songs, reading the Word of God and sermons; aside the festive mood, carol singing, house visits, exchange of wishes, gifts, diners etc. Venerable fathers set for us to read the genealogy of Jesus
Much of the Christian world celebrates the Nativity of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ on the Civil or modified Gregorian calendar. However, there still remains a large contingent of Christians who continue to follow the Julian or Ecclesiastical calendar—sometimes referred to as the “Old Calendar”. Many of the
According to the liturgical calendar of the Oriental Orthodox Church, now we are in the last part of our liturgical calendar, namely the Eschatological period. This period starts from the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross (Sep.14th) and ends on the feast of Koodhosh Eetho (the first Sunday of
On 14th September the Church celebrates the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. The feast commemorates the finding of the True Cross in 326 during a pilgrimage of Christians to Jerusalem. St. Helena, the mother of then Roman emperor Constantine, who made Christianity as the state religion of the
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