How To Come Back From the Dead

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Luke. (7:11-16) We often hear news spread quickly in our age of instant news and the advent of the internet. Sadly this news is usually not good news but various forms of bad news or tragedies that are happening somewhere in the world. The gospel reading […]

Understanding Truth Through the Resurrection

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John. (20:19-31) Within the Orthodox Church all over the world we have been enjoying a wonderful celebration. This is not the celebration of a neat idea or a famous story or a cleverly devised fable or myth. In a hundred years people will still speak of […]

What the New Testament says about Communion

Holy Communion is one of seven sacraments of the Orthodox Church. The others being Baptism, Chrismation, Confession, Holy Unction, Marriage and Sacramental Priesthood. Why should we study  the subject of Holy Communion? There are many reasons to study this subject.  It will help us to answer questions such as “What must I do to receive […]