The Fast of the Theotokos in the Home

The Fast of the Theotokos in the Home

As we know, the Great Fast and the Great Week before Pascha are the most diligently observed fasts in the Church. After that, the most thoroughly kept fast is that before the Dormition, which in our Tradition lasts from August 1 through August 14. Like the Great Fast,...
The Lenten Fast in the Home

The Lenten Fast in the Home

O LORD and Master of my life, grant that I may not be afflicted with a spirit of sloth, inquisitiveness, ambition and vain talking. Instead, bestow upon me, Your servant, a spirit of purity, humility, patience and love. Yes, O Lord and King, grant me the grace to see...
The Nativity Fast in the Home

The Nativity Fast in the Home

THE AMERICAN SHOPPING SEASON is at hand. Some people will spend it jostling for bargains; others will pass the ime lamenting the commercialization of Christmas. The Eastern Churches, on the other hand, encourage their faithful to prepare for this feast by increasing...
Holy & Great Week in the Domestic Church

Holy & Great Week in the Domestic Church

Holy Week and Pascha without being able to go to church??? We are here to help give you ideas and resources for Holy Week and Pascha for your domestic church (the church of your home), because the Resurrection isn’t can- celled! We need to remember now more than ever...

Fall 2015 Schedule

Jubilee: Finding Freedom from Spiritual Bondage & Discovering the Blessing of God Today there is much talk in our Church about the coming Jubilee Year. But what exactly is a Jubilee Year? Why are we celebrating the Jubilee now, and what is it supposed to...