Great Lent and Holy Week

Traditions of Great Lent and Holy Week Material prepared by Fr. Philaret Littlefield for inclusion in the St. George (Milwaukee) Melkite Sunday Bulletin Rule for Fasting and Abstinence Fasting for the Eastern Catholic means there is no consumption of solid food from...

St. Ignatius

St. Ignatius: An Incognito Pope from Antioch? by Abouna Dmitry Reprinted with permission from Sophia, Fall 2008 Saint Ignatius was a successor of Saint Peter as bishop of Antioch . Condemned to death by being thrown to wild ani­mals, he was brought to Rome for...

New English Translation of the Divine Liturgy

  New English Language Translation — Complete Text in PDF Format The Divine and Holy Liturgy of our Father among the Saints John Chrysostom Archbishop of Constantinople DECREE IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER AND OF THE SON AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, ONE GOD FOREVER AND...

Martyrs of Raitho

Martyrs of Raitho – January 14 by Dr. David Bertaina Reprinted with permission from Sophia, Fall 2008 Even in the days of the early Church, Christian devotion and worship at Mount Sinai was already an established way of life. Monks from across Christendom...

Dorotheos of Gaza

Dorotheos of Gaza by David Bertaina Reprinted with permission from Sophia, Winter 2009 Saints are not always distant figures of an ancient apostolic past. A holy person can be your next door neighbor. Even more, God is calling you to holiness as one set apart from the...