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Christian Values In An Age of Globalization

Today the topic of Christian values acquires special relevance. The modern-day secular consciousness looks upon religious values as secondary in relation to the dominant liberal democrat standards, the interpretation of which is becoming ever far removed from traditional Christian morality. Therefore the dialogue on Christian values is a most important testimony to faith in the face of contemporary society that has renounced its religious roots. Not a single world civilization … Continue reading

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(Russian) О молитве. Игумен Иларион (Алфеев)

(Russian) Эта небольшая книга содержит запись цикла телевизионных передач, выходивших в эфир весной 1999 года по благословению Святейшего Патриарха Московского и всея Руси АЛЕКСИЯ II. Что такое молитва? Зачем нужно молиться? Как научиться молитве? Молитва как беседа с Богом. Молитва как преодоление расстояния между Богом и человеком. Молитва “Отче наш”. Молитва Иисусова. Молитва Божией Матери. Молитва за живых и усопших. Таковы основные темы, раскрываемые автором в этой книге. Continue reading

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Traditional Annual parish pre-Lenten “Bliny” (Crepes or Russian pancakes)

Sunday, March 6, 2016 after Divine Liturgy in the downstairs Parish Hall.
Please come and support the parish!

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Святой преподобный Паисий Святогорец (1924-1994)

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(Russian) БЕЗ ВОЗДЕРЖАНИЯ НЕ БУДЕТ ЧЕЛОВЕКА

This article is available in Russian only. We ask forgiveness that some of the content on our web site is available in one language only. Our web site is intended for the spiritual benefit of all practicing Orthodox Christians, regardless of language or ethnic origin. Some articles are available in Russian only, others only in English. We are always glad to post the same information in both languages. This is not always … Continue reading

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St. John Made no Compromises, Neither With Himself Nor With Circumstances

Maria Reshetnikova is the author and producer of a new documentary film on St. John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco. Deacon Andrei Psarev of the ROCOR Studies website interviewed Maria in honor of the 2014 celebration of the twentieth anniversary of St. John’s canonization. Continue reading

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The visit of the miracle-working myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God “The Softening of Evil Hearts”

The Miracle-working, myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God “The Softening of Evil Hearts” visited our church on Sunday, 11th October 2015 and was presented during the Divine Liturgy. At the end of the Liturgy we had a special prayer service before the icon. Continue reading

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The Basis of the Social Concept of the Russian Orthodox Church

The Bases of the Social Concept of the Russian Orthodox Church are called to serve as a guide for the Synodal institutions, dioceses, monasteries, parishes and other canonical church institutions in their relations with various secular bodies and organisations and the non-church mass media. This document shall be used by the church authorities to make decisions on various issues relevant within particular states or a narrow period of time, as … Continue reading

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Baptismal Sponsorship, Past and Present

The parents may say, “Church is very, very important,” but if they do not go to church every week and devoutly receive Holy Communion, and say their private prayers, and pray at meal-times, such exhortations will be recognized by children for the hypocritical clap-trap it is. Continue reading

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