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When dating a Russian woman it is important to be sensitive to key areas of interest that may influence the relationship.
Nicholas the Wonderworker on the island of Talabsk (Zalit) in the Pskov Diocese.
Metropolitan Sergei of Singapore “In your interview you clearly allege that the activities of the Moscow Patriarchate in Southeast Asia are uncanonical.
I take the liberty to remind you the history of the emergence of Orthodoxy in the region: Russian priests began their pastoral ministry in China in 1685, St.
Nicholas (Kasatkin) came to Japan in 1861, and the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Korea was established in 1897.” Maria Saradzhishvili In his reminiscences Archimandrite Raphael (Karelin) wrote about Fr.
Parten that he was so ingenuous, mild and gentle that he didn’t understand when he was being fooled…
Ilia and his faithful parishioners gather in the homes of different people in secret for worship to avoid possible reprisals by the schismatics and their patrons, who don’t scruple to use any means to sully the archpriest’s good name.
Hieromonk John (Ludishchev) The soul of every person has its radiance, its glow, depending on the life he leads, and, according to the saints, takes a form corresponding to its inner spiritual mood, its state.
After Meatfare Sunday, no meat may be consumed until Pascha (Easter); one week later, Cheesefare Sunday will discontinue the partaking of dairy products until Pascha.
For Orthodox Christians, Great Lent begins on Clean Monday—this year, on February 19.
“In many ways he resembled the Holy Fathers who preserved the faith in deserts and caves.” Olga Rozhneva We’ve already been home for a long time, but our climb to the summit of Mt. Thomas Hopko Thus, the feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos is the celebration of the fact that all men are “highly exalted” in the blessedness of the victorious Christ, and that this high exaltation has already been accomplished in Mary the Theotokos.