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My dear readers, during this most beautiful week of the Cross, in the middle of the Great Fast, I wanted to share with you the words of the holy Archbishop Averky. They are from his work, “The Kingdom of God on earth – progress or the Cross?” Which is a
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On February 2nd, 2024, Ancient Faith Radio held a discussion about deaconesses, which was a documentary by John Maddox, interspersed with discussions between Fr. Thomas Soroka and John Maddox, and which eventually included callers, included me, among a few others.
In the heart of the Montanika Conference, where minds and spirits converge, Fr. Dcn Ananias' presentation on "Balancing Work, Family, and Faith" illuminated the path to a more harmonious existence. His words resonated deeply, offering a beacon of hope and guidance in the sea of life's demands.

Below the reader will find a beautiful account of a disciple who through his seeming lack of strict obedience brought forth great fruit. He rightly coupled discernment with obedience. For without discernment, it is possible for obedience to become abusive. Of course, such discernment was (and must be) exercised with
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The Church’s episcopal reaction to the 2020 SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) epidemic assumed two basic and related concepts of Church life: the nature of obedience to bishops’ mandates, and the acceptance of penances for spiritual health. The mandates to restrict Church life predicated on subordination to public-civil health authority (Titus 3:1;
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We just celebrated Thanksgiving and as Christians we have so much to be thankful for. As Orthodox, we know that we are Eucharistic beings (“Eucharist” meaning to give thanks) made in the image of God and therefore we are called to see the blessings of the Lord in all of
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Fr. John Whiteford joins me to discuss the theology of baptism and the Orthodox approach to receiving newcomers to Orthodoxy. We shall address this topic not by simply repeating and quoting the Saints, but by synthesizing their perspectives and the doctrinal paradigm of receiving converts as established in the Council
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How Big Foundation Money Is Subverting Traditional Christianity - There is a struggle within Christianity right now between those who want to retain its traditional moral and social teachings and those who seek to modernize and conform Christianity to the modern liberal democratic social order of the west. We saw
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For those of you who have been reading my blog articles concerning The Orthodox Montanica Conference that took place at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in Butte, Montana, you are already aware of how excited we all were that 95 percent of the participants were young men from across the
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A special Father's Day message from Fr Hans Jacobse. He touches on the importance of Fathers in the modern world.
Patristic Faith's Senior Contributors come together to discuss Internet Orthodoxy, Technocracy, its Gamma-Gatekeepers, and the importance of having an apologetic ministry like Patristic Faith.

Ours is the great transition age. For the masses, the glowing assumption is that the revolutionary period we are undergoing is the work of a long, evolutionary process of “natural progress.” Wandering about their bubbles, the hipster proles neither challenge nor examine these presuppositions, rather decorating their cafeteria-plate lives with
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Parish priests feel pressures that are found in no other profession. The type of man that generally is drawn to the holy priesthood is one who has a heart for serving others. Bishops and priests are often expected to do far more than is humanly possible. Bishops, as fathers to
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I read online, some very disturbing information. It seems that when polls are taken around the country as to what religious affiliation people have, that for the first time in our nation’s history, the common thread is none no religion. No religious affiliation. No identity with any kind of religion,
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A number of people recently have been asking me why I became orthodox. Why orthodoxy? Now of course, I can talk about my own experience but in reality God reaches out to each of us in a very specific way. Each of us as individuals, God calls and reaches each to
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