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Saint Angelina

Saint Angelina was the daughter of Prince George Skenderbeg of Albania. Her mother’s name is not known, but she raised her daughter in Christian piety and taught her to love God.

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The Monk Alexander of Svirsk

Comorat­ed on August 30, April 17 The Monk Alexan­der of Svirsk was born on 15 July 1448, on the day

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The Monk Dometios

Com­mem­o­rat­ed on August 7 The Monk Dome­tios lived dur­ing the IV Cen­tu­ry, and he was by birth a Per­sian. In

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The Monks Simeon, Fool-for-Christ, and his Fellow-Ascetic John

Com­mem­o­rat­ed on July 21 The Monks Sime­on, Fool-for-Christ, and his Fel­low-Ascetic John were Syr­i­ans, and they lived in the VI

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The Holy Great Martyress Marina

Com­mem­o­rat­ed on July 17 The Holy Great­Mar­tyress Mari­na was born in Asia Minor, in the city of Anti­och, into the

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The Monk Varlaam of Khutynsk

Com­mem­o­rat­ed on the 1st Fri­day of Apos­tles’ Fast and Novem­ber 6 The Monk Var­laam of Khutyn­sk lived in the XII

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House of Prayer

Fri­day. [I Cor. 14:26–40; Matt. 21:12–14, 17–20] My House shall be call­ed the house of prayer; but ye have made

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Be like little children

Mon­day. [I Cor. 11:31–12:1; Matt. 18:1–11] Ex­cept ye be con­vert­ed, and be­come as lit­tle chil­dren, ye shall not en­ter in­to

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Prayer in ordinary life

Peo­ple go to church with a de­sire to pray, to stand in it for a while with warm fer­vour; but then thoughts be­gin to wan­der.

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Struggling with Passions

Wednes­day. [I. Cor. 10:12–22; Matt. 16:20–24] When the Ho­ly A­pos­tles con­fess­ed the Sav­iour to be the Son of God, He

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Take No Thought

[Rom. 2:28–3:18; Matt. 6:31–34; 7:9–11] Take no thought (Matt. 6:31). Then how is one to live? We have to eat,

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No True God Without The Son

Fri­day. [Acts 19:1–8; John 14:1–11] If ye had known me, ye should have known my Fa­ther al­so (John 14:7). There­fore,

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Problems with relative or co-worker

Sometimes God allows for a relative or fellow worker to cause us problems.

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Gentleness with others

Whatever gentleness you use in speaking to others, the very same gentleness will Christ use with you.

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An honor to speak to God

Do you know what a great gift it is that God gave us the right to speak to Him every hour and moment?

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Christ the Physician

The Creator of mankind prefers men to count over their sins to Him rather than their good works.

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Fifth week of Great Lent: the Sacrament of Penitence

the Holy Church offers us St. Mary of Egypt as a supreme example of repentance.

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Fourth Sunday of Great Lent

The Church glorifies the righteous John of the Ladder, one of the greatest ascetics, which the Church, in speaking of them, calls "earthly angels and Heavenly men."

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Sts. Sebastian & Mardarije Orthodox Institute III — Psychology in the Service of God

Day One: Addiction and the Person: A Psychological and Theological Approach

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Holy Tradition

The written and unwritten teachings of Christ, a lecture by Constantine Zalalas.

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The Sacred Censor

Let my prayer be like incense offered before you, and my uplifted hands like the evening sacrifice.

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The Life of Saint Nina

The Life of Saint Nina Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia.

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Father Gabriel’s Prayer

The second episode of Father Gabriel Orthodox Christian cartoon series. See Father Gabriel apply prayer in his everyday life. Prayer is like breathing, without prayer there is no life.

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The Icon of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The Church year begins on September 1, and the first Great Feast of the year is the Nativity of the Theotokos, making the Dormition of the Theotokos the last great feast of the year

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