August 13, 2017

The New Theologians by the Holy Hieromartyr Victor of Vyatka

Introductory Note: Hieromartyr St. Victor (Ostrovidov) of Vyatka [+1934], in a 1911 article, published under the pseudonym “The Wanderer”, criticized the view being promoted by the […]
August 13, 2017

Being reviled, He reviled not…

“For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer […]
August 8, 2017

Metropolitan Philaret (Drozdov) of Moscow [+1867] on Prayer for the Departed

There are some ‘Christians’ who deprive themselves of the consolation of prayers for the dead. And who are they? Without doubt those who, knowingly, or in […]
February 4, 2017

Feast of the Holy Apostle Timothy, January 22 (OS) / February 4 (NS)

From the Prologue of Ochrid: Timothy was one of the Seventy Apostles. He was born in Lystra in Lycaonia of a Greek father and a Jewish […]
February 4, 2017

Feast of St. Vincent of Saragossa, Martyr and Deacon (+304AD), January 22 (OS) / February 4 (NS)

St. Vincent was Deacon in Saragossa, in  what is today modern day Spain. He suffered martyrdom during the last of the great Roman state persecutions under […]