spiritual life

June 16, 2018

Statement on Communion with Sister Synods

The Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles would like to inform the Clergy and Monastics of our Synod, as well as […]
August 21, 2017

St. Hormisdas [+420] and Persian Martyrs

From Book V, Chapter 38, of St. Theodoret of Cyrus’  “Ecclesiastical History”: Of the Persecutions in Persia and of them that were Martyred there. At this […]
August 19, 2017

Feast of the Holy Transfiguration

  Homily by St. Gregory Palamas For an explanation of the present Feast and understanding of its truth, it is necessary for us to turn to […]
August 15, 2017

Live Conformably to the Good Precepts of Christ

“We who hated and destroyed one another, and on account of their different manners would not live with men of a different tribe, now, since the […]
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 […]