writings of the saints

February 2, 2017

Feast of St. Euthymius the Great [+473AD] January 20th (OS) / February 2 (NS)

Born in the Armenian town of Melitene near the River Euphrates in 377, of noble and eminent parents, he was their only son. His mother Dionysia […]
February 1, 2017

Feast of St. Mark of Ephesus January 19th (OS) / February 1st (NS)

By thy profession of faith, O all-praised Mark The Church hath found thee to be a zealot for truth. Thou didst fight for the teaching of […]
February 1, 2017

Pray for the Reposed! by the New Hieromartyr John of Riga [+1934]

The death of people who are close and dear to us is one of the most difficult trials sent to us by the Lord God during […]
January 31, 2017

St. Athanasius on the Goodness of God to Man

For this cause, then, death having gained upon men, and corruption abiding upon them, the race of man was perishing; the rational man made in God’s […]
January 31, 2017

How the Emperors wrote to Antony, and of his answer.

“And the fame of Antony came even unto kings. For Constantine Augustus, and his sons Constantius and Constans the Augusti wrote letters to him, as to […]