We Thank Thee, O Christ

Archimandrite Pavlos (Stratigeas) offers a sermon on Great Friday afternoon immediately after the Apokathelosis (descent). This program was recorded in 1991 at the Cathedral of St. Markella in Astoria, NY.

This program is in GREEK with ENGLISH subtitles.

Missions

Saint Matthew the Evangelist, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Jonesboro is a town located near the Eastern border of Arkansas, with a population of approximately 60,000. From a human standpoint, it’s not the most likely candidate for a traditional Orthodox mission, but for an Orthodox Christian who orders his priorities around Christ and His Church, it makes perfect sense. Read more...

Ask A Priest

Fasting

Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...