The Road Facing East: Part 1

by Daria Why I became an Orthodox Christian Daria is the author of the Memory of Chains blog. She is also active in the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry. This is her story! Part Two can be read HERE

A Calvinist Anglican Converts To Orthodoxy

Mark Bradshaw, with Conversations On Orthodoxy, recently interviewed me regarding my conversion to the Orthodox Christian Faith. An audio recording of the interview is available online. Here is a transcript of the interview: Mark Bradshaw: Welcome to another Conversation on Orthodoxy. Deacon Joseph Gleason: I think that when you go into an Orthodox church, and you open […]

Liturgy, Sacraments, & All That Jazz: Ten Reasons I Joined the Orthodox Church

  by Jamey Bennett I am asked fairly regularly to share my conversion story. I haven’t really written out my journey into the Orthodox Church in a full narrative. I hinted at some things related to my Mormon heritage here, but even that doesn’t quite tell the story. Honestly, I’m not sure I am interesting […]

Renown Scottish Orthodox Priest Dies Just Weeks After Completing His Life’s Work

Another story of Orthodoxy in Scotland. More on Fr. John will be forthcoming next week. One of Scotland’s most senior priests died just weeks after seeing his “life’s work” complete – as his once tiny congregation bought a huge new church. Eastern Orthodox clergyman John Maitland Moir died last week at the age of 89, […]

Into Orthodoxy: The Long Journey Home

Being a Protestant, I of course did not fish outside the Protestant pool. I became an Anglican, and thereafter, an Anglican priest.

Met. Hilarion of ROCOR Visits India,Celebrates Liturgy

Metropolitan Hilarion the first Hierarch of ROCOR arrived in Mumbai on the 10th pf January 2013 and was warmly welcomed by the local people. Former Metropolitan John Augustine of the Anglican church hosted a welcome dinner later that evening to mark this historical moment of ROCOR’s first metropolitan in recent times who has visited the Indian sub […]

“So That God Would Give You To Us”

by Fr. Mark Rowe My journey to Orthodoxy took a long time. Sometimes I feel like it took an eternity. My first exposure to Orthodoxy came in an interesting way- while at seminary studying to be an Anglican Priest. We were sitting at a table during one of the lectures in theology, and it became […]

The Ancient Path

by Chris and Randy Shatto Glory to Jesus Christ! I’d like to start by quoting St. Paul, “Therefore brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions by which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle”  2 Thessalonians 2:15 Chris and I weren’t really familiar with this scripture when we began our journey to Orthodoxy, […]

Anglican Priest Converts To Orthodoxy

By Protopresbyter Dr. John Mesolora At the end of the year on 31 December 2011 Wayne Burke ended his tenure in the Anglican Church and on 1 January 2012 he entered the Orthodox Church. Metropolitan Spyridon of Kefallonia approved his application to enter the Orthodox Church and he was catechized by Protopresbyter Dr. John Mesolora […]

Convert Priest Builds His Own Church

I suspect we are going to see many more solutions like this. After all, Jesus was a carpenter! This man built his own jewel of a church… out of a garden SHED Perhaps Father Stephen Weston took inspiration from the fact that Jesus was the son of a carpenter when he built Britain’s smallest church […]