The Road Facing East: Part 2

by Daria Why I became an Orthodox Christian "Icons are beautiful but they won't save you." 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! See Part One HERE … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

The Letter of an Orthodox Catechumen to His Beloved Daughter

Ray is an inquirer who made contact with us a little while ago, and we have kept in touch with each other as he made contact with a local parish. This is a letter he wrote to his daughter, who attends a protestant university. His daughter recently wrote him back. He is an Orthodox Catechumen, and due to be brought into the Church in January 2016. by Ray Anthony Iavasile Regarding your first text: the good news is that Jesus, himself, says: "Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my … [Read more...]

“You Need to Get Used to Orthodoxy”

Interview with the Orthodox Priest Thomas Dietz, former Catholic by Fr. George Maximov Priest George Maximov: Hello. You’re watching My Path To God. The guest of today’s program is Priest Thomas Dietz. We all know that during the past 20 years many people from our country emigrated to the West. Father Thomas did the opposite and immigrated to Russia from Germany. He has been serving as a Russian Orthodox priest in Moscow for many years now. Father Thomas, how did your journey to God begin? Priest Thomas Dietz: Thank you, Father George. Let’s start with my childhood. I was raised in a typical German Lutheran family. Only my father was … [Read more...]