Fishers of Men – Winning Converts to the Orthodox Faith

Continuing the Apostolic work which IS the Apostolic Tradition. … [Read more...]

A New Era in Evangelism and Outreach

“What are we doing about outreach to the Black community?" From the OCA Diocese of New York and New Jersey. Saturday, July 1, 2017, saw an historic event in the life of the Diocese of New York – New Jersey: the ordination of Subdeacon Samuel Davis, of Somerset, NJ, to the Holy Diaconate. While diaconal ordinations are not necessarily historic, Deacon Samuel is the first – ever – African-American to be ordained to this office in the history of the Diocese, and he is leading the planting and development of St. Simon of Cyrene Orthodox Mission in New Brunswick, NJ, an inner-city mission working on reaching inner-city Blacks and Hispanics. The … [Read more...]

The Orthodox Church in Hong Kong

An interview with Father Dionisy Pozdynaev by Tudor Petcu 1.) What should we know about the orthodox mission in China? Could we talk about a real missionary work of Russian Orthodoxy in China? I cannot speak about real missionary work yet; we are still preparing for missionary work. We must lay the groundwork and preparet the missionaries, and we have just begun. Some years ago, I moved to Hong Kong from Moscow to be closer to mainland China. It’s much easier to visit from Hong Kong because of visa regulations, expense, and distance, and, of course, Hong Kong is already the Chinese world. When I arrived, I served for a year in Metropolitan … [Read more...]

Orthodox Filipinos in Moscow (cebuano version)

For our many Filipino readers! A video of an excursion to the holy places of Moscow in cebuano. Glorious! The guides are Filipino seminarians from the mission of Russian Orthodox Church in Mindanao. Summer 2016 … [Read more...]