Called To Orthodoxy

A former Pentecostal minister and Independent Old Catholic Priest’s conversion story to the Orthodox faith. by Sherie Mercier Where do I begin? I was born and raised in St. Joseph, Michigan, on the shores of SW Lake Michigan – across the lake from Chicago, 61 years ago. My parents were not very religious, in fact, […]

My Conversion To Orthodoxy

Fr. Jonathan Hemmings talks about his conversion to Orthodoxy, his meeting Metropolitan Anthony of Sourouzh, and his last book.   Source My Conversion To Orthodoxy by Fr. Jonathan Hemmings

Plumbing the Depths of the Holy Spirit

by Tudor Petcu Another in our series by Romanian writer, Tudor Petcu. Tudor is a graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Romania. He has published a number of articles related to philosophy and theology in different cultural and academic journals. His work focuses on the evolution of Orthodox spirituality in Western societies as […]

An Interview with Orthodox Writer, Bev Cooke

by Tudor Petcu Tudor Petcu is a Romanian writer, graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Romania. He has published a number of articles related to philosophy and theology in different cultural and academic journals. His work focuses on the evolution of Orthodox spirituality in Western societies as well and he is going […]

From Episcopalian Priest to Orthodox Priest

From 2012 – how did I miss this? by Greg Garrison Since the Rev. Ernesto Obregon switched denominations, he now can pinpoint the key differences in reli­gious practices between Episco­palians and Greek Orthodox. For one thing, the Greek Orthodox have a lot more incense. It’s dispensed in clouds of smoke at every service through a […]

Orthodoxy: What I Was Born For – Part 3

by Anastasia & Joseph Guiliani This is the conversion story from ocultism in the Jehovah’s Witnesses  to Orthodoxy, and it is not a light read. The account presented here has been edited, but reader discretion is advised. This is a strong story. We are grateful for Ravyn Anastasia and Lee Joseph for permitting us to publish it. A […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

My Search For The Truth: Part 7

by Tamara Schmerse Anglican Part 7 of 17 The defining moment came while I was sitting in a wooden pew of Paul Church, looking out the faraway window upon the sprawling lawns and jagged cliffs of Mousehole. The thought occurred to me that many of my family members must have stared out that same window […]