My Journey to the Orthodox Christian Church: Part One

by Adam Lindahl I remember exactly what I was doing the first time the thought crept into my head: There is no God. The depth and darkness of the cold Montanan winter surrounded me in the middle of my senior year of college while I sat in my room working on a difficult assignment. I […]

Answering the Questions

More of Fr. Nathaniel Johnson, talking about his favorite seasons, his immersion into Orthodoxy, and his favorite saints.  Fr. Deacon Nathaniel Johnson   Answering the Questions  

The Church That Has It ALL

I had the great pleasure of concelebrating liturgy with Fr. Nathaniel, and his fellow clergy at St. Lawrence Orthodox Church in Felton, CA, this past weekend. What a glorious encounter! Hear his story in his own words.  Fr. Deacon Nathaniel Johnson Fr. Nathaniel Johnson served the Orthodox Church as a deacon in the San Lorenzo […]

Group of Catholics in Argentina Convert to Orthodoxy

This just in! A group of Catholics in Argentine decide to convert in Orthodoxy after Patriarch Kirill’s sermon. A collective of the Caritas charitable organization in Argentinian Curuzu decided to adopt Orthodoxy as they were deeply impressed by Patriarch Kirill’s sermon during his tour to Latin America this February. “During the patriarch’s visit he (a […]

Forty Excuses for Not Joining the Orthodox Church

Please don’t skip down to the list immediately. This entire post outlining ‘why I can’t become Orthodox’ is worthy of your time. Why do so few people of contemporary Western culture join the Orthodox Church? Before we attempt to answer this question, we would like to underline that this article is not about people of […]

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

Irreconcilable Differences in Orthodox Conversion

By Tudor Petcu A Romanian writer, 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 well and he is going […]

“The Search for the True Church is Invaluable”

An Interview with American clergyman Protopriest Seraphim Bell by Elena Khomullo, conducted during a trip to Russia Fr Seraphim Bell is an American, a Protopriest of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, founder and former president of the Missionary Department of ROCOR. He established four Orthodox parishes in the USA, did missionary work in […]

Patriarch of Moscow Consecrates Ex-Anglican Church

Patriarch of Moscow has consecrated a reconstructed ex-Anglican Cathedral as a new Orthodox Cathedral in London, UK Hundreds of people including the Archbishop of Canterbury and Prince Michael of Kent gathered in London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints to attend a historic service conducted by the head of Russia’s Orthodox […]

St Sophia Cathedral in Harbin Recognized as Part of China’s Architectural Heritage

The Cathedral monument is a sign of the important presence of the Orthodox Church in China and recent closer political relations between Beijing and Moscow. Beijing (AsiaNews/Agencies) – Harbin’s Orthodox Cathedral of St Sophia has been included in the first edition of the 20th century Chinese architectural heritage list along with 97 other sites. The […]