From Russia With Love

by Gary Summers I will build my church and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it. Matthew 16:18  My journey to Orthodoxy began about 12 years ago in St Petersburg, Russia.  My wife and I were there in the process of adopting two children when I toured the ancient Orthodox cathedral of St […]

The Never-Changing Faith In An Ever-Changing World

by Sean Alexander This is the first of several ‘journey’ stories of members of Holy Cross Church in Williamsport, PA. My journey to Orthodoxy began at a young age.  I was greatly influenced by my grandmother who would watch us from time to time and sing songs like “Rock of Ages” and “My Cup is […]

St. Tikhon’s Students Share Conversion Stories at Local Parish

These stories have power! Recently, representatives from the student body shared their conversion stories with the faithful of Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Williamsport, PA at the invitation of St. Tikhon’s Alumnus and adjunct faculty member the V. Rev. Daniel Kovalak (STOTS 1974). Fr. Martin Watt, Alexis Baldwin, and Jessie Dominick, along with members of […]