by Deacon Michael Bishop “Joseph, what are you doing in my neighborhood?” “This is my church!” “That’s a Catholic church?” “Yes, Ukrainian Catholic!” I was in the sixth grade and living on Illinois Avenue. From Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Church one could look into U.S. Soldiers’ Home, the place where Abraham Lincoln lived when he […]
Why Did You Become Orthodox Rod Dreher?
The conversion story/interview with Rod Dreher, nationally syndicated journalist and former convert to Roman Catholicism, now Orthodox Christian. In this interview, you’ll hear from Rod himself about his journey, and what brought him to where he is today. ?
Does Orthodoxy Need Monastic Orders?
Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) speaks about Catholic reforms, Orthodox tradition and the most important objective of monasticism Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) is the abbot of the Monastery of the Exaltation of the Cross located near Lugano, Switzerland. He is a well-known patrologist, theologian and an author of a number of books, which have been translated into numerous European languages. Fr. Gabriel answers […]
Off the Side Roads onto the Illumined Path
by Michael Fiocca The Way We Are Meant to Be “The person who loves God values knowledge of God more than anything created by God, and pursues such knowledge ardently and ceaselessly.” -Saint Maximos the Confessor When we speak of something as being generic, it often stirs up thoughts of a product being “mediocre” or […]
I was a Catholic Priest: The Story of Fr. John Tanveer
by Fr. John Tanveer I was a Catholic priest. I was waiting for the opportunity to convert to Orthodoxy for fifteen years, and the opportunity to become an Orthodox priest – three more years. The Lord felt my desire. I belonged to the Catholic community and entered the seminary in 1974, and four years later […]
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