The mystery of baptism was performed in the village of Chinshui by Metropolitan Theodosius of Kananga, accompanied by clergymen of the Metropolis. This parish has at least three hundred faithful, and on this day of Baptism another eighty-one people came to Baptism in Orthodoxy. The Bishop, the clergy and all the newly baptized, walked for […]
Vocation Confusion It’s a thing. It’s when you know what you want to do, but aren’t sure where to go, or how to prepare, to do it. And often, the signs are clear, but there’s no telling what they all mean! Many know, for example, that they wish to serve God, and some know right […]
Mass baptism rituals took place across Russia on Sunday to recall the introduction of Christianity as a state religion in ancient Russia more than a thousand years ago. About 150 people from Yekaterinburg and neighbouring cities attended the traditional annual open-air rites on the Chusovaya River in the Sverdlovsk Region. The ritual was held in […]
See, we are not the only ones who baptize in outdoor pools out of necessity! Novomoskovsk, Russia, July 29, 2019 Photo: monasterium.ru The entire Russian Orthodox Church and beyond celebrated the feast of St. Vladimir, the Equal-to-the-Apostles, and the 1,031st anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ Saturday and yesterday, with the main celebrations occurring in […]
Cole Knight, a former Anglican, got Baptized in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church. He shares his witness of it.