We often complain about life: Public transport is really annoying… Where are all these people going anyway?… We’ve had enough of this rain… Why is this heat so unbearable?… What do they want me to do anyway? I’m fed up with all this shouting and noise and fuss… We could go on listing the complaints, […]
The Most Remote Orthodox Church in the World
by Dania Kanella Since its founding, Christianity has managed to spread to the whole world, from the biggest cities of the world to the vast jungles of Africa. Christians worship God everywhere, from huge cathedrals to remote, small churches on mountain tops and modest chapels in their neighborhoods. But who could ever imagine that at […]
The Church On Antarctica
The priests take care of the spiritual needs of staff of nearby Russian, Chilean, Polish, and Korean research stations. Their obligations include prayers for souls of 64 Russians who lost their lives in various expeditions, and the very occasional, very chilly, baptism. Recently the church performed its first wedding–the first wedding ever celebrated in a church in Antarctica. It was between a Chilean and Russian researcher, and was a proud moment for the southernmost Orthodox church in the world.