Born in Vienna, Austria of both European and Slavic backgrounds, Father Seraphim, like most Austrians, was born into the Roman Catholic Church, and always considered the Orthodox Church another side of the same coin. As a young man he immigrated to Australia, eventually taking on the citizenship of his chosen homeland. It was in this […]
Since that day, I have known in my heart, that my search for truth has ended.
by Bishop Paul Ballaster-Convolier Bishop Paul de Ballester-Convallier: A contemporary Neomartyr of Orthodoxy (25th anniversary of his martyrdom: 1984-2009) Last year marked the 25th anniversary of the death as a martyr of the late Bishop Paul de Ballester-Convallier (1927-1984). As a memorial to him we reprint here his article which explains why and how he […]
by Fr. Peter Smith Perhaps this journey to Orthodoxy really starts for me as a Roman Catholic college student. The Newman Club was an interesting way to meet “people” [from a college student, you need to read “girls!”] and so I “joined” the Club. Soon, however, there was an instant shock wave through the Newman […]
But it is clear to me, an ignorant and unlearned layman who merely believes in Him, that Holy Orthodoxy is the root and the truth that He preached and all must return to her or remain divided forever.