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The “Gerondissa” Icon
16 hours ago
It was from this incident that the icon of the Mother of God became renowned as such a remarkable image and received the title “Gerondissa.”

St. Stephan of Fileika on the Purpose of the Christian Life
16 hours ago
Priest Alexei Veretelnikov

To one degree or another, all of Fr. Stephan’s works are Christocentric, as no one can be saved without Christ.

Nalyvaiko’s Faith and the Decline of Rzeczpospolita. Part 2
1 Jun 2023 at 2:27am
Alexey Grigorenko

In the late eighteenth century, the once great and powerful Rzeczpospolita disappeared from the political map of Europe.

Nalyvaiko’s Faith and the Decline of Rzeczpospolita. Part 1
1 Jun 2023 at 2:26am
Alexey Grigorenko

The Jesuits convinced the king that in order to unify the nation and naturally overcome the national differences between the Poles, Lithuanians and Russians one should start with the unification of religion.

Ancient Philosophy and the Transforming Power of Christianity
31 May 2023 at 12:10am
Archpriest Vladimir Dolgikh

Certain philosophers of antiquity are sometimes referred to as “Christians before Christ”, and there are reasons for this.

On Russian Refugees in Mexico
31 May 2023 at 12:02am
Archimandrite Nektary (Haji-Petropoulos)

We know for sure that the United States does not accept Russian refugees, and it is very hard to get there from Mexico.

St. Euphrosyne of Moscow: to Be a Princess Means to Serve Your Fatherland, Go...
30 May 2023 at 3:26am
Olga Sokirkina

St. Euphrosyne became the only woman representative of Muscovy to be ranked among the saints.

“Why Are You Surprised? This is Optina!”
29 May 2023 at 2:21pm
On Miracles and Encounters
Elena Kucherenko

I can’t get used to the fact that Optina is a place where Heaven meets Earth; where grace is felt as you approach it; where the soul sings; and where the impossible becomes possible.


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