The Church’s belief in the ministry of the Guardian Angels is amply supported by our Lord’s warning, “Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in heaven” (Matthew…
We continue to celebrate PASCHA. We glorify His Resurrection. Behind the cry of “Christ is Risen” lies the inevitable fact that each one of us will also rise. This Paschal cry contains within itself the entire Gospel, like a summary of the apostolic preaching.
The prototype of the Moscow myrrh-streaming icon of the Tsar-Martyr was painted in 1996 in California, by the icon painter Pavel Tikhomirov, commissioned by representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
Sister Galina spends most of her working day talking to people who are grieving the loss of their loved ones. She talks about her obedience, life-changing encounters and growth in the faith as a sister of Saint Elisabeth Convent.