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Saint Makary (Nevsky), Metropolitan of Moscow and Altai is the outstanding missionary saint, lauded as the “Apostle of Altai,” “Siberian Pillar of Orthodoxy,” and “living Russian saint” by his contemporaries.
In the realm of art, there exists a profound work by the esteemed Dutch master Rembrandt, titled “The Return of the Prodigal Son.” Its depth, coupled with an unassuming simplicity, is truly remarkable.
In plain terms, the message from the Lord that we are trying so hard to decline is utterly clear: we should live in love, even towards our enemies, and humbly recognize our own faults while maintaining faith in God.
Today, the Orthodox Church boasts over two million faithful, with some of the most beautiful Orthodox churches in America. Approximately two-thirds of these adherents are part of the OCA, Greek, and Antiochian jurisdictions.
Sometimes we dream, make plans, strive for some goals, but meeting with God changes everything. It would seem that the circumstances are the same, people are the same, but everything is different — a new countdown begins...