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Saint Gregory was an example of a righteous life and was blessed with the miracle-working abilities that brought many to the faith. He integrated the true teaching of the Holy Trinity to the Christian Creed, affirmed at the first ecumenical…
On the feast at the beginning of the Nativity Fast, we look forward to the Incarnation of Christ, celebrated by the Feast of the Nativity, and reflect on our relationship with the Lord and the meaning of our lives as Christians.
On November 8 (21 in the new calendar), the Church commemorates the Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and the other Bodiless Powers. This feast was established after the fourth century Council of Laodicea
In the late 12th century, the Most Holy Theotokos bestowed Her grace upon us through an extraordinary icon — a small copper cross bearing the image of the Mother of God and the Divine Child on one side, and the Crucifixion on the other.
As we honour the feast of the Holy Apostle Heradion of the Seventy, we joyfully extend our warmest wishes to one of our cherished priests, Father Rodion Alkhovik, as he celebrates his name day.
On the 18th of November, we commemorate the restoration of patriarchy in the Russian Orthodox Church, a significant moment during the tumultuous days of 1917. At the helm of this crucial time stood St. Tikhon (Bellavin).
On November 12th, the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the feast of All the Holy Unmercenaries. Among whom there are Ss. Cosmas and Damian of Rome.
The Nativity Fast sanctifies the last part of the year and is established so that by the day of the Nativity of Christ we will purify ourselves by repentance, prayer and abstinence. As a result, we could piously meet the Son of God who came to this world