Our Faith

 

The Orthodox Church

The Orthodox Church is the ancient Christian Church tracing its roots back to Jesus Christ and His Apostles. more>>

 

Teachings

The Orthodox Church throughout the ages has maintained a continuity of faith and love with the apostolic community which was founded by Christ and sustained by the Holy Spirit. more>>

 

How to read The Bible

“If an earthly king, our emperor,” wrote Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk (1724-¬83), “wrote you a letter, would you not read it with joy? Certainly, with great rejoicing and careful attention.” more>>

 

The Mysteries

According to Orthodox theology, the purpose of the Christian life is to attain theosis, the mystical union of man with God. This union is understood as both collective and individual. more>>

 

Infant Baptism

"Should I be baptised again" Many renewed Orthodox Christians have asked themselves and others whether they should be baptised as adults. more>>

 

Preparing for Holy Confession

The gift of God’s forgiveness is received through private prayer, corporate worship, the disciplines of prayer and fasting, penitential services and above all through the sacrament of Holy Confession. more>>

 

The Ever-Virginity of The Mother of God

The Orthodox Church is the ancient Christian Church tracing its roots back to Jesus Christ and His Apostles. more>>

 

The Saints of The Orthodox Church

It must be stated at the beginning that the only true "saint" or holy one (Hagios) is God Himself. more>>

 

Fasting

The number of fast days varies from year to year, but in general the Orthodox Christian can expect to spend a little over half the year fasting at some level of strictness. more>>

 

Holy Week in the Eastern Orthodox Church

A Daily Account of the Solemn Services During Holy Week in the Eastern Orthodox Church. more>>

 

The Funeral Service of The Orthodox Church

God’s mercy is infinite and His goodness is beyond measure.  This is what our Holy Church has always maintained, and thus believes and hopes that the loving Lord will be merciful even to the deceased. more>>

 

 

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