Pilgrimage to Ireland

Last month, we made a pilgrimage to Ireland. We visited a number of Holy Sites, including St. Patrick’s Grave at Down Cathedral in Downpatrick, Glendalough Monastic Site (which was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century), and St. Brigid’s Well. Here is a short video we made to share the experience with you. For […]

5 Misconceptions About the Orthodox Church

In this video, Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick comments on 5 misconceptions people often have of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Misconception #1: The Orthodox Church is only for certain kinds of people (Greeks, Russians, etc.) Misconception #2: The Orthodox Church is the same as the Roman Catholic Church. –Some big differences include how we view church […]

Saint Andrew’s Camp

Orthodox Christians need to support initiatives like this, because they depend on our donations. That’s why we are posting it here. If you can give, please consider donating to their gofundme campaign. Part responsibility during this Nativity Fast is to give alms – consider giving to this camp which helps our youth! Donate here At the […]

Orthodox Environmentalism

How should Orthodox Christians feel about environmentalism? Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick clarifies and answers this question by explaining the different streams of environmentalism that we see active in the world today. First, he comments on Liberal Environmentalism, the most extreme form of which claims that man is bad for the earth. Second, he talks about what […]

Journey to Fullness, Series Review

The average American spends over 10 hours every day looking at a screen. Recent scientific studies indicate that our screen usage is changing the way we think – literally re-wiring our brains. This phenomena presents new challenges to the evangelistic and didactic efforts of Eastern Orthodox missionary and catechetical activity. What are we to do? […]