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Welcome to the Orthodox Church

An Introduction to the Orthodox Worship Space

Join Frederica Mathewes-Green, in this video series, on a journey into the Eastern Orthodox Church. Learn about Orthodox teachings and dogma, Orthodox architecture and terminology, and what it means to live an Orthodox life. In this first video, Frederica introduces the basics of of the Orthodox worship space—the altar, the iconostasis, and iconography—in order to help […]

Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick

5 Differences Between Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism

In this video, Fr. Andrew Damick lists 5 differences between Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism. (The list is not mean to be comprehensive). If you were to make a list of 5 differences, what would be on it? If you haven’t already, check out his updated edition of  “Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy” by clicking here. I highly recommend it – it […]

Animated Videos

55 Maxims for Christian Living

Memory eternal, Fr. Thomas Hopko! Below are the 55 Maxims in written form: 1. Be always with Christ. 2. Pray as you can, not as you want. 3. Have a keepable rule of prayer that you do by discipline. 4. Say the Lord’s Prayer several times a day. 5. Have a short prayer that you […]

Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon On . . .

The Word “Atonement”

How should Orthodox Christians use (or not use) the word “Atonement?” Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon looks at the word in the context of history, and proffers some potentially surprising conclusions. Watch the entire series of videos with Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon. Related posts: Orthodoxy and the Atonement Reclaiming The Atonement — Book Review How Are We […]

Liturgics for Readers and Choir Directors (Lessons)

Lesson 3: Vespers: Stichera at Lord, I Call

St. Tikhon’s Monastery presents the third in a series of twelve lessons on Liturgics for Readers and Choir Directors in the Orthodox Christian tradition. In this lesson, Fr. Herman begins to discuss the service of Vespers by focusing on the ”Lord, I Call” psalms and the stichera that accompany them. We’ll look at several different […]