An Orthodox Christian View of Abortion (English Subtitles)

Archimandrite Pavlos Stratigeas (the future Metropolitan of America) explains the Orthodox Christian perspective regarding abortion. This program was recorded on May 4, 1988, fourteen years after Roe vs. Wade permitted infanticide (the murder of unborn human beings) to become the law of the land. There have been 1.5 BILLION babies murdered through the barbarous technique of abortion since 1974.

Missions

Saint Matthew the Evangelist, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Jonesboro is a town located near the Eastern border of Arkansas, with a population of approximately 60,000. From a human standpoint, it’s not the most likely candidate for a traditional Orthodox mission, but for an Orthodox Christian who orders his priorities around Christ and His Church, it makes perfect sense. Read more...

Ask A Priest

Fasting

Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...