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Why God gave us cats

God gave us cats to show us exactly how He sees us.

Ash Wednesday?

This week in the Philippines, a culturally very-Catholic country, we Orthodox are hearing the question: What do you do for Ash Wednesday?

Earliest known correspondence from yours truly

This gem of calligraphic art was sent from 7-year-old me to my grandmother....

Why Everyone Should Be an Ascetic

“Asceticism” comes from the Greek word askesis, which is translated as “exercise” or “training.”

Philippine Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church

Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday?

This week in the Philippines, a culturally very-Catholic country, we are hearing the question: What do you do for Ash Wednesday?

Tax-Deductible giving now available thanks to the Fund For Assistance

Tax-Deductible giving now available thanks to the Fund For Assistance

We are delighted to report that we have now partnered with the Fund For Assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia to enable partners and […]

Nativity Epistle of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion

Nativity Epistle of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion

Nativity Epistle of His Eminence HILARION Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad to the Archpastors, Pastors, Monastics & […]

Building project update

Building project update

Updates Dec. 24: Finishing the exterior Dec. 14: Ceiling and electrical Dec. 5: Floors Dec. 2: Roof Nov. 27: Framing the roof Nov. 24: New walls […]

We Three Kings of Orient Aren’t

We Three Kings of Orient Aren’t

We’re familiar with the image of three men on camels, traveling sand dunes by starlight: “Field and fountain, moor and mountain / Following yonder star.” But how accurate are our Hallmark greeting cards?