Articles in the What we believe category

The way of the Cross

What differentiates the Orthodox Christian from the world is the Cross. How many Christians realize that the foundation of the Orthodox life is the Cross?

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Why is dogma important in my life?

Why do we Orthodox insist on teachings that divide us more than unite us? Do these dogmas make any difference in the way we live? What is a dogma anyhow?

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Three kinds of human blindness

There are three kinds of darkness: the physical darkness, the intellectual darkness and the spiritual darkness. We look briefly at all three.

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Themes and Significance of Holy Theophany

Through many special hymns and readings before and after the feast, the Church presents us with several themes which show the significance of Holy Thephany.

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Eastern Catholics: Why compromise? Be Authentic!

Eastern Catholics: There is no reason to remain attached to Rome. The mother Church will receive you with open arms. Free yourselves from the papal yoke.

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The Eternal Beauty of the Church

Strengthen your faith in Christ and in His One Holy Church He founded. A Roman Catholic theologian pays tribute to the Orthodox Church.

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Are ALL Welcome?

The message “ALL ARE WELCOME” is displayed in front of non-Orthodox churches all across America. Is it right for Orthodox churches to admit everyone to our services?

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Move mountains with faith in Christ

Even a little faith in Jesus Christ can “move mountains”. What is this faith? And how do we acquire this “super-power”?

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Be all that you can be: TRANSFIGURED

Does modern man really understand himself? All of us have the potential to achieve true “self-actualization” which is to be transfigured and saved.

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Five loaves of bread feeds thousands! — 8th Sunday of Matthew

Miracles happen. Are these supera-natural marvels “coincidence”, the result of “self-suggestion”, or is our Creator behind them?

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