This article is originally written by Fr. Jeremy McKemy. Most of us struggle with “acedia” without knowing it. This sinful passion quietly contributes to both spiritual and mental unwellness. There are two opposite ways in which it acts, either through activity or inactivity. That is, either through vain, restless movement or slothfulness and sadness. What Is Acedia? The […]
Audio recordings from the 2021 Nativity Retreat with Mother Melania from Holy Assumption Monastery.
By John Sanidopoulos (Source) When we chant “eternal memory” (“αἰωνία ἡ μνήμη”) at the end of Memorial Services and Funerals, it is often falsely assumed that this memory of the departed be preserved on earth not only in the minds of loved ones, but even for many generations after. In fact, however, this hymn is not […]
Here are audio recordings of Fr. John Dresko’s three sessions on Orthodox stewardship. (Winter Seminar, Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church – January 18-19, 2019) Session I: Session II: Session III: