Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Jesus Prayer burns the demons

Archimandrite Ephraim of Philotheou (commonly known as Elder Ephraim, sometimes spelled Ephrem) is an archimandrite and former abbot of Philotheou Monastery on Mount Athos, spiritual guide of several monasteries on Mount Athos and Greece, and the founder of several monasteries … Continue reading

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Excerpts from Family Life…by Elder Paisios

A good start to family life —Geronta, a certain young man who has chosen the married life asked me how one properly begins this. —From the beginning, he should seek to find a good girl who will comfort him, as … Continue reading

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The Orthodox World-View

by Father Seraphim Rose of Platina Before beginning my talk, a word or two on why it is important to have an Orthodox world-view, and why it is more difficult to build one today than in past centuries. In past … Continue reading

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The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark

The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark, also known as John Mark (Acts 12:12), was one of the Seventy Apostles, and was also a nephew of St Barnabas (June 11). He was born at Jerusalem. The house of his mother Mary … Continue reading

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Our 99th Church Slava

What a wonderful event, our 99th Church Slava this past Sunday, started with Divine Liturgy served by Fr. Borjan Vitanov and Fr. Michael Slovesko and ended with a well attended and entertaining banquet. The Kumovi for this celebration were Jovanka … Continue reading

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Services for the Holy Week of Pascha 2015

Services for the Holy Week of Pascha, at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church, were celebrated by many with Fr. Borjan Vitanov officiating all the services. What a joyous time for all Orthodox Christians…The Resurrection of Our Lord and celebrating this … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy Sunday Vespers 2015 at St. John Chrysostom Church,in York,Pa.

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Presanctified Liturgy 2015

The first Presanctified Liturgy was held on 2.25.2015 (Wednesday).

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100th Anniversary Church Restoration starts

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The Holy and Great Martyr George

The Holy Great Martyr George the Victory-Bearer, was a native of Cappadocia (a district in Asia Minor), and he grew up in a deeply believing Christian family. His father was martyred for Christ when George was still a child. His … Continue reading

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