Publications

  • The Royal Martyrs of Russia

    In 1981 Metropolitan Philaret issued the following epistle just before The Council of the Archbishops and Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad glorified the New Martyrs of the Communist … more

  • Sermon on Holy Trinity Sunday

    Brothers and sisters! See how the Holy Church teaches our conscience. The flowers today represent our conscience. Because when all of nature was still dead, when the time of our yearly cycle was … more

  • Pascha

    This is the day of the Resurrection.  Let us offer to God a sacrifice - which is ourselves.  Let us, as His most precious acquisition, give to the Image [God], that which was created in His … more

  • Sermon on Palm Sunday

    Brothers and sisters! So the holy church indicates for us spiritual spring. Winter is over. Ended is the state in which our heart was like ice, as if dead in languor, thirsting for Grace. And now, … more

  • Fifth Sunday of Great Lent - St. Mary of Egypt

    "This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting (Mk. 9:29). So if you will remember, last Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, the Gospel proclaimed to us: "This … more

  • Third Sunday of Great Lent

     

    Before us is the Cross. This is the Cross of Christ. But on Golgotha there were two more crosses: Christ in the middle and on either side of Him were crucified two thieves. & … more

  • On the Second Sunday of Great Lent, A Sermon

    THE SECOND SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT,  St. Gregory Palamas

     

    Brothers and sisters, we have lived this week in the light of last Sunday — the Triumph of Orthodoxy. A wonderful … more

  • The Sunday of Orthodoxy

    "The day following, Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow Me" (Jn. 1:43). So the Holy Gospel begins this Sunday, recounting the calling of the … more