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7 Sacraments of the Orthodox Church

7 Sacraments of the Orthodox Church

Love them all...

Love them all...

Lord, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy.

In Service and Love by Presvassi: Koliva- A Memorial Tradition of the Orthodox Church

In Service and Love by Presvassi: Koliva- A Memorial Tradition of the Orthodox Church

The earliest Christian art of the East and West was frequently displayed in triptychs – hinged three-fold panels that were displayed on altars, but also carried by devout Christians in their travels, so their home shrine would always be at hand. See this at Monastery Icons: http://ow.ly/l3EFn

The earliest Christian art of the East and West was frequently displayed in triptychs – hinged three-fold panels that were displayed on altars, but also carried by devout Christians in their travels, so their home shrine would always be at hand. See this at Monastery Icons: http://ow.ly/l3EFn

To attain holiness, then, we must not only pattern our lives on Christ's by being gentle, humble and patient, we must also imitate him in his death. Taking Christ for his model, Paul said that he wanted to become like him in his death in the hope that he too would be raised from death to life. -Saint Basil the Great

To attain holiness, then, we must not only pattern our lives on Christ's by being gentle, humble and patient, we must also imitate him in his death. Taking Christ for his model, Paul said that he wanted to become like him in his death in the hope that he too would be raised from death to life. -Saint Basil the Great

In the words of St. Simeon of Thessalonica, “The forty days of the Nativity fast is an image of the fast of Moses, who having fasted for forty days and forty nights, received the words of God inscribed on stone tablets. But having fasted for forty days, we gaze upon and receive the living Word from the Virgin, inscribed not on stones, but incarnate and born, and we partake of His Divine flesh.”

In the words of St. Simeon of Thessalonica, “The forty days of the Nativity fast is an image of the fast of Moses, who having fasted for forty days and forty nights, received the words of God inscribed on stone tablets. But having fasted for forty days, we gaze upon and receive the living Word from the Virgin, inscribed not on stones, but incarnate and born, and we partake of His Divine flesh.”

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