• Ladder of Divine Ascent | St. John Climacus
    The Ladder of Divine Ascent, or Ladder of Paradise , is an important ascetical treatise for monasticism in Eastern Christianity written by St. John Climacus in ca. AD 600. The Ladder of Divine Ascent, which obtained an immense popularity and has made its author famous in the Church, is addressed to anchorites and cenobites and treats of the means by which the highest degree of religious...
Category: ORTHODOX

How should we understand the Eternity? What is that – after-death sufferings? Can God give a life to him, who, as He knows, will go to the eternal...

Category: ORTHODOX

Orthodox Christianity itself— what is it and its historic roots? The first is a category important for all Christian people: doctrine. Did she...

Category: ORTHODOX

The conversation with God is called prayer. The soul, while uniting with God in prayer, simultaneously is united with the whole spiritual world —...

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  • Seraphim of Sarov - One of the Greatest Orthodox Christian Saints

    Blessed Saint Seraphim of Sarov is undoubtedly one of the most revered Orthodox Christian saints and wonderworkers. His path to God was lying through asceticism and prayers. Saint Seraphim was born on July 19th, 1754 in Kursk, Russia as Prokhor Moshnin in his worldly name. After...

  • Saint Panteleimon - Healer and Martyr

    Saint Panteleimon, the Great-martyr and famous Healer, was living in Nicomedia in Bithynia during the reign of Emperor Maximian and martyred circa 305. Maximian was known as a very cruel torturer of Christians. Everywhere believers in Christ were severely persecuted and many...

  • Words of Spiritual Benefit | Shenouda III

    Here I am publishing these very inspirational and full of profound Christian wisdom - Words of Spiritual Benefit from Pope Shenouda III (3 August 1923 – 17 March 2012) – the former Head of Coptic Orthodox Christian Church of Alexandria. These Words of Spiritual Wisdom are very...

  • St. Mark | Apostle and founder of Coptic Church

    The Coptic Church or the Church of Alexandria is called See of St. Mark - one of the earliest four sees: Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria and Rome. St. Mark, the author of the Gospel according to Mark, is considered the founder of the Coptic Church. St. Mark was an African native...

  • St. Athanasius and Times, 4th Century

    This is the story about Saint Athanasius of Alexandria (c. 296–298 – 2 May 373), also called Athanasius the Great or Athanasius the Confessor, was the 20th bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, then a part of Roman Empire (as Athanasius I). His episcopate lasted 45 years (c. 8 June 328...