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Fr. Gerasim Eliel: Hope for OCA

Fr. Gerasim Eliel is another spiritual gem of the OCA. In many ways he represents the next generation of Orthodoxy in America. While in his youth he struggled with the Old World/ Old-Calendarist/ Anti-Ecumenist/ Pharisaical judgmentalism that so many converts face; in his mid-life he has overcome that stumbling block, steered his brotherhood out of schism and back into communion with the Church, and he is heroically enduring what seems to be poor reception by the OCA hierarchy. 10 more words

Reflections On Culture, Society, And Politics

Orthodox Christians - Old and New Calendar Traditions.

The 12 Days of Christmas begins on December 25 as day 1, then extends for 11 more days to end on January 5. Some traditions begin counting day 1 of the 12 days on December 26 which would end the period on January 6.   766 more words


Statement Concerning the Union of the Synod in Resistance & the GOC

Bishop Stefan, our diocesan bishop, recently wrote a statement regarding the union of the Synod in Resistance (SiR) with the Genuine Orthodox Church (GOC).  Here is the text of his statement: 1,003 more words

Bishop Stefan (Sabelnik)

24 Days of Christmas

The secret is out or at least it should be. Those of us celebrating Christmas on the Old Calendar (O.C. January 7) are still very much within the season, the 12 appointed days of celebration after the event, which makes it a total of 24 if you count somewhat the 12 days celebrated after December 25. 358 more words

Holidays (Holy Days)