Christian Life

Dying to Sin

Are we all called to askesis, or asceticism, or is it only the calling of a select few?  Join us this Great Lent as we learn from the great ascetics of the Church, discovering how to apply the practice of askesis in our own lives.

Crowned with Glory

“The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together… Because when harmony prevails, the children are raised well, the household is kept in order, and neighbors, friends, and relatives praise the result. Great benefits, both of families and states, are produced. When it is otherwise, however, everything is thrown into confusion …

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God With Us

As an old saying goes, the law of prayer is the law of belief. The foundation and authority of Orthodox Catholic catechesis is and always has been the Divine Liturgy of the Church. Rooted in prayer and looking to the Lord, we discover the Orthodox Faith in the face of Christ. 

Purification of the Heart

The purification of the heart is the essential starting point of the Christian life. How do we identify the presence of the passions in our own lives, and what are the means, the medicine, that the Church gives us to overcome them?

Baptized Into Christ

The celebration of baptism, chrismation and Eucharist together is not simply a practicality. These mysteries are closely connected and must be understood in light of each other. Using Scripture, Fr. Daniel will show us how these mysteries are not just a symbol, but truly make us the People of God.

Making Disciples

Many faithful Catholics are inspired by the Church’s call to a new evangelization, yet because evangelization is more of an art than a science, often don’t know where to begin. In this 3 week series, Fr. Alex will help us understand how to create room in our communities for people to grow into a mature …

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The Face of God

“Christianity is not an abstract doctrine divorced from reality and from history. Nor is it some momentary, flickering light which shines for a brief while and then is gone. Christianity is a continual celebration of life and love between God and man lived out in concrete history.”- Archbishop Joseph Raya