For many people, Orthodoxy seems very peculiar and foreign. In many ways it is above and beyond the ‘normal’ and ‘Christian’ experiences found in the UK. However, The Orthodox Church is fully Christian in the broadest possible way. We were at the very birth of the Universal Church in 33AD, and we have remained faithful to the original revelation of God in Jesus Christ ever since.
Our articles cover some of the basic beliefs and practices of the Orthodox Church. Pick a title that interests you and have a read!
The monastery is a place of repentance, healing, and "life in abundance" (c.f. John 10:10). You may frequently hear the words, "Forgive!" and "Bless!"...Read More
Do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing...Read More
He who is uncreated entered creation, and as He did so, gave the potential for creation to become divine...Read More
Noise is not only audible, it's interior too...Read More
As Orthodox Christians we can feel a little anxious about visiting a monastery, especially if we are staying as guests. Monastic etiquette is...Read More
It's easy to forgive others for things about which we don't really care. It's when someone hurts us that's when real forgiveness is needed...Read More
What possible words can we say in the Presence of Almighty God?...Read More
Even the greatest saints admit that they are only just beginners in prayer...Read More
Countless people from countless religions and none have attempted to answer the question, who is Jesus?...Read More
The Great Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos takes place each year on 15th August. It is upon this day that the Church remembers...Read More