Can Orthodox Christians Donate Organs?

In this post, we explain the Orthodox perspective on organ donation by exploring Scripture, the writings of the early Fathers, and contemporary theology.

Can Orthodox Christians Be Cremated?

Traditional burial ground for Orthodox Christians

Many Orthodox Christians wonder if they can be cremated after their death. The Church firmly condemns cremation and its treatment of the body.

Why Orthodox Churches Face East

Sun rising in the east over the water

In this post, we explain why Orthodox Christians pray facing East whenever possible, and where we get this tradition from.

Do I Really Need To Go To Church?

Young people going to an Orthodox church

“Churchless Christianity” tells us we don’t need the Church, because it is Christ alone who saves. But we DO need to go to Church. Here’s why.

Prayer And Candle Requests

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