How To Prepare For Confession

A woman praying the Jesus Prayer

What should Orthodox Christians do to prepare themselves adequately for the Sacrament of Confession / Repentance? Find out in this post!

The Sacrament Of Ordination

Orthodox bishop being vested by ordained deacons

Ordination (“selection by outstretched hand”) is one of several holy Sacraments in the Eastern Orthodox Church, imparted on ALL the faithful.

What Is Holy Unction?

In this post, we explain the holy mystery or sacrament of unction – the anointing of the sick with oil – in the Orthodox Church.

Is Infant Baptism Biblical?

An infant baptism in the Orthodox Church

Despite Protestant insistence to the contrary, infant baptism is a biblical practice that has always been part of Church Tradition.

On Abstaining From The Eucharist

Apostles receiving Holy Communion at the Last Supper.

It can be difficult to avoid getting too legalistic about preparing for Communion. So where is the balance here and how do we find it?

Prayer And Candle Requests

***If you would like to offer prayers for living and departed, please submit two separate requests: one for the living and one for the departed.