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?

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.

The Biblical Case for Infant Baptism

An infant baptism in the Orthodox Church

The Orthodox Church holds a rather unique view when it comes to baptism at which many other Christian communities raise an eyebrow: the baptism of infants.