TRUE FAITH BLOG

On this blog, we write about the doctrine and spiritual life of the Orthodox Church. We also write about the Orthodox Church’s response to controversial topics, like abortion. Not sure where to start? Start with the Church’s teachings or our Ultimate Guide to Etiquette in Orthodox Churches.

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Thanksgiving Isn’t Just One Day

We may be hard-pressed to think of a more “American” holiday than Thanksgiving. Orthodox Christians recognize Thanksgiving just like everyone else, but we celebrate it a little differently. To us, Thanksgiving doesn’t just last one day. We celebrate it every day of our lives.

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Catching the “Christmas Spirit”

Christmas is a time of joy, wonder, and excitement. Of presents and tinsel and cookies and snow. Of warm cozy evenings in front of the fireplace spent with family and friends. For Orthodox Christians, though,

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7 Differences Between Orthodoxy and Catholicism

Most Americans don’t know the Orthodox Church exists, let alone what it believes. Unfortunately, the same could be said of many cradle-Orthodox. They don’t really know what their Faith believes, or how it differs from everything else out there. Today, we examine seven key differences between Orthodoxy and her Western sister, Roman Catholicism.

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Thanksgiving leaves

Thanksgiving Isn’t Just One Day

We may be hard-pressed to think of a more “American” holiday than Thanksgiving. Orthodox Christians recognize Thanksgiving just like everyone else, but we celebrate it a little differently. To us, Thanksgiving doesn’t just last one day. We celebrate it every day of our lives.

Read More »

7 Differences Between Orthodoxy and Catholicism

Most Americans don’t know the Orthodox Church exists, let alone what it believes. Unfortunately, the same could be said of many cradle-Orthodox. They don’t really know what their Faith believes, or how it differs from everything else out there. Today, we examine seven key differences between Orthodoxy and her Western sister, Roman Catholicism.

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