Saints

Questions and Answers about Orthodox Saints

St. Joseph

I was wanting to know why it appears to me that Joseph, the husband of the Theotokos and the step-father of our Lord is not as honored, especially during the Nativity season as he is in Catholicism.

Are there any prayers to...

Sinlessness of Mary

How exactly does the Orthodox Church view the sinlessness of Mary? In the Liturgy it is said, “One is Holy, One is Lord, Jesus Christ, to the Glory of God the Father” and in other places that Jesus is the only sinless one....

Patron Saints

Who would be the patron of Firefighters and Emergency Medical Response personnel?

Dionysius the Areopagite

A few months ago you answered my questions regarding our church’s understanding of the “original sin”, and I am really thankful for your help. Now I would like to ask you how does the Orthodox Church view the writings of...

Canonization of the Romanoff Family

To the Orthodox Church of America,

Your work is both admirable and welcome, however as a concerned European pro- Tsarist I wish to submit a question to the Q&A feature on your excellent website!

What is your opinion on the...

Angel Day

I would like to know the meaning of the Day of Angel in Orthodox’s belief.

Is it the same as the Christian name?

What is the name of an Angel whose Day of Angel is June 3?