Reflections in Christ

by Fr. Steven Kostoff

Called by the Saints

The liturgical book that we began with the Matins of Pascha is called the Pentecostarion.  This theologically rich book contains…

We have seen… and received!

“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all” [ 2 Corinthians 13:14] ...

Finding the time to pray

“And after He had dismissed the crowds, He went up into the hills by Himself to pray” [Matthew 14:23]. ...

What Is a “Selfie?”

As we approach the final days of Great Lent, I would like to turn my attention to a theme that surfaces often in my teaching and…

The Cross and the Resurrection

In the Orthodox Church, the Cross and Resurrection of the Lord are bound together in a unified mystery, though they remain…

Continuing our lenten journey

O holy and honored Trinity, as we now enter upon the third week of the Fast, keep us safe from harm and condemnation.  Enable…

The power of humility

In the Orthodox Church, the Parable of the Publican and the Pharisee [Luke 18:10-14) is the first of a cycle of appointed Gospel readings that…