Epistle to Diognetus for an Election Day

It is Mid-Term Election Day in the United States.  Hopefully, we each will have done our best to form our consciences, consider the various issues, and vote in a manner both well-formed and well-informed.   Whatever the results of the day’s polling, some will be pleased and some will be disappointed.  The Epistle to Diognetus, usually … Read more

Affirmation on the Mystery of Marriage (OCA Synod)

On Tuesday, July 2, 2013, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America released an “Affirmation of the Mystery of Marriage.” The complete text appears below. SYNODAL AFFIRMATION OF THE MYSTERY OF MARRIAGE The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America July 2, 2013 At the … Read more