The Jesus Prayer

The Jesus Prayer  Fr. Lev Gillet Online book of "The Jesus Prayer". A classic treatise on the Jesus Prayer written by Fr. Lev.Gillet,also known through many of his writings as "A Monk of the Eastern Church". 1. THE SHAPE OF THE INVOCATION OF THE NAME ... And Jacob asked him and said: Tell me, I [...]

By |2020-07-03T10:05:57-07:00August 1st, 2011|Prayers and Practice, Scripture, Spirituality|Comments Off on The Jesus Prayer

Prophet Elijah (Elias)

 July 20th   Prophet Elijah (Elias) His birth, like the rest of his life, would be marked by fire. When the Great Prophet Elijah was born at Tishba in the Gilead region of the ancientlandofPalestine, his father Savah witnessed an amazing sight.  While the child lay slumbering in his cradle, a radiant angel of God suddenly [...]

By |2020-07-03T10:06:02-07:00July 15th, 2011|Saints, Scripture|Comments Off on Prophet Elijah (Elias)

هل الخوف نعمة أو نقمة؟

هل الخوف نعمة أو نقمة؟   بقلم: الأب انطونيوس مقار إبراهيم  كي يتسنى لنا التأمل في هذا الموضوع علينا أن نطرح بعضاً من الأسئلة التي ربما تفيدنا في حياتنا: ما هو الخوف؟ وكيف نتخلص منه؟.. وما هو الفرق بين الخوف والمخافة؟ وهل هناك ما يسمى خوف إيجابي وخوف سلبي؟ أو بمعنى أخر: هل من خوف نافع وخوف [...]

By |2021-09-06T08:19:21-07:00July 14th, 2011|Belief & History, Christian Education, Parish and Family Life, Scripture|Comments Off on هل الخوف نعمة أو نقمة؟

Honor Your Father and Your Mother

Honor Your Father and Your Mother by Fr. Paul Tarazi "Honor your father and your mother that you may have a long life in the land which the Lord, your God, is giving you" (Exodus 20:12; cf Deut. 5:16). It seems to me imperative in this instance to start my article with some exegetical notes. [...]

By |2021-09-21T08:27:38-07:00July 4th, 2011|Christian Education, Christmas, Parish and Family Life, Scripture, Spirituality|Comments Off on Honor Your Father and Your Mother

Question: “What is the Pentateuch?”

Question: "What is the Pentateuch?" While there are some verses in the Pentateuch that would appear to have been added by someone later than Moses, for example Deuteronomy 34:5-8 which describes the death and burial of Moses, most if not all scholars attribute the majority of these books to Moses. Even if Joshua or someone [...]

By |2021-09-06T08:50:55-07:00June 21st, 2011|Christian Education, Scripture|Comments Off on Question: “What is the Pentateuch?”

On the Trinitarian Dimension of the Holy Spirit

Fr. John Meyendorff on the Trinitarian Dimension of the Holy Spirit It has often been noted that East and West differ in their approach to the mystery of the divine Trinity. The West takes for granted God’s unity and approaches his “trinity” as a matter of speculation, while the East starts with a living experience [...]

By |2021-10-01T15:35:33-07:00June 11th, 2011|Belief & History, Christian Education, Feasts & Seasons, Great Feasts, Liturgical, Scripture, Spirituality|Comments Off on On the Trinitarian Dimension of the Holy Spirit