Orthodoxy 101Orthodoxy 101Orthodoxy 101Blueprints for the Little Church: Creating an Orthodox Home
How do we as Orthodox parents keep our children in the Church throughout their lives? It all begins with involving them in the life of the Church from birth onward in the parish and also at home. Blueprints for the Little Church provides practical ideas and encouragement without judgment for incorporating the primary practices of Orthodox spirituality into your family life at every stage of its growth and throughout the church year.Orthodoxy 101Food, Faith, and Fasting: A Sacred Journey to Better Health
Orthodox Christians fast approximately half the days of the year. But in our food-obsessed society, how do we determine our approach to eating in general? Nutritional expert Rita Madden expands on her popular podcast to help us eat in a way that is healthful for both our bodies and our souls in times of fasting, feasting, and the ordinary days in between.Orthodoxy 101Making God real in the Orthodox Christian home
This book touches on a host of topics dealing with holy communion, fasting, blessings, prayers, icons, family liturgical services and church practices.Orthodoxy 101Of Water and the Spirit: A Liturgical Study of Baptism
In this study of the Orthodox understanding of Christian initiation, the rites of baptism and chrismation, Fr Schmemann invites us to 'rediscover' baptism. He penetrates the Church's rubrics and rituals'often dismissed as out-of-date or merely quaint to reveal their inner content: a message of man's entrance into new life, into the Church and into the Kingdom. The result is a powerful statement of the meaning baptism should hold in our lives.Orthodoxy 101St. Tikhon of Moscow: Insturctions & Teachings for the American Orthodox Faithful
These words and sermons represent in a way the archpastoral diary of Vladyka, in which the main aspects in the life of the American Orthodox Church that the Archpastor paid attention to are indicated. Re-reading these “Instructions and Teachings” of His Holiness to the American flock, the pastors and those in their care, the reader involuntarily is present amidst the flow of life in the American Church, enters the many-sidedness of its parts, recalls its distant past, contemplates what was contemporary for the hierarch, and detects similarities or differences between what took place then and what exists in its present life.”The Eucharist: Sacrament of the Kingdom
The Eucharist is the crowning achievement of the well-known liturgical scholar, Alexander Schmemann. It reflects his entire life experience and thoughts on the Divine Liturgy, the Church's central act of self-realization. Father Alexander Schmemann (+1983) was a prolific writer, brilliant lecturer, and dedicated pastor.