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Saint Dorotheos of Gaza: On the Holy Lenten Fast

In the Law, God laid down that the sons of Israel should each year give tithes of all they possessed, and if they did so they were blessed in all their works. The holy Apostles, knowing this to be for the help and advancement of our souls, resolved to fulfil it in a better and higher way, namely, for us ... Read More »

ON LIES – Ascetical Discourses of St. Dorotheos of Gaza

96. Brethren, I want to remind you of a few things about falsehood. I see that you are not careful about holding your tongue and through that, we are easily led astray. You see, my brothers, as I always tell you, a habit can tend towards good or towards evil. We therefore need great vigilance so that we are not ... Read More »

Preparing for Confession: A Basic Introduction

By L. Joseph Letendre Source: http://thechristianactivist.com (Light and Life Publishing Company: Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1987.) FOREWORD Confession is an important, yet neglected sacrament of our Church. This offering provides a practical and stimulating guide for Christian growth in our age. – Reverend Stanley S. Harakas – In every sacrament there is an act of offering. In the Eucharist, we offer bread ... Read More »