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Shimon bar Sabbae: Patron Saint of Tax Resistance

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:32:40 +0000

Today, April 17, 2018 in the United States it’s tax day. Today is the day the government comes calling, and our pocket books better answer.  Today is also the feast of St. Shimon bar Sabbae, the patron saint of tax resistance. Taxes have been a hot topic ever since humans got together and decided to … Continue reading Shimon bar Sabbae: Patron Saint of Tax Resistance



Kingdom or Empire: A Reflection on the Magnificat

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 03:24:34 +0000

by Philip Maikkula, St. Vladimir’s Seminary “My soul magnifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my savior…” My guess is that most of us are so accustomed to hearing the beautiful words of the Magnificat that we fail to actually hear them. This is sad, not only because the Magnificat is the only … Continue reading Kingdom or Empire: A Reflection on the Magnificat



Agia Skepi Sustainability Center in Cyprus

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:14:03 +0000

Agia Skepi, a detoxification community in Cyprus, inspires members within the framework of its therapeutic program to engage themselves in the cultivation of biological products. This solution springs from the broader spirit of Agia Skepi in getting rid of harmful substances while fostering a high quality of life.



That the World May Believe

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 01:18:01 +0000

“…that they may all be one…that the world may believe that you have sent me.” —Jesus (Jn 17:20, 21) While we confess in the Creed that the Orthodox Church is one, where must an observer look to see our theological, mystical, or true oneness? We have hidden it from ourselves and the world by our … Continue reading That the World May Believe



The Extra/Ordinary Hospitality of St. Herman House

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 01:08:05 +0000

The following is the first of many features we will be doing on Orthodox service ministries that the OPF is partnering with or supporting, as part of our St. Macrina’s Ministries initiative. Nicholas Sooy, a member of the In Communion editorial staff and author of this piece, formerly worked full time at St. Herman House. … Continue reading The Extra/Ordinary Hospitality of St. Herman House



Book Review: Fossil or Leaven: The Church We Hand Down

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:57:26 +0000

Fossil or Leaven: The Church We Hand Down Essays Collected in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of New Skete New Skete Monasteries and Alexander Press, 2016, 239 pp. There was once a renowned bakery which produced the best bread in the land. The bakers said it was because they used a special strain of yeast. … Continue reading Book Review: Fossil or Leaven: The Church We Hand Down



The Gospel Command of Nonviolence

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:50:41 +0000

This is a pastoral letter from Metropolitan Tikhon of the OCA, issued August 10, 2014. Metropolitan Tikhon expresses solidarity with those suffering in war, and calls all Christians to be witnesses for peace, living out in their own lives “the Gospel’s command to adhere to peace and non-violence.” “We have preferred profane and material things … Continue reading The Gospel Command of Nonviolence



Living In Communion

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:45:50 +0000

From the OPF’s New Podcast: There is nothing so Orthodox as communion. Holy Communion “is the most profound expression of the essence of the Church.” “What is the mark of a Christian?” asks St. Basil, “… that he be holy and blameless and so eat the Body of Christ and drink His Blood.” I once … Continue reading Living In Communion



What Are You Fighting For?

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:20:39 +0000

Hieromonk Fr. Seraphim Aldea was in Paris shortly after the November 2015 attacks in Paris. In the following, written shortly after the attacks, he reflects on peace and violence in light of these attacks. In the addendum, written two months later, Fr. Seraphim responds to some criticisms of his initial reflection. It’s been a very … Continue reading What Are You Fighting For?



The Protection of the Mother of God

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 23:13:53 +0000

Theological research has always been a mandate of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship as well as In Communion, and this year we have launched a new research project on the saints of the Church. It has become customary to feature saints on the cover of our journal for several years now, and to use the saints … Continue reading The Protection of the Mother of God