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The Third Sunday, and mid-point, of Lent celebrates the Holy Cross. In Orthodoxy the cross has always been a symbol of great victory and power, as it was through the Christ’s voluntary sacrifice on the cross that death was overcome … Continue reading →
Today (Nov 15th according to the old Church calendar), the Russian Church celebrates the Kupyatich Icon of the Mother of God (Купятицкая икона Божией Матери).
For the Jews request a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified — to the Jews a stumbling-block and to the Greeks foolishness, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks — Christ, … Continue reading →