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2021 Holy Trinity Orthodox Russian Calendar (Russian-language)

Троицкий Православный Русский Календарь на 2021 г.

This liturgical guide offers detailed rubrics for every Sunday and major feast of the year, as well as certain lesser feasts and lenten days. The calendar also provides a list of commemorated saints and appointed scripture readings for each day of the year.

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Healing Humanity

Confronting Our Moral Crisis

This volume gathers responses of a wide array of Orthodox Christian scholars and writers to the moral crisis our world faces. Collectively, the authors remind us that it is only through our participation in the life of Christ that we can find the healing of our humanity through the restoration of His image in us.

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Harbor for Our Hope

On Acquiring Peace Amidst Suffering

St Ignatius Brianchaninov (1807-1867) struggled with chronic illness and disability through most of his adult life. Thus his own life experience disposed him to reflect on the meaning of suffering and how through it we might find “a harbor for our hope.” His letters, excerpted and organized here thematically, will equally benefit all who suffer.

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Living the Faith

Spiritual Instruction from St Anatoly (Zertsalov) of Optina

This work includes  three hundred and eighty-two letters of spiritual counsel from the Optina Elder Hieroschemamonk Anatoly (Zertsalov).  Written in a tone that is both firm and tender, they are the words of a caring father for his spiritual children These letters, while originally addressed to nuns, can be applied with profit to all Christians, both monastic and lay. This digital edition includes four photos as well as the life of St. Anatoly, a glossary, an index of topics, and a table of letters.

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The Struggle for Virtue

Asceticism in a Modern Secular Society

Archbishop Averky addresses head on the question, “What is asceticism?”  He counters the many false understandings that exist and shows that the practice of authentic asceticism is integral to the spiritual life and the path to blessed communion with God.

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How To Live A Holy Life

Beginning with an appeal to live a Christian life, the writer goes on to explain how we should conduct ourselves in happiness, misfortune, wealth, poverty, illness and so forth. All this is described as we are taken through a standard day from waking up in the morning until retiring to bed.

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