Saints Cyril and Methody

Sts. Cyril and Methody

A Parish of the Orthodox Church in America
Granite City, IL Greater St. Louis

A Parish of the Orthodox Church in America

Granite City, IL Greater St. Louis

Father Andrew's Blog

Wounded by Love

I came upon this quote about love in Wounded By Love: The Life and Wisdom of St. Porphyrios, which I thought was worth sharing . . .

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Into the Presence of God

Before we begin to pray, we should take a moment to bring ourselves into the Presence of God, so that our prayers will come from our hearts, not simply from our lips. This is a mental and spiritual journey . . .

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Taste and See

It is not uncommon, when we first embark on the spiritual life, that God in His compassion grants us a sense of His Love and His Presence, a spiritual warmth and joy. If this happens, let us thank Him with tears and rejoicing, staying firm in our efforts. However, it is important for us to understand that . . . 

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