What is Orthodox Christianity?

A three-part slideshow that answers the question, "What is Orthodox Christianity?" by emphasizing the prayer of the heart, watchfulness, and the Holy Mysteries that set Orthodox Christianity apart from other Christian confessions.

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The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union

The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union
The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union
The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union
The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union

At the invitation of the Oxford Union, His All-Holiness delivered an address to the members and guests of the Oxford Union on November 4, 2015, at the University of Oxford.

The Oxford Union is the world's oldest and most prestigious debating society, which has numbered among its renowned international speakers such dignitaries as Albert Einstein, Sir Winston Churchill, and Sen. Robert Kennedy.

His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury

His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury
His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury
His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury
His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury

At the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew paid a formal visit to Lambeth Palace from November 2-4, 2015.

The occasion was in response to Archbishop Justin’s visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate last year.

Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!

Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!
Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!
Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!
Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson!

Today we celebrate the memory of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson

Jackson, Ca - November 28-30, 2015 - With the translation of holy relics from Los Angeles to Jackson, CA, our newly glorified Saint came alive for us, as if they had never reposed and were not separated from us in time by over eighty years. The festivities began on Sunday with the Divine Liturgy served by Archbishop Benjamin (OCA), Bishop Maxim, Abbot Sava of Tvrdos Monastery, Abbot Damascene of Platina, Priests Lazar Vasiljevic, Nicholas Ceko, Steven Tumbas, Gregory Edwards, Blasko Paraklis, James Barfield, and Deacons Dragan Stojanovic and Zoran Aleksic. Fr Steve Tumbas was elevated to the rank of stavrophore and Protodeacon Triva Pavlov received the metal of St Sebastian. May the intercessions of Saint Sebastian offer to God the prayers and supplications of all the faithful.