Orthodox Feast «Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross»Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross is one of twelve great Christian holidays. The feast is set in honour of the event when Empress Helen found and exalt the real cross on which the Lord our Jesus Christ was crucified...

The Orthodox Feast «The Nativity of the Holy Lady»

The feast of the Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady is one of twelve main Christian feasts, which was set up in honor of the birth of the Most Holy Lady – the Mother of Jesus Christ. In the New Testament it is written very poor about the earthly life of the Holy Lady and there are no facts about her Birth and Her parents. About this event, in honor of which the feast was set up, we found out from the apocryphal Gospel of James (the second century)...

Saints Peter and Paul

Apostles – the disciples of Christ, who followed Him during His earth serving and later went separate countries with sermons about Christian faith. Saints are traditionally pictured with books or scrolls and circular nimbus. Peter and Paul worked on quick and wide dissemination of Christianity outside of Israelite. They both became famous due to their serving for the sake of different Christian communities in all corners of huge Roman Empire.

About the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, about the prayer and the salvation

Why did Jesus Christ tell that parable? The explanation is just at the top this Gospel. There is one sentence, when Jesus said: “When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” And next He told about some people, who exalted themselves with their righteousness, but in such way they humiliated other people...

Confession as the tool for happiness

The happiness is such a short word, but it absorbs all human needs, dreams and desires. People make huge mistakes when they try to chase it and later people pay for it with the great sufferings. And the hardest sufferings are spiritual sufferings, because there is no handmade medicine for it...

About the Sower and about the base for good deeds

God told a great parable about the Sower. And it is interesting that some people do not understand it. Even Apostles did not understand it. Everything depends on the purity of the soul. As purer soul as better understanding of those words...

About the miracle of healing of two blind men and how protect yourself from blindness

Many people come to God only for the ritual. It mean that people want to be healed only physically. He/She forgets that first of all you should be healed spiritually. But again, when the person takes care only for the body, his spirit degrades...