Orthodox Spiritual Goodies
for my Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, especially my Beloved Michelle

Through the prayers of
our Holy Father Mitrophan the Chinese Hieromartyr and St. Michael the Archangel,
have mercy upon us and save us!

Christ is in our midst! He is and ever shall be!

  • Akathist in Praise of God's Creation (good for Thanksgiving)
  • Orthodox position on Peace and War
  • Prayers by the Lake (by St Nikolai of Ohrid and Zica, 1922)

    PDF books available on the internet

    Public Domain writings needs help to proofread and correct

  • Completed Public Domain Works


    Early Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition

    * St John the Theologian, The Dormition of the Holy Theotokos [ccel]
    * St Joseph of Arimathea, The Passing of the Blessed Virgin Mary [ccel]
    * St Melito of Sardis, The Passing of Blessed Mary [ccel]
    * St Cyril of Jerusalem, Homily on the Dormition
    * St Evodius of Rome, Homily on the Dormition
    * St Theodosius of Alexandria, Homily on the Dormition
    * St John of Damascus, Homilies on the Dormition of the Virgin
    A Homily on the Dormition of Our Supremely Pure Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary by St. Gregory Palamas

    Free Software Downloads

    Other Invaluable Writings

    Lives of Saints by St Nikolai Velimirovich, Bishop of Zica, Serbia (+1956)

    The complete entry with Hymn of Praise, Reflection, Contemplation and Homily is available for some dates:

    From The Prologue of Ohrid
    ©1999 Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese of Western America

    Wondrous Is God in His Saints!

    Read or download in MS Word format of the Lives of Saints translated & © 1996-2001 by Fr Stephen Janos.

    Holy Matrimony and Family Planning

    Read some Orthodox articles on Holy Matrimony and Family planning.

    The Golden Legend (Aurea Legenda)

    Lives of Saints Compiled in the medieval west by Jacobus de Voragine, 1275.


    Read or Chant the Troparia and Kontakia for every fixed and movable feast day of the year.

    Orthodox Bibles

    Orthodox Christian Version: arranged according to Septuagint, provided in memory of Nikola Maruta, using the KJV, Brenton and Gray.

    Anaginoskomena: Orthodox term used for the so-called deuterocanonical, apocrypha or pseudepigrapha.

    Vetus Testamentum Graece juxta LXX interpretes: Greek Old Testament provided in memory of Nikola Maruta. The original electronic text is provided by CCAT based on the Rahlfs' LXX.

    Original Orthodox Greek New Testament, as it is used in the Orthodox Church, provided by Petros Petallides.

    The Greek New Testament/LXX/Tanakh/Deuterocanonical with concordance

    DYNAMIS meditations by David C Patton

    Read meditations on Holy Scripture from the Appointed Readings of the Lectionary of the Holy Orthodox Church for every day of the year:

    From DYNAMIS!, A Publication of St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral, Witchita KS


    Bible Studies

    Come Receive the Light Radio Program

    My Travel Highlights

    * The Way of the Cross in Old City Jerusalem
    Visited Israel/Palestine Dec 31, 1999-Jan 5, 2000

    [Flight to Egypt]Holy Family in Egypt with map
    Visited Egypt Nov 16-28, 2000, and it's more than pyramids and sphinxes.

    St Mark's Basilica Relics of St Lucy and St Mark in Venice, Italy
    Visited Italy Dec 20-24, 2000

    Unity of the Church

    On the Holy Spirit: The Filioque: Orthodox [more] and Catholic positions

    On the Departed: The Aerial Toll Houses: Myth or Illumination

    On the Great Schism: Orthodox and Catholic positions

    Seven Ecumenical Councils

    1. Canons of the seven ecumenical councils from the Rudder trans. by D. Cummings, 1957, with intro by Archbishop Peter LHuillier
    2. Holy Church Canon

    Liturgical Resources

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