How to become an Orthodox Christian (Part 2)

Your entrance into the Church will culminate with the service of Baptism and/or Chrismation and receiving the Holy Eucharist. Baptism As commanded by our Lord Himself, we receive baptism, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28: 19-20) If you are not already baptized you will … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε How to become an Orthodox Christian (Part 2).

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How to become an Orthodox Christian (Part 1)

So, you’re exploring the idea of joining the Orthodox Church? Relax! It is a joyful and well worn path, with many souls who have made this journey before you, and many more will come after you. Therefore, let’s start with the basics. Step One: Conversion to Christ St. Paul himself tells us what this Gospel … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε How to become an Orthodox Christian (Part 1).

Former Taliban from Afghanistan Baptized at Mount Athos

Ahmed was born and raised in a village in Afghanistan in the middle of war. His childhood memories are dust, poverty, and compulsory Islamic education in the sacred writings and war. “I do not remember anymore who fought whom, however there was constant warfare.” For years he worked for the Taliban doing various things. He … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Former Taliban from Afghanistan Baptized at Mount Athos.