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A Primer of Spiritual Life »

October 28th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Topic of the Week:  A Primer of Spiritual Life “Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, most of us are far from even beginning to fulfill these precepts… nevertheless accept from me, sinful Aleksander,  this Primer of Spiritual Life.” What follows are some excerpts from the Primer of Spiritual Life, by Father Aleksander Orlov of Omsk. The entire Primer was recently published here Sept […]

Is God Really Indifferent to Our Suffering? »

October 20th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Topic of the Week: Is God Really Indifferent to Our Suffering? “Since my teens I had been familiar with the common atheist argument that God either does not exist or He must be utterly indifferent to our suffering and therefore not good…” “The sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be […]

An Impression of God »

October 11th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification TOPIC OF THE WEEK: An Impression of God “If a person wants to get an idea about the pyramids of Egypt, he must either trust those who have been in immediate proximity to the pyramids, or he must get next to them himself. There is no third option. In the same way a person can get an impression of God: He […]

The Present Time »

October 4th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Topic of the Week – The Present Time “Let us take care because the devil tries to steal from us one of the biggest gifts which we have from God: our present. He pushes us into the future with worries, plans and prophecies or throws us back into the past with memories, sentimentalism, sorrows and over-analysis. We must pray and have the necessary stillness and awareness in order […]

Perfecting Our Lives »

September 25th, 2020

SSCORRE! Saint Sophia Cathedral Online Resources for our Religious Edification Topic of the Week – Perfecting Our Lives “….this being the liturgical new year, the month that we reset our goals, spiritually, for ourselves, for our family, and it’s very important that this concept of this being the new time, be a real part of our lives…. Now is the time to set our hearts and our minds towards new goals, regaining whatever we have to regain […]