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When Human Life Begins

From The American College of Pediatricians – March 2017 ABSTRACT: The predominance of human biological research confirms that human life begins at conception—fertilization.  At fertilization, the human being emerges as a whole, genetically distinct, individuated...

October 19, 2019
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On Sufferings

“Sufferings for God and for His sake are more precious to God than any prayer or offering; and the smell of their sweat is better than any incense” —St. Isaac of Syria “They that sow...

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Fasting is an integral part of Orthodox worship, which is truly not complete without it. A strict fasts consists of eating less and abstaining from all animal products (meat, fish, dairy), alcoholic beverages and olive...