The Resurrection of Christ 2015

The Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon on the Great and Holy Pascha 2015 To the Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: It is the day of Resurrection!  Let us be illumined, O ye people!  Pascha!  The Pascha of the Lord from death to life and […]

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“Forgiveness Sunday” by St. Tikhon (Belavin), Patriarch of Moscow

Today is called “Forgiveness Sunday.” It received this name from the pious Orthodox Christian custom at Vespers of asking each other’s forgiveness for discourtesy and disrespect. We do so, since in the forthcoming fast we will approach the sacrament of Penance and ask the Lord to forgive our sins, which forgiveness will be granted us […]