Voices from Russia

Monday, 28 September 2015

28 September 2015. A Thought from Righteous Elder St Nektary Tikhonov of the Optina Pustyn

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St Nektary blessed Marshal G K Zhukov to serve in the Red Army (Zhukov was a believer). For more on St Nektary, click here.


Saturday, 19 September 2015

19 September 2015. A Thought from Bishop-Confessor St Afanasy Sakharov

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This is unusual as I found TWO Russian demots devoted to this quote. Therefore, I did riffs on both. If you want more intel on St Afanasy, click here.

An aside to a friend:

Along with Professor B A Turaev, Bishop St Afanasy did the research to reinstate the Feast of All Saints Who Shone Forth in the Russian Land… they both also wrote the services for the feast. That’ll add to your storehouse of liturgical tchotchkes


Sunday, 13 September 2015

13 September 2015. A Thought from St Paisy Eznepidis of the Holy Mountain (+1994)

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Friday, 11 September 2015

11 September 2015. A Thought from St Feofan the Recluse

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