Conclusion of a Homily on Death – Saint Ignaty Brianchaninov, Bishop of Caucasus & Black Sea, Russia (+1867)

http://faithbookorthodoxy.wordpress.com FAITHBOOK – ORTHODOXY Conclusion of a Homily on Death Saint Ignaty Brianchaninov, Bishop of Caucasus & Black Sea, Russia (+1867) Let us arouse in ourselves the remembrance of death by visiting cemeteries, visiting the sick, being present at the death and burial of our close ones, by frequently examining and renewing in our memories…

Father Nikolai Ono, Japan: A Monk from a Samurai Family

http://japanofmyheart.wordpress.com JAPAN OF MY HEART  Father Nikolai Ono A Monk from a Samurai Family Source: http://www.pravoslavie.ru http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/69243.htm ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY Hierodeacon Nikolai Ono comes from an old family of priests of the Japanese Orthodox Church. His great-great grandfather’s name—Priest John Ono—is often mentioned in the diaries of St. [1] Nicholas of Japan. We talk with Fr….