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The Role of the Saints in the Orthodox Church

Heores of Our Faith: Vacation Chruch School Program 2010
reivew it to support your children and to renew you understanding of the importrance of the saints in our Church Life.

Lecture on the Role of Saints.


The 4th Faith Seminar in the 2008 Chicago Faith Series was focused on the role of the Saints in the Orthodox Church. In this video you hear Abey George, who is studying at St Tikhons Orthodox Theological Seminary, discusses important concepts as well as common misunderstandings.

References:

A Few Remarks on the Traditional Procedure for the Recognition of Saints in Orthodoxy, by Archimandrite Cyprian.

On the Veneration of the Saints, by Fr. Georges Florovsky.

Is There An Invisible Church?, by Protopresbyter Michael Pomazansky. This is much more an article on the Orthodox teaching concerning the Invisible Church and the Communion of Saints than a defense of the Visible Church.

On the Veneration of the Holy Relics and Remains of the Saints, by Archpriest Vasily Demidov. Orthodox Life, 1980.

The Place of Holy Relics in the Orthodox Church, by the Blessed Father Justin (Popovich) of Chelije

Veneration of the Virgin Mary, by Protopresbyter Michael Polsky.

The Lives of Saints, by George Bedis, PhD at Holy Cross School of Theology

The Orthodox Veneration of the Mother of God, by St. John Maximovitch,
Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco

The Holy Tradition and the Veneration of Mary and other Saints in the Orthodox Church by Very Reverend John Morris

Prayer and the Saints

Saints Titles