Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 10/ March 2020

Man's Ethos Of Freedom St. Cyril of Jerusalem instructed his catechumens at one point as follows: “True religion consists of these two elements: pious doctrines and virtuous actions. Neither does God accept doctrines apart from good works, nor are works, when divorced from godly doctrine, accepted by God. What does it profit a man to … Continue reading Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 10/ March 2020

Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 9/-Jan 2020

THE DIVINE ECONOMY The liturgical Calendar Year of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is divided into six periods: From Koodos Etho Sunday to YeldoFrom Yeldo (Birth) to KothineFrom Kothine (water made into wine) Sunday to KymthaFrom Kymtha (Resurrection) Sunday to PentecostFrom Pentecost to SleebaFrom Sleeba (Feast of the Cross) to Koodos Etho As a remembrance … Continue reading Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 9/-Jan 2020

Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 5/Dec 2018-Jan 2019

Falling in Love There’s a feeling we all get when a gorgeous stranger passes by or pops up on the Instagram. Friends say it’s a coincidence, but you swear its fate. It's as if, in that instant, the heavens have opened up, shone down a light and whispered to you, “That’s the one.” We’ve all … Continue reading Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 5/Dec 2018-Jan 2019

Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 4/Oct-Nov 2018

DISCOVERING THE REAL YOU: OUR NATURE AND ITS HIDDEN TREASURES Creation was not a necessary or spontaneous effect of God’s nature as many scientific or philosophical studies may indicate. In accordance to Orthodox Church’s understanding, it is a free act of divine will that brought into existence beings radically different from God. Created beings are … Continue reading Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 4/Oct-Nov 2018

Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 3/Aug-Sep 2018

COMFORTABLE CHRISTIANITY! – IS IT THE NARROW WAY? Today’s society is showing signs of deterioration of traditional culture; of noble values being replaced by materialistic ones. In such a decay, we are generally getting to observe many of our contemporaries speaking of “progress”, and of overcoming evil and war, and of future societies of peace … Continue reading Orthodox Study Journal~~Youth Issue 3/Aug-Sep 2018