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·         Alfeyev, Bishop Hilarion - The Mystery of Faith 

·         Alfeyev, Bishop Hilarion - St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition - (Google Books - partially here)

·         Andreyev, Ivan M. - Orthodox Apologetic Theology  and here

·         Andreyev, I.M. - On Spiritual Learning

·         The New Russian Martyrs, The Catacomb Saints



·         *Basaroff, Archpriest - The Russian Orthodox Church: A Treatise on Her Origin and Life(1873)(Trans. by Fr. N. Bjering) and HERE

·         Bulgakov, Sergei – Handbook for Church Servers (trans. Fr. Eugene Tarris)




·         *Dabovich, Fr. Sebastian of San Francisco - Preaching in the Russian Church (1899) Or Lectures and Sermons by a Priest of the Holy Orthodox Church




·      *Feofan, Archbishop of Novgorod - Doctrine of the Russian Church Being the Primer or Spelling Book, the Longer and Shorter Catechisms and a Treatise on the Duties of Parish Priests(Trans. by Fr. R.W. Blackmoor)





·         Innocent,(St.) Bishop of Kamchatka, the Kurilian and Aleutian Islands -  Indication of the Way Into the Kingdom of Heaven by  - first written in Aleut in 1833 and HERE




·         Khrapovitsky, Metropolitan Anthony - Confession - A Series of Lectures on the Mystery of Repentance

·         *Kluchevsky, V.O., Late Professor of Russian History at Moscow University - History of Russia Volume Two (1913)(Trans. by C.J. Hogarth)

·         *Kluchevsky, V.O. Late Professor of Russian History in the Moscow University - A History of Russia Volume Three (1913)(Trans. by C.J. Hogarth)

·        Kontzevitch,  I.M. "Optina Monastery and It's Era" in RUSSIAN HERE and Google Translated HERE and HERE

·         Krondstat, St. John of – My Life in Christ




·         Macarius of Optina, Elder – “Letters”

·         On Spiritual Learning

·         Introduction

·         I. Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven

·         II. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted

·         III. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth

·         IV. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled

·         V. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy

·         VI. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God

·         VII. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God

·         VIII. Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness sake: for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven 


·          *Mouravieff, A.N., Chamberlain to His Imperial Majesty, And Under-Procurator of the Most Holy Governing Synod - History of the Church of Russia(1841) - (Trans. by the Rev. R.W. Blackmore, Chaplain in Cronstadt to the Russia Company and B.A. of Merton College, Oxford)





·        Philaret the Confessor, St


“To the Young People of the Church on the Law of God”


·               Table of Contents

·               I.   Conscience and Moral Responsibility

·               II.  The Nature of Sin

·               III. Virtue

·               IV.  God’s Law

·               V.   Freedom of Will

·               VI.  The Christian “I”

·               VII. Humility

·               VIII.Conversion of Sinners

·               IX.  Grace and Salvation

·               X.   Learning and Religion

·               XI.  Emotional Development

·               XII. Emotional Development in Children; And on Christian Hope

·               XIII.The Education and Development of Man’s Will

·               XIV. Strenghening the Will With Work and Vows

·               XV.  The Struggle Against Lust

·               XVI. Other Carnal Problems: Christian Death

·               XVII.Christian Justice

·               XVIII.Falsehood: Christian Charity

·               IXX. Envy: Cursing and Anger

·               XX.  Insolvent Ethical Systems

·               XXI. Christian Love as the Basic Principle of Morality

·               XXII.The Orthodox Family

·               XXIII.Family and Society: Patriotism

·               XXIV.Christian Service: War

·               XXV. Christianity and Communism

·               XXVI.The Unity of Love For God and For Neighbor

·               XXVII.The Christian Obligation to Know God

·               XXVIII.The Necessity of Prayer

·               XXIX.The Model of Christian Prayer

·               XXX. Prayer: Feasts and Fasts


·        *Platon, Patriarch of Moscow - The Present State of the Greek Church in Russia(1814)(Trans. by Robert Pinkerton)


·        *Platon, Patriarch of Moscow - Great Catechism of the Holy, Catholic, Apostolic and Orthodox Church (1867) (Trans. by J.T.S., M.D.)


·         Pomazansky, Protopresbyter Michael - Orthodox Dogmatic Theology


·         *The Trebnik or Book of Needs(1894) (Trans. by G.V. Shann)




·         Rose, Father Seraphim

·         The Place of Blessed Augustine in the Orthodox Church Nihilism: The Root of the Revolution of the Modern Age

·         Genesis, Creation and Early Man, The Orthodox Christian Vision (partial)  





·        Theofan the Recluse, Saint - The Path to Salvation (partial)











Anatoly of Optina, Saint - Instructions


Atanasije, Bishop on the theme of repentance, confession, and fasting –Introduction, ONE, TWO & THREE (trans. By Felix Culpa)

Averky, Archbishop

·         On the Causes of the Russian Catastrophe

·         On the Apostolic Work of Prince St. Vladimir

·         For There Must Also be Heresies Among You

·         True Orthodoxy

·         Paschal Sermon

·         On The Modern World

·    On The Incredibility of Thomas (trans.By Felix Culpa)



Benjamin, Bishop of Saratov and Balashov - (trans. By Felix Culpa)

         How to Preserve the Joy of the Resurrection

         On Humility and Love

         The Power of Christ

         Two Teachers and A Consolation in Our Life

  trans. by 

         Homily on Cheese-fare Sunday

         Another Homily on Cheese-fare Sunday

         Homily on the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy

         Homily on Wednesday of the Second Week of Great Lent

         Homily before Confession - Friday the Second Week of Lent

Brianchaninoff, Saint Ignatius - The Chalice of Christ

Brianchaninov, St. Ignatius – On Practicing the Jesus Prayer

·                     On Reading the Holy Fathers



Gregory, Metropolitan of St. Petersburg(1904)- How Should We Conduct Ourselves in Relation to Other People?


Irkutsk, St. Innocent - When we go to Church


Khrapovitsky, Met. Anthony - The Basis on Which Economy May Be Used in the Reception of Converts

         On Thomas Sunday (trans. By Felix Culpa)

         On the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women (trans. By Felix Culpa)


Krestiankin, Archimandrite John - “On Bright Week” (trans. By Felix Culpa)


Kronid, St. - “Blasphemous Thoughts and Despair” (trans. By Felix Culpa)

Kronstadt, St. John of - The Miraculous and Prophetic Vision of St. John of Kronstadt


Macarius, Metropolitan - Love: The Foundation of Existence in Our World  

Macarius of Optina, Saint - The Letters of Elder Macarius

Maximovitch, Saint John-

     Saints and Feasts

·         On the Feast of All Saints of Russia

·         On The Beginning of the Lenten Fast

·         On the Apostles Peter and Paul

·         On the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

·         On Saint Justin Martyr

·         On The Feast of Saint Vladimir

·         On the Sunday of Orthodoxy (1954) and another HERE

·         On the Exaltation of the Cross and from 1947 HERE

·         On The Day of the Dread Judgment


Instruction in the Orthodox Faith

·         The Orthodox Veneration of Mary the Birthgiver of God

·         On the Word "Orthodox"

·         Why We Call Ourselves "Christian"

·         On the Meaning of the Word "Anathema"

·         About the Typikon

·         On The Glorification of God Pleasers

·         On Holy Water

·         On Life After Death and HERE

·         Orthodox Veneration of the Mother of God

·         Humility and Struggle: The Fundamental Virtues

·         On Iconography

·         On Repentance

·         The Cross, Preserver of the Universe

·         On The Last Judgment

·         A Word to the Youth

·         Who Was Zacchaeus?

·         On the Fall Of Man

·         Watch!

·         What do we Mean by the Word Orthodox?

·         God is Fire

·         What Did Christ Pray About in the Garden of Gethsemane?


Concerning the Russian Diaspora

·         The Foundation of Holy Rus'

·         On The Tsar Martyr (15 years after his martyrdom)

·         On The Tsar Martyr (40 years after his martyrdom)

·         The History of the Russian Church Abroad

·         About the Spiritual and Moral Significance of the Russian Church Abroad

·         The Spiritual Condition of Russians in the Diaspora

·         Will These Human Bones Come to Life?


Mefody, Bishop of Campanie(trans. By Felix Culpa)

         On A Rule For Life

         On The Spiritual Life

         On Thomas Sunday

         On Divisions

         On the Sunday of the Paralytic”


Mitrophan, Bishop of Boston - “Rejoice in the Lord Always” (trans. By Felix Culpa)



Nikon, Igumen Letters of… - Letters to spiritual Children (in 14 parts) trans. by 


Pavlov, Archimandrite Kirill - “On Patience” (delivered on the Sunday of the Paralytic)(trans. By Felix Culpa)


Philaret, Met. Of New York  His Way

·         Sermon on the Sunday of Saint John of the Ladder

·         The Sorrowful Epistles (with supplementary letters) -- written between 1965 and 1975

·         How to Live According to the Faith

·         On the Sunday of St. John of the Ladder 

·         The Emotional Development of Children and on Christian Hope

·         The Spiritual Testament of Metropolitan Philaret of Eastern America and New York (found in his typewriter after his blessed repose) (trans. By Felix Culpa)

·         On the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women (trans. By Felix Culpa)

·         On Mid-Pentecost (trans. By Felix Culpa)


Pomazansky, Protopresbyter Michael – On the Purpose of the Orthodox Parish






Theofan the Recluse, St.  Three Powers of the Soul and Their Curative Exercises

·         How to Learn to Love the Lord


Tikhon, Our Holy Father of Zadonsk 

·         Recognizing Misfortune or Trouble Leads One to Seek Deliverance


Troitsky, New Hieromartyr Hilarion

·         Christianity and Socialism

(trans. By Felix Culpa)

 A Pascha of Incorruption

  “Holy Scripture, the Church, and Scholarship” parts I and II and III and IV




Voino-Yasenetskii, St. Luke Archbishop of Simferopol, Homilies of… trans. by 

·         Vorobiev, Fr. Mikhail - “The Symbolism of Traditional Russian Paschal Foods” (trans. By Felix Culpa)

·         Voznesensky, Metropolitan Philaret of Blessed Repose - Modesty and Will








Children and Prayer - Translated by Mary Mansur


An interview of Dr. Aleksei Ivanovich Sidorov with the Hieromonk Adrian (Pashin) [March 30, 2009] Part ONE   TWO(trans. By Felix Culpa)










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