OrthodoxChristianity.net
October 31, 2014, 07:24:26 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Reminder: No political discussions in the public fora.  If you do not have access to the private Politics Forum, please send a PM to Fr. George.
 
   Home   Help Calendar Contact Treasury Tags Login Register  
Pages: 1   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: My prayer life  (Read 247 times) Average Rating: 0
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
wayseer
Disciple
Member
***
Offline Offline

Faith: No longer Anglican
Posts: 103


- a student


« on: May 13, 2012, 12:04:43 AM »

I live a rather long way from the nearest Orthodox Church which entails a round trip of of over 500 kilometers.  The result is that I have no contact with any other Orthodox on a regular basis other then via the web. And although I have not be admitted to the Orthodox Church I sense this process will being in ernest in the not too distant future.

However, I do have a library collection which now includes the Orthodox Study Bible, a Lectionary from St Andrew's Theological College in Sydney, a prayer book by Bishop Kallistos Ware, Praying with the Orthodox Tradition and a double CD of the Divine Liturgy by Saint John Chrysostom in English complied by Cappella Romana which I chant along with.

I'm wondering if anyone has any other suggestions.

Lord have Mercy.

   
Logged

Not all those who wander are lost.
Maria
Orthodox Christian
Warned
Merarches
***********
Offline Offline

Posts: 10,304


O most Holy Theotokos, save us.


« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2012, 12:40:03 AM »

Howdy. Good to see you here.

I have been reading the life of St. Nectarios of Pentapolis. There are two excellent biographies on him.





 
« Last Edit: May 13, 2012, 12:40:44 AM by Maria » Logged

Glory to Jesus Christ!
Glory to Him forever!
Luckster
Double Dipper
Member
***
Offline Offline

Faith: Orthodox
Jurisdiction: GOA
Posts: 140



« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2012, 07:21:48 PM »

Ouch, that's quite a trek. Growing up, the nearest Orthodox Church was two hours away, so that meant getting up very early, but we only attended twice a month because of that. My recommendation about that would be try to spend a weekend up in that town once a month and the weekend during Pascha. As one priest told me, "A good prayer life is terrific, but you'll still need the Sacraments."
Logged
Tags:
Pages: 1   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.04 seconds with 29 queries.