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Do You Know the Four Great Doctors of the Eastern Church?

The Catholic Church gives the title of ‘Doctor of the Church’ to a few select saints. Today, the Church recognizes 36 saints saints as doctors. The witness of their lives and the depth of their writings are beautifully important to the life of the Church and her doctrine. Among the saints called doctors, some played …

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5 Ways To Learn More About Byzantines and Eastern Orthodoxy

We’re often called “Christianity’s best kept secret.”  Ask your average Western Christian of any denomination what they know about the Eastern Churches and they’re quite likely to say that they didn’t even know the Eastern Churches existed! Many Catholics want to learn more about their brothers and sisters in the Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic …

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The Christmas Experience Every Byzantine Understands

It’s  no secret that we do things a bit differently in the East. Our churches look (and smell) different, our hymns sound different, and our liturgical calendar has feast days that don’t even occur in the West. It only follows that our Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany traditions should differ too. Here’s how the Byzantines deck …

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Reactions Every Eastern Orthodox Convert Has When Joining the Catholic Church

So many to choose from, but here’s the most common things each Eastern Orthodox convert has, and their apt reactions. Enjoy:   When you attend your first Mass and everyone else is kneeling after receiving Getting used to receiving Communion the Western way Getting used to receiving the Host without the Wine You, at you …

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