Seek good and give your attention and your heart to it Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 - Historical MuseumChristmas is coming! At this time of the year more than ever we feel our souls full of warmth, love and kindness. People are different at Christmas - they are positively charged, their thoughts are festive, people are more tolerant and peaceful.
In our lives every day we come across pain, temptation, the search for a better way. The people we encounter are often unreasonable, self-centered and illogical. This makes us lose our faith, to succumb to weakness. But you must not! In our search for better life we can not do without faith, even when we think we're lost in the world. "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you." is said in the Gospel of St. Matthew ...
In the week before Christmas the Orthodox Church, while eagerly waiting for the Young Lord to be born, honors the holidays of five remarkable Christian martyrs.
December 20 - St.Ignatius of Antioch
December 22 - St. Anastasia the Pharmakolytria (Anastasia of Sirmium)
December 24 - St. Eugenia of Rome
December 25 - Christmas
December 27 - Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen