Russian Orthodox Church and
Skete of the Resurrection of Christ
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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"Council of Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow, February 2016"

 
 

St. Ignatius ~Brianchaninov

 

What could be more beautiful than love for one’s neighbour? To love is holiness-to hate is suffering. All the law and the prophets can be condensed into love for God and for one’s neighbour (Matthew 22:40).

Love for one’s neighbour is a path which leads to love for God: therefore Christ willed to be clothed mysteriously in each of our neighbours, and God in Christ (John 1).

Do not think, most beloved brother, that the commandment to love one’s neighbour was very near to our fallen hearts: the commandment is spiritual, but flesh and blood overpowered our hearts; the commandment is new, but our hearts are old. Our natural love was damaged in the fall; we need to mortify it-Christ orders this-and take holy love towards our neighbour and love in Christ from the Gospel.

The characteristics of the new man must be completely new; no old characteristic suits him. Love that comes from the stirring of the blood and fleshly emotions has no merit in the sight of the Gospel.

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The New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia: Their Significance for People in the West

First of all, the New Martyrs and Confessors are multinational, not merely Russian, or even only East Slav, Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian. Like the Soviet Union, the Russian Empire was multinational. At once there comes to mind the heroic examples of the Royal Martyr Tsarina Alexandra and her sister the Grand Duchess Elizabeth who were Anglo-German by blood and upbringing. They represented the best of the West, but they were brought to Paradise by their faithfulness to Russian Orthodoxy. Then there were Nicholas (Johnson) (+ 1918), who was Anglo-Russian, or St John of Riga, who was Latvian. And there were many, many others of many nationalities, united by only one thing, the Russian Orthodox Faith...

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Weekly Schedule of Services

 Saturday 

  5:30 pm    Vigil

  8:00 pm    Confessions

Sunday  

  8:15 am    Nocturnes, Confessions

  9:00 am    Divine Liturgy

 

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*Please see our most current schedule found in the latest bulletin

*Обновления к расписания служб могут быть найдены в последнем церковном листке

Contact Information

Russian Orthodox Church

and Skete of the Resurrection of Christ

1201 Hathaway Lane, NE

Fridley, MN 55432

 

phone ~ 763.574.1001
email ~ rusmnch@msn.com  


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