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Father Robert M. Arida

The Seven Councils - NEW

Ecclesial Freedom and the Psychological Wholeness of the Person

Rector's Reflection 2016

Responce to the Pre-conciliar Document on Marriage and Its Impediments

How to Expand the Mission

Never Changing Gospel; Ever Changing Culture

Ecclesial Existence, Divine Compassion and Human Healing in the Short Stories by Anton Chekhov

Introductory Remarks To Father Georges Florovsky's "Faith and Culture"

Rector's Reflection

Christian Asceticism: The Recovery of Emotions and Feelings

Most Christians Are Not Born By Metropolitan Georges Khodr of Mount Lebanon translated with introduction by Fr. Robert Arida

Reflections on Truth and Freedom in Christ

In Memory of Protopresbyter John Meyendorff

The Rite of Confession

The Church as New Creation

Response to Myself

Gleanings from Father Georges Florovsky’s “On The Substantiation of Logical

Meditation on Sacred Space

The Ascetical Life

On "The Slyness of Reason" by Fr. Georges Florovsky

A Vision for Orthodox Christians In America Interview with Fr. John Meyendorff with an Introduction by Fr. Robert Arida

Theological Education A Commencement Address delivered at St. Herman's Theological Seminary, May 30, 2010

Anton Chekhov: Atheist, Agnostic or Struggling Orthodox Christian?

Another Look at the Solid Iconostasis in the Russian Orthodox Church

Manifestations of "Orthodox" Ecclesiology

The Great Church of Constantinople: History, Architecture and Liturgical Challenges

Worship and the Church

Liturgy and Evangelization

Problems of Orthodoxy in America: A Retrospective of Father Alexander Schmemann's Analysis of Orthodox Spirituality In America

On the Eucharistic Basis of Prayer

Reflections on Ministry and Liturgical Life

On Church

Prayer for the victims of Hurricane Katrina




Archbishop Theodosius' message on Sanctity of Life Sunday

Liturgy and Space An article by Inga Leonova

"Encountering Women of Faith", a new book edited by Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald, has just been published by InterOrthodox Press. Matushka Susan Arida contributed the chapter on Saint Susanna. The book is available in the Holy Cross Seminary bookstore and on Amazon.com

Interview with Bishop Nikon in The Boston Globe

Orthodox Architecture in the New Century An article by Inga Leonova

Man as Homo Adorans An article by Inga Leonova

Ecology and Orthodoxy An article by Inga Leonova

The Iurodivaia Dunia, Fool for Christ An essay by Hugh Olmsted

Play/Download Expression of Love Presentation by Dr. Olga Strakhov


Reflections from the OCANews.com website (reprinted with authors' permission)

February 9, 2006 - Fr. Robert Arida

February 28, 2006 - Fr. Robert Arida

March 14, 2006 - Inga Leonova

May 11, 2006 - Liturgy, Beauty, Deceipt, and Hope - Fr. Robert Arida

June 22, 2006 - What Do We See When We Look In The Mirror? - Inga Leonova

January 25, 2007 - On Evangelization - Alice Carter

March 23, 2009 - Us vs. Them - Inga Leonova

March 28, 2011 - What We Look For - Dave O'Neal


Recommended readings during Great Lent