About Orthodoxy

What is the Orthodox Church?

The Orthodox Church is the one Church founded by Jesus Christ and his apostles, begun at the day of Pentecost with the descent of the Holy Spirit in the year 33 A.D. It is also known (especially in the contemporary West) as the Eastern Orthodox Church…

Please see the links below to the Orthodox Church in America‘s (OCA) website to learn more about the Orthodox Faith, for daily Scripture readings, Questions and Answers, and much more.

Information on the Feast and Saints of the Orthodox Church
This refers you to the OCA’s online library of icons, saints lives and liturgical commemorations for every day of the year. Click here.
Daily Scripture Readings
Read today’s Epistle and Gospel reading here on the OCA’s website.
The Orthodox Faith – By Fr. Thomas Hopko
The series of books ‘The Orthodox Faith’ written by Fr. Thomas Hopko provides a complete overview and information on the faith and life in the Orthodox Church. Read the online format here or purchase the books in our bookstore.
Your Questions Answered Here
Fr. John Matusiak answers questions about Orthodoxy and the OCA on OCA’s website. You can read them here as well as ask your own questions, he will be happy to answer them!
Recommended Reading
Here you will find a list of recommended Orthodox Christian books. Some of these may be available in our bookstore, or you may purchase them online here.
Common Prayer
Here is a selection of Orthodox prayers available on the OCA’s website.