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Treasures of Orthodoxy

Treasures of Orthodoxy is a series of pamphlets written for the non-Orthodox, especially those who are considering becoming members of the Orthodox Church and who wish to deepen their appreciation of her faith, worship and traditions. The pamphlets are authored by Fr. Thomas Fitzgerald, a faculty member of Hellenic College-Holy Cross School of Theology. The pamphlet titles are listed below:

The Orthodox Church: An Introduction
House of God
The Holy Eucharist
The Sacraments
Special Services and Blessings
Teachings of the Orthodox Church
The Church


Other articles and writings:

The Calendar of the Orthodox Church
Lewis Patsavos, Ph.D.

The Sacrament of Confession
Fr. Peter Orfanakos

The Sacrament of the Holy Priesthood (Ordination)
Fr. Peter Orfanakos

And Then They Will Fast
Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver

Dating Pascha in the Orthodox Church
Dr. Lewis J. Patsavos

Holy Week Meditation and Study Guide
Fr. Andrew Demotses

On Fasting
Metropolitan Maximos

The Saints of the Orthodox Church
George Bebis, Ph.D.

Tradition in the Orthodox Church
George S. Bebis PH.D.

The Icon Controversy in the Early Church
Fr. Peter Orfanakos

Why Orthodox Christians Are Not Cremated
Fr. John Touloumes

On The Protection of the Natural Environment
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I

Daily Prayer
Fr. Peter Orfanakos