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  • Heaven Meets Earth: Celebrating Pascha and the Twelve Feasts by John Kosmas Skinas

    Heaven Meets Earth:
    Celebrating Pascha and the Twelve Feasts
    by John Kosmas Skinas

    Enhance your family’s celebration of the Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church with this beautifully designed book. Illustrated with icons and more, the book brings alive each of the Twelve Great Feasts (plus Pascha, the Feast of Feasts) with hymns, traditions, Old and New Testament scriptures, explanations of the festal icon, and quotes from the Fathers. Journey through the liturgical calendar year after year, deepening your faith one feast at a time.

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  • The Path to Salvation: A Concise Outline of Christian Ascesis by St. Theophan the Recluse

    The Path to Salvation: A Concise Outline of Christian Ascesis
    by St. Theophan the Recluse

    NEW EDITION!

    This new edition of St. Theophan’s classic spiritual text is enhanced with a larger format, a full-color icon of the saint, and colorful pages throughout the book. Also included is a complementary matching bookmark. The soft cover includes inner flaps and the inner pages of the book are securely stitched and glued.

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  • The Lenten Triodion translated from the Original Greek by Mother Mary and Archimandrite Kallistos Ware

    The Lenten Triodion
    translated from the Original Greek by Mother Mary and Archimandrite Kallistos Ware

    Contains an excellent English translation of the variable hymns for the services of the pre-Lenten and Lenten services in the Orthodox Church. Bisop Kallistos Ware’s introduction, “The Meaning of the Great Fast” is probably the finest brief explanation of the Orthodox experience of Lent and the principles of the Lenten fast available.

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  • Meditations for Great Lent: Reflections on the Triodion by Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou

    Meditations for Great Lent: Reflections on the Triodion
    by Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou

    The Lenten Triodion exhorts us, “Let us observe a fast acceptable and pleasing to the Lord.” Using hymns from the Triodion and the Scripture readings appointed for the season, Meditations for Great Lent shows us how to make our fast acceptable. Keep this gem of a book with you to inspire you for the Fast and to dip into for encouragement as you pursue your Lenten journey.

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  • The Synaxarion of the Lenten Triodion and Pentecostarion

    The Synaxarion of the Lenten Triodion and Pentecostarion
    edited by Fr. David Kidd and Mother Gabriella

    This book is an explanation of the feasts in The Synaxarion of the Lenten Triodion and Pentecostarion. It begins with the Sunday of Zacchaeus and runs through Pentecost to the last Sunday of the Pentecostarion-Sunday of All Saints. A synaxarion is a short account of the life of the saint or a commentary on the feast being celebrated. An abridged sermon of the Holy Fathers is included with each day, providing an excellent aid for spiritual growth and a wealth of information for homilies and study groups.

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  • The Ladder of Divine Ascent by St. John Climacus

    The Ladder of Divine Ascent
    by St. John Climacus

    St. John Climacus, sixth century Abbot of Sinai, compared the spiritual life to a ladder of thirty steps, and explained in detail the challenges presented by each of these steps. This spiritual classic has brought inspiration and edification to every generation since that time, and has been treasured by both monastics and laymen. This edition includes a full color frontispiece of an icon of the Spiritual Ladder, from Mount Sinai.

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  • Thirty Steps to Heaven: The Ladder of Divine Ascent for All Walks of Life, by Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou

    Thirty Steps to Heaven: The Ladder of Divine Ascent for All Walks of Life
    by Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou

    Many laypeople have attempted to read the great spiritual classic, The Ladder of Divine Ascent, but have been frustrated in attempting to apply the lessons of this monastic text to their everyday lives in the world. In Thirty Steps, Archimandrite Vassilios interprets the Ladder for the ordinary Christian without sacrificing any of its beauty and power. Now you too can learn to ascend closer to God with each passing day.

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  • Fasting as a Family: Planning and Preparing Delicious Lenten Meals

    Fasting as a Family: Planning and Preparing Delicious Lenten Meals
    by Melissa Naasko

    Does every fasting day or season find you scanning your pantry shelves in a panic, wondering what in the world to cook for dinner? Help is on the way! Melissa Naasko, food blogger and mother of 11, will walk you through the process of stocking your Lenten pantry, planning meals, providing for tight budgets and dietary restrictions, and cooking easy, delicious, and varied fast-appropriate meals that both kids and adults will love.

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  • The Festive Fast: A Guide to Olive Oil & Vegetarian Cuisine by Marigoula Kokkinou & Georgia S. Kofinas

    The Festive Fast: A Guide to Olive Oil & Vegetarian Cuisine
    by Marigoula Kokkinou & Georgia S. Kofinas

    This cookbook offers large selection of Lenten favorites. It contains color pictures throughout its 347 pages. The hard cover and spiral binding make it great for use in the kitchen. The book is 9 1/2" x 6 1/2".

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  • Season of Repentance: Lenten Homilies of Saint John of Kronstadt by St. John of Kronstadt

    Season of Repentance: Lenten Homilies of Saint John of Kronstadt
    by St. John of Kronstadt

    This is the first new material by this great pre-revolutionary Russian pastor and miracle-worker to appear in English since My Life in Christ in 1897. The sermons are an exhortation to repentance; that is, a reorientation of our life away from everything that is superfluous and a turning toward God as our Creator and Lord. They bring us ultimately to Holy Friday and to the foot of the Cross of Christ.

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  • The Lenten Spring by Thomas Hopko

    The Lenten Spring
    by Thomas Hopko

    The Church welcomes the Lenten spring with a spirit of exultation...with the enthusiasm of a child... The tone of the church services is one of brightness and light.

    Thus the author begins the first of forty meditations on Great Lent, casting out the gloom and darkness with which many Christians approach this holy season and revealing, in a simple, clear and beautiful manner, its true meaning.

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  • Great Lent: Journey to Pascha by Alexander Schmemann

    Great Lent: Journey to Pascha
    by Alexander Schmemann

    This revised edition of Father Alexander Schmemann’s Lenten classic examines the meaning of Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, the Prayer of St Ephraim the Syrian, the Canon of St Andrew of Crete and other neglected or misunderstood treasures of Lenten worship. Schmemann draws on the Church’s sacramental and liturgical tradition to suggest the meaning of “Lent in our life.”

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  • On the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ by St. Philaret of Chernigov

    On the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ
    by St. Philaret of Chernigov

    This is a grace-filled aid in the contemplation the the Passion of Our Lord. Originally preached in Russian churches during Great Lent, these sixty inspired sermons are permeated with a spirit of sincere love for Christ and awe before His sacrifice for mankind. Chronologically tracing the period of the last four days of the Savior’s earthly life, they trace every aspect of His Passion, providing Christians with fertile material for soul-benefiting meditation.

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  • Holy Fire: The Miracle of Holy Saturday at the Tomb of Christ, by Haris Skarlakidis

    Holy Fire: The Miracle of Holy Saturday at the Tomb of Christ

    The descent of the Holy Fire at the Tomb of Christ every Holy Saturday is the only miraculous event in human history which has taken place each year on the same day for more than one thousand years. Covering a period of eight centuries, from the 9th to the 16th century, this book assembles historical accounts of the celebrated event.

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  • Lenten Music

    Lenten Music

    Inspire your soul through the music of this season.

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  • A Little Corner of Paradise: The Life and Teachings of Elder Paisius of Sihla

    A Little Corner of Paradise: The Life and Teachings of Elder Paisius of Sihla
    by Archimandrite Ioanichie Balan

    “Prayer is not a theory that one learns in school. The prayer of the heart, that is, prayer made with the awareness of the heart, is a gift of the Holy Spirit…. Whoever loves God with his whole soul, with all his strength and all his heart, will be endowed with the gift of prayer of the heart and the gift of holy tears.”  — Elder Paisius

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  • On Earth We’re Just Learning How to Live

    On Earth We’re Just Learning How to Live
    by Archpriest Valentin Biryukov

    This heartfelt and moving memoir has become quite popular in Russia since its publication there in 2004. In it, the Russian archpriest Fr. Valentin Biryukov endeavors to pass on the spiritual wisdom of his extensive life experience.

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  • The Watchful Mind: Teachings on the Prayer of the Heart

    The Watchful Mind: Teachings on the Prayer of the Heart
    by A Monk of Mount Athos

    This profound book written in 1851 and preserved in the library of our Sacred Monastery of Saint Xenophon represents the fruit of holy and spiritual revelations, painful struggles, and divine experiences and ascents of this humble, unknown ascetic of the Holy Mountain.  —Very Rev. Archimandrite Alexios, Abbot of St Xenophon, Mount Athos

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  • Three Bar Wall Cross

    40% Off this beautiful three bar wall cross!

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  • ICXC Bracelet

    ICXC Bracelet

    • swarovski crystals & 100% sterling silver elements
    • 7" long with toggle clasp
    • black leatherette box
    • available in all birthstone colors

    Witness for Jesus Christ with this beautiful Greek ICXC bracelet. It is made to remind us of the love and mercy of Him throughout the day.

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A Few Selected Orthodox Lenten Items

Lenten
Music for the Lenten Season
Music
Lenten
Icons for the Lenten Season
Icons
Lenten
Lenten Books
Books

Meditations for Great Lent: Reflections on the Triodion
Meditations
for Great Lent:
Reflections on the Triodion

by Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou

The Ladder of Divine Ascent
by St. John Climacus

Great Lent:
Journey to Pascha

by Fr. Alexander Schmemann

Spiritual Reflections