OUR FAITH

(A series of articles written in 1996 by Rev. Thomas Fitzgerald)

INTRODUCTION -
Introduces the non-Orthodox to Orthodox Christianity.

HOUSE OF GOD -
Describes the interior of the church building.

WORSHIP -
Discusses the form and characteristics of Orthodox worship.

LITURGY -
Describes the meaning and celebration of the Eucharist.

SACRAMENTS -
Describes the meaning and importance of liturgical life.

SPECIAL SERVICES AND BLESSINGS -
Describes the non-sacramental services which contribute to spiritual life.

TEACHINGS -
Outlines the salient points of doctrine and basic credal affirmations.

SPIRITUALITY -
Discusses the meaning of theosis as the goal of Christian life.

HISTORY -
Sketches the great epochs of Orthodoxy.

THE CHURCH -
Outlines the procedure for becoming a member of the Orthodox Church.

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, http://www.goarch.org/ourfaith/ourfaith7052.