• on February 5, 2020

New Acquisitions

We’d like to announce that a shipment of new items has just arrived in our bookstore.

Check out some of the items below!


The Good Samaritan: A Children’s Catechism COMING SOON

By V. Rev. Michael Shanbour

“The Good Samaritan is a first-of-its-kind catechism written specifically for young people (ages 6-12) to communicate the unchanging truths of the Orthodox Faith in the most accessible and engaging way. This beautifully illustrated, hard cover catechism (111 pages) follows the patristic model of sin as illness, Christ as the Medicine and the Church as the Hospital for the healing of the soul.

The introduction and thirteen interrelated chapters form a perfect kid-friendly catechism for use with priests, Sunday school teachers, and parents. Chapters can be taken in one-at-a-time, as brief lessons or as bedtime story reading. It may also be used as part of a homeschooling curriculum.

In the catechism we are taken from life in Paradise (Lesson 1), through the Fall of Adam (Lesson 2) and the reality of sin (Lesson 3), and into life and redemption through Jesus Christ (Lesson 4). In The Church (Lesson 5) we then encounter Holy Tradition (Lesson 6), the dynamic “river” that runs through the midst of the Church and provides the living water for thirsty souls. The treasure of Holy Tradition then presents the Holy Mysteries of the Priesthood (Lesson 7), the Eucharist (Lesson 8), and Baptism (Lesson 9), along with Repentance and Confession (Lesson 10), all of which are essential for the health and salvation of our souls. Finally, Prayer (Lesson 11), Fasting (Lesson 12) and Almsgiving (Lesson 13) are shown to be the indispensable means of union with God and as lifegiving manifestations of faith, hope, and love.”


The Law of God for Children

By Galina Kalinina

“This book is designed to introduce children to the foundations of the Orthodox faith in a simple and accessible format and to help them understand the most important truths of the Gospel: love for God and our neighbor, mercy, compassion, and hope. Children who grow up in this modern world often have serious and pressing questions that adults sometimes find difficult to answer. Our book will try to help.

Based on the classic Orthodox catechetical work “The Law of God,” this book is ideal for parents teaching their children, for Sunday school classes, for homeschool co-ops and for children to read to themselves. We’re also pleased to have the original illustrations of artist Victor Domin!

Suitable for ages 7+ with parental guidance and for 12+ with self study.”


Bless Us, O Lord (A Prayer Book for Children), Volumes 1-3

Ages Kindergarten through 3rd grade, 24 Pages, Softcover
Illustrated paperback booklet that teaches the simplest of prayers for young people.

Ages Kindergarten through 5th grade, 24 Pages, Softcover
Illustrated paperback booklet that teaches the Lord’s Prayer and the Creed.

Illustrated paperback booklet of Morning, Evening and Meal prayers for children to learn and use.”


The Holy Angels

By Mother Alexandra

“First published in 1981 and long out of print, The Holy Angels has yet to be surpassed as a comprehensive and comprehensible account of the nature of the angels and their role in our salvation. In layperson’s terms, Mother Alexandra presents the essence of everything the Church has to teach us about the angels, beginning with the Old Testament, continuing through the New Testament, and concluding with the Tradition of the Church as expressed in her theology, hymnography, and iconography. For those who long to become better acquainted with these holy servants of God and to understand their role in our lives, this book is a great place to start.”


Vintage Design Cross Ornament

“This cross is crafted from poly resin and offers a stunning detailed design. Lovingly hand painted in an antique ivory finish, it features a matte gold filigree pattern that adds an ornate and luxurious touch. A single clear rhinestone adorns the middle.

Measuring 4 ¼” long x 3 ½” wide

Each has an ivory satin ribbon tied at its top for easy and stylish hanging. It comes nestled in satin inside a textured gift box with a clear acetate display top, wrapped and tied with a metallic elastic cord”

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