HOLY VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
USA OF MY HEART
The Role of the Virgin Mary in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Frederica Mathewes-Green, Maryland, USA
Welcome to the Orthodox Church! Join Frederica Mathewes-Green, in this video series, on a journey into the Eastern Orthodox Church. Learn about Orthodox teachings and dogma, Orthodox architecture and terminology, and what it means to live an Orthodox life.
In this video, “What Do You Mean ‘Pray to the Saints?’,” Frederica explains that the English word “pray” in this sentence is a little misleading. So, what does it mean to pray to the Saints and what does the Orthodox Church practice? Watch to find out!
These videos are based off of Frederica’s new book, “Welcome to the Orthodox Church.”
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Special thanks to Evan Brown for all his work on set.
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AMERICA OF MY HEART
Saint New Martyr Jose Munoz-Cortez
from Chile & Canada who martyred in Athens, Greece (+1997)
& the miracle Hawaii’s Icon of Holy Virgin Mary
Grave of St Martyr Jose (Joseph) Muñoz-Cortes
in Holy Trinity cemetery, Jordanville, N. York, USA
SAINTS OF MY HEART
Saint Jose (Joseph) Muñoz-Cortes (13 May 1948, Santiago, Chile – 30/31 October 1997, Athens, Greece) was an Orthodox man, the keeper of the Iveron Icon of Montreal (Hawaii’s miracle Icon).
Jose was born in Chile into a pious Roman Catholic family of Spanish descent. He was a boy of twelve when he became acquainted with Archbishop Leontius (Filippovich) and under his influence José was baptized into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia two years later, with his mother’s consent.
A talented artist, he secured a job teaching art at the University of Montreal, and began studying iconography. In the summer of 1982, Brother Joseph went Continue reading “Saint New Martyr Jose Munoz-Cortez from Chile & Canada who martyred in Athens, Greece (+1997) & the miracle Hawaii’s Icon of Holy Virgin Mary”