Walking The Way With The Saints

By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts; and through it he being dead still speaks.” (Hebrews 11:4)

In the Syriac Orthodox Church, we often seek the intercession of saints. Have you ever wondered what set these men and women apart that, though they have departed, they continue to speak to God on our behalf?

Together, let us learn about the lives of the beloved saints commemorated in the Syriac Orthodox Church.

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St. Stephen, chief of the deacons and the first martyr

In this episode of “Walking The Way with The Saints”, we focus on St. Stephen (?-35/36 A.D.) the illustrious saint, chief of the Deacons, and first ofthe Martyrs. We commemorate him on January 8 according to the Syriac Orthodox Liturgical calendar. Quroyo deacon Yousif Abdul Wahid presents us with his research into this great saint’s lifeContinue reading “St. Stephen, chief of the deacons and the first martyr”

Sts. Behnam & Sarah

Sts. Behnam and Sarah illustrate how a small seed can turn a whole city along with the king of an empire to Christianity. It’s a great example of what the Lord meant when He said: “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but this happened so that the works of God would be displayed in him.” John 9:3

Mor Gregorios of Malankara (Parumala Thirumeni)

In this episode of “Walking The Way with The Saints”, we focus on Mor Gregorios Geevarghese (Parumala Thirumeni), whom we commemorate on November 2 according to the Syriac Orthodox Liturgical calendar. Annie Varghese presents us with her research into the life and impact of this beloved saint of Malankara and how he can inspire us toContinue reading “Mor Gregorios of Malankara (Parumala Thirumeni)”

St. Anastasia

In this episode of our volunteer-driven research project “Walking The Way with The Saints”, we focus on St. Anastasia, whom we commemorate on October 29 according to the Syriac Orthodox Liturgical calendar. Gabriella Allaf presents us with her research into the life of the martyr and how her example of humility and steadfast faith can inspire usContinue reading “St. Anastasia”

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