A continuing ministry attached to our Ukrainian Orthodox Church which works to aid the ongoing problems in Ukraine stemming from the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl many years ago. Locally we donate all the money from prosphora to CCRDF.
Project Mexico and St Innocent Orphanage are ministries of hope for orphaned boys and homeless families. Like Habitat, the Project builds small homes for people in Mexico. A good cause, sponsored across the American Orthodox jurisdictions.
Not in New Mexico but the closest monastery (women's) to Las Cruces, located in Safford AZ. Fr Dorotheos is the priest to the monastic community and spiritual guide; Abbess Michaila is much in demand as a counselor.
Stavropygial monastery of the OCA in Cambridge Springs NY. New Skete is famous for its German Shepherd breeding and dog training programs, with books and DVDs. Also produce cheesecake and other culinary products. Wonderful retreat setting!
This is an extraordinary journal of Orthodoxy. The editors explore little-known areas of the Orthodox world and culture. Each issue of this quarterly is devoted to a single theme. A great read. Continued thanks to Dr. Valeria Sajez of Lafayette College and St Nicholas, Bethlehem, who introduced me to this journal.
With the Blessing of Hieromonk Damascene of St Herman Monastery, Platina CA, a group of young people from St Barnabas Church, Costa Mesa CA, revived this journal originally founded by Fr Seraphim Rose as a "zine" to reach folks on the street. Check it out.
Developing enterprise from good friends Nancy and Michael Sayre of Emmaus PA. Michael, long-time graphic designer and artist, and Nancy, creative student of theology, join forces to produce beautiful icon cards. Great for thank you notes, attachment to gifts, and so forth.
Marianna Friesel's small book, augmented with assistance from a number of people, explains the faith in direct terms for anyone who is seeking. An excellent beginner's guide especially for Protestants or Roman Catholics.