Christmas Oratorio

Letter #121, 2022, Thursday, December 8: Christmas Oratorio

    Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, 56, a Russian Orthodox bishop and musical composer. One of his musical compositions, Christmas Oratorio, is being performed tonight in the most prestigious concert hall in all of Hungary, in the capital city, Budapest. And today is the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Hilarion, a highly [...]

Letter #68, 2016: The Passing of a Russian General

December 25, 2016, Sunday -- The Passing of a Russian General Christmas Day 2016 Christmas Day is here. I would like to send my heartfelt Christmas greetings to all of my friends and readers at Christmastime. I would also like to share some sorrowful news. This Christmas day began, as so many now do, with an [...]