We offer here the work of a seminary graduate and ordained reader summarizing the historical basis and canonical responsibilities of the office of Reader. This article first appeared in Russian in Православный Путь for 2005 and was subsequently featured in Orthodox Life Vol. 62.1.
by Priest David Starr. A guide for encouraging true metanoia that "bear[s] fruits worthy of repentance" (Mt:3:8), based on the path laid out in the Beatitudes.