Jordanville Readings

A new dai­ly pod­cast from Holy Trin­i­ty Pub­li­ca­tions. Every week­day we’ll bring you a short excerpt from our library.

Jordanville Readings, a podcast from Holy Trinity Publications

On Spruce Island

"For our own good, our own happiness, let us at least give ourselves a promise that from this day, from this hour, from this minute, we will now try to love God most of all and to fulfill His holy will!" - St Herman of Alaska
Jordanville Readings, a podcast from Holy Trinity Publications

Christian Struggle

"It is in one’s personal effort to eradicate evil and to implant good that the essence of Christian struggle or asceticism lies."
Jordanville Readings, a podcast from Holy Trinity Publications

Guarding the Heart, Part 1

"We must more often and in greater measure keep closed the 'windows of the soul,' as the Holy Fathers called our sensory organs: sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch. We need to train ourselves, to force ourselves not to look, not to listen, taste, smell or touch just anything and everything."
Jordanville Readings, a podcast from Holy Trinity Publications

The Christian Understanding of Freedom, Part 1

"The horror of man's predicament lies in the derangement that has afflicted his mind. It seems to him that he is doing everything himself, that he is acting completely independently, but in reality he is doing only the will of his lord, the devil."