Orthodox Education Resources for
September 14:

Children's Books:

about the Exaltation of the Cross

  • The Illustrated Synaxarion of the Orthodox Church (compiled by Antonios Markou; published by "St. Symeon the Translator's" Centre for Hagiographical Studies)

  • The Great Collection of the Lives of the Saints (written by St. Demetrius of Rostov, published by Chrysostom Press)

  • Victor Constantinus, Maximus Augustus: The Life of St. Constantine and His Mother, Saint Helena (written by Euphemia Briere, published by St. Nectarios Press)

  • Feasts of the Orthodox Church (Anna Larsen Books)

  • My Book of Church Feasts (Potamitis Publishing)

  • My Synaxarion - September (Potamitis Publishing)

  • The Twelve Great Feast Days for Young People (written by L. Puhalo, published by Synaxis Press)

More Stories & Resources about the Cross:

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  • A Child’s Paradise of Saints (written by Nun Nectaria McLees, published by Christ the Savior Brotherhood, 2000) - [Sts. Constantine & Helen]

  • My Warrior Saints: Illustrated Synaxarion for Children [hard cover book and cd] (written and illustrated by Dionysios & Elge-Ekaterine Potamitis, published by Potamitis Publishing) - [stories of Sts. Constantine, Eustathios, and Procopius, who all had a vision of the Cross]

  • Potamitis Paterikon for Kids (#39): Saint Helen and the Finding of the Holy Cross (Sept. 14 & May 21)

  • My Synaxarion - May (Potamitis Publishing) - [Ss. Constantine & Helen]

  • My Warrior Saints [coloring book] (Potamitis Publishing) - [stories of Sts. Constantine, Eustathios, and Procopius, who all had a vision of the Cross]

Scripture Readings:

Hymnography:

Online Resources:

Audios:

Constantine Zalalas: Contemporary Miracles of the Precious Cross, the account of Fr. Stavros Tsangarakis of Crete

The following is the incredible account of Fr. Stavros Tsangarakis from Rethymno, Crete who is the protector of a most precious treasure of Orthodoxy: a piece of the Precious True Cross of Christ which works endless miracles for the faithful. This is a very brief summary of the amazing account of the Cross and Fr. Stavros who was resurrected from the dead as a child by this piece of the Precious True Cross of Christ. The account is recorded by Constantine Zalalas.

Fr. Peter Heers: The Annual Visit of the Holy Cross

Podcast #5 from Postcards from Greece


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Illustrated Synaxarion:

The Illustrated Synaxarion of the Orthodox Church was compiled by Antonios Markou, (MA Ph); "St. Symeon the Translator's" Centre for Hagiographical Studies, Athens, Greece.

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The Illustrated Synaxarion of the Orthodox Church was compiled by Antonios Markou, (MA Ph); "St. Symeon the Translator's" Centre for Hagiographical Studies, Athens, Greece. The 1st edition was published in Greek in 2002, and the 2nd edition was published in English in 2004, in Athens, Greece. This publication is no longer in print. If it is reprinted by the copyright holder, all images and pdfs from The Illustrated Synaxarion of the Orthodox Church will be removed from this website and will be replaced by a link to purchase the book from the publisher.

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