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Source: Orthodox Christianity Wyoming, Michigan, April 12, 2019 Exaltation Press, a new Orthodox publishing company has just been launched to help make more Orthodox books available in the English language. While we in the English-speaking world have been blessed with many good Orthodox authors and publishing companies, Orthodoxy in the English-speaking world is still a very small fish in a big pond. A priest in the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America with a bilingual family noticed that there were many good Orthodox books for children that were only available in other languages. After years of wishing he could lend the…

Source: St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary Christ is in our midst! Since you are receiving this newsletter and are part of our online community, there is a good chance you have, at some point, also held an SVS Press printor digital book in your hands, eagerly opening to the first page to dive in. You’re not alone. SVS Press has remained one of the most active and well-known publishers of Orthodox material in the English language since the Press was founded 50 years ago, and it now has more than 400 titles in print—reaching readers, like you, across the globe. The…

Source: International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — From the smallest rural towns to the biggest cities, two-thirds of America’s children living in poverty have no books at home, according to the nation’s largest literacy program, Reading is Fundamental. Children with no regular access to books and reading are at greatest risk for struggling in school and in adulthood. Unfortunately, books are often inaccessible for children whose families are trying to makes ends meet and the cycle of poverty and low educational achievement are reinforced. International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is working to promote literacy and learning for…