A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
- Proverbs 15:4, Revised Standard Version

The Hesychia Herald is a grassroots publication founded by Seraphim and Anna Pardee, founded with the goals of maintaining a moderate, informative, but also mundane outlet on Orthodox topics.

The Hesychia Herald is founded around our Orthodox community on Discord, Hesychia. Come check us out!

To contact us for any inquiries, feel free to email hesychia@substack.com or reach out to srp#0001 on Discord.

Feel free to read our authors’ bios below!

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Seraphim R. Pardee

Seraphim R. Pardee is a software engineer and Orthodox Christian from Fenton, Michigan. Since discovering Orthodoxy, Seraphim discovered a passion for American Orthodox history.

Anna Pardee

Anna Pardee is a linguist and musicologist from South Australia and transplanted to the US. She sings in the parish choir, sews vestments, and enjoys cooking.