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Not Just A Photo Op

This week, I leave once again to join the Patriarchal Support team that will assist with the commentary for the historic visit of Pope Francis to the Ecumenical Patriarchate on the occasion of the Thronal Feast of St. Andrew. My mind still has vivid memories of the Pilgrimage we covered when the Pope and the

Nov 25, 2014
The Sounding

“That They Might Be One” Part 1: Unity in Faith, Diversity in Expression

Few concepts are more universally controversial in the Christian world today than ecumenism. The word can conjure up all sorts of different ideas for different…

Nov 25, 2014
The Sounding

Life Lived Simply

When it comes to life simply lived, no one does it better than the monks and nuns of the Orthodox Church. Committing themselves to a life of prayer, askesis…

Nov 25, 2014
The Sounding

On Sabbath Time

Much of life today can involve a persistent feeling of being busy. We have full schedules, personal and professional commitments, and to-do lists of all…

Nov 25, 2014
The Sounding

Mindfulness and Simplicity

Life is a series of one moment after another. If we want to really experience life, instead of it passing us by, we need to be cognizant of our experiences…

Nov 25, 2014
Be Transfigured

Trust Leads to Peace

In the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12.16-21) we witness the result of a life void of peace. Rather than trusting that God would provide for his family,…

Nov 25, 2014
Orthodox News

The Economist: Church and State in Greece

The relationship of Church and State is a perennial issue in Orthodox circles, especially given the exceptionally close and occasionally complicated ties…

Nov 25, 2014
Orthodox News

Full Schedule for Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph

His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America will be officially enthroned over the weekend of December 5-7….

Nov 24, 2014
The Sounding

The Feast of the Entrance and the Protoevangelium of James

Much of the hymnography adorning our Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple causes the raising of eyebrows—talk about Mary being escorted…

Nov 24, 2014
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