Who is God to You?

Who is God to You?

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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The importance of children in Orthodox Tradition

The importance of children in Orthodox Tradition

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   In the Old Testament, children are considered to be a blessing from God and are called ‘the crown of the aged’ . Sons are called ‘young olive plants around the table’ of their fathers. In the New Testament, Christ blesses the children and appears to highlight...

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LIVE 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care “The Living Water”

LIVE 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care “The Living Water”

2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care “The Living Water”  DMOPC 18  at Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolymbari on June 18th – 21st 2018 The Digital World as a Sphere for the Reiteration of Pentecost and the “living word” of Saint Paul the Apostle  For Orthodox Christians all over the world,...

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Sometimes We Don’t Get What We Pray For

Sometimes We Don’t Get What We Pray For

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Can sins be forgiven through vows?

Can sins be forgiven through vows?

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of  Pemptousia   The age we live in is full of contradictions. On the one hand, people are stubbornly indifferent towards their Relationship with God, but on the other, references to superstitions, zodiac charts and para-religious phenomena abound. You’ve got people who consider those who...

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How the monks on the Holy Mountain make kollyva

How the monks on the Holy Mountain make kollyva

I.M. Hatzifotis   Separate memorial services are not held for monks on the Holy Mountain. Together with the kollyva for the Saint, a small saucer of kollyva is prepared for the departed. Abbots over the last 100 years are commemorated, as are priest and monks over the last thirty. Kollyva...

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Three Valuable Lessons

Three Valuable Lessons

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Third Sunday of Matthew Jesus said, “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of light; but if your eye is...

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‘For I have come to set a man against his father’. Does Christianity damage the institution of the family?

‘For I have come to set a man against his father’. Does Christianity damage the institution of the family?

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   It has been claimed by some that Christianity is not merely no help to the family, but that it actually contributes to its breakdown. In other words, it has damaged the prestige of paternal authority within the context of the small family. This reasoning has been...

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When Life Gets You Down, Read This Passage

When Life Gets You Down, Read This Passage

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Brethren, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through Him we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice...

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An Open Letter to First-Generation Dads on Fathers’ Day

An Open Letter to First-Generation Dads on Fathers’ Day

There are fathers and then there are dads, am I right? I have had the great fortune of having both wonderful fathers and dads in my life—fathers who lovingly brought children into the world and dads who diligently saw it through and continue to do so. For us, Fathers’ Day...

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