Forever at the Right Hand of the Father

Forever at the Right Hand of the Father

The Orthodox Church relives the events of the life of Christ every year in all of Her Feasts, from the Annunciation to Christmas to all of the other intense events of Holy Week, which end with the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Christ. Through these Feasts we are invited to participate...

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In Praise of those who have Love in their Hearts – Part I

In Praise of those who have Love in their Hearts – Part I

Saint Symeon the New Theologian   Let us therefore follow one and the same path, Christ’s commandments, which elevate us to heaven and to God. Even though the word shows us many paths and many ways for people to reach the kingdom of heaven, these paths are not, in fact,...

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Do you need help?

Do you need help?

Can you think of a time you needed somebody’s help? Maybe you asked for help with school work, or tying your shoes, or carrying something heavy. We ask for help when we know somebody else is better than we are at something—with school work, with tying our shoes, or carrying...

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The Need for Intentional Silence

The Need for Intentional Silence

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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Woven – Helping Modern Teenage Girls Face Life’s Challenges Together through God’s Love

Woven – Helping Modern Teenage Girls Face Life’s Challenges Together through God’s Love

  Listen Now.  In this interview Eleni Alexiou speaks with Edna King, who along with Zoe Pappas wrote Woven, an interactive book for modern Orthodox teenage girls produced by Family Life Ministry. Woven is designed to engage girls, whether at home or in a small group setting, in discovering their identity as being...

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Who Was Your Model?

Who Was Your Model?

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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We’re swallowed up

We’re swallowed up

Elder Tadej Vitovničk   Our life depends on the kind of thoughts we cultivate. If our thoughts are peaceful and calm, if they’re meek and kind, then our life will be, too. If our attention is on our living conditions, then we’re consumed by a whirlwind of thoughts and we...

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Sts. Constantine and Helen

Sts. Constantine and Helen

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber; but he who...

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Sunday before Pentecost

Sunday before Pentecost

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom †   In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost We have heard in the Acts of the Apostles how, as the Feast of Pentecost was approaching, Paul the Apostle had started on his journey to Jerusalem to be there together with all...

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Ss. Constantine and Helen

Ss. Constantine and Helen

James W. Lillie   At Eastertide, at some undetermined place and year, the Emperor Constantine I made his Oration to the Assembly of the Saints, either in Latin (Oratio ad sanctorum coetum) or Greek (Λόγος τῷ τῶν ἁγίων συλλόγῳ). It is a lengthy and not terribly interesting text, but given...

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