LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD.  These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand and live our faith. In His parables to the masses, Christ always used practical...

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What Great Thursday tells us

What Great Thursday tells us

Petros Panayiotopoulos, Assistant Professor,Faculty of Theology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki As we progress towards the Passion, events unfurl with dramatic speed, rich in significance and with a breathtaking plot as they proceed towards their culmination. We’ve already seen two actions which are related to the person of Christ and which...

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The Cross and the Resurrection

The Cross and the Resurrection

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis a) The Cross leads to the Resurrection, Great Friday bears fruit on the bright Sunday of Easter. Sorrow, listlessness and despair make way for the joy and peace of the Resurrection. Without the Cross, the Resurrection is inconceivable and without the Resurrection the Cross has no point....

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The Last of the Public Teaching

The Last of the Public Teaching

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Truly, truly I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it...

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Don’t Forget the Stuff that Matters Most

Don’t Forget the Stuff that Matters Most

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law, justice, mercy and faith; these you ought to have done, without neglecting the others. Matthew 23:23 The harshest Gospel of Holy Week is no doubt the one...

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Red eggs, traditional method

Red eggs, traditional method

James W. Lillie On Lazarus Saturday, I realized I couldn’t find my copy of the services for Great Week, so, naturally, I went down to the local supermarket and bought another copy. This ease of access to Church supplies (charcoal, wicks, incense, televised services for the sick and so on)...

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Palm Sunday Evening – What is the Cornerstone of Your Life?

Palm Sunday Evening – What is the Cornerstone of Your Life?

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: ‘The very stone which the builders rejected has become the head of...

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The Entrance of a Humble King in Front of a Confused Crowd

The Entrance of a Humble King in Front of a Confused Crowd

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. There they made Him...

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Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for Palm Sunday (Philippians 4:4-9)

Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for Palm Sunday (Philippians 4:4-9)

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios In his Letter to the Philippians, the great Apostle to the Nations, St.Paul urges us to always be joyful. He stresses it repeatedly, that the Christian should always have joy. Along with this, he also tells us the ways a Christian can manage to do so,...

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Can I Fast from Social Media?: A Holy Week Meditation

Can I Fast from Social Media?: A Holy Week Meditation

Do I have to fast from food or can I fast from social media? This is a very common question and sometimes makes sense to a lot of us, because social media can be more distracting to our spiritual life than food. How about if I am vegetarian does that...

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Palm Sunday – Rejoice Always

Palm Sunday – Rejoice Always

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let all men know your forbearance. The Lord is at hand. Have no...

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