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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Understanding and Living Our Faith: When Cynicism is Sin-a-cism

Understanding and Living Our Faith: When Cynicism is Sin-a-cism

I think cynicism is part of the zeitgeist today, or spirit of the age. Judging by global online comments I see on social media it would seem cynicism is a worldwide issue. I believe that for many of us, we need to crucify cynicism in our hearts. We understand sin...

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The Work of the Church: Worship

The Work of the Church: Worship

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. For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes. I Corinthians 11:26...

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The Gift of Far-sight and Other Miraculous Events

The Gift of Far-sight and Other Miraculous Events

Manolis Karakostas   Another phenomenon which many who visit monastics have observed is the gift of far-sight which some of these people have. Often the Elders know names and situations regarding their visitors without the latter having mentioned the issue they’ve come to raise. Many such instances have been recorded,...

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St. Philothei of Athens 1522-1589

St. Philothei of Athens 1522-1589

St. Philothei lived in the Turkish-occupied, sixteenth-century Athens. Her spiritual and social work was groundbreaking, especially for a woman of that era. It was accomplished within the Church and dedicated to the service of the Greek people as a continuation and consequence of Orthodoxy and Romanity. On 19 October 1589,...

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The Work of the Church: Agape Love

The Work of the Church: Agape Love

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. When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?” He said...

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God will not abandon us go further down

God will not abandon us go further down

Anthimos Ananiadis, Actor   Watch Now  Anthimos Ananiadis is talking about his plans, about bringing his experience from the American movie factory in Greece and creating a new movie with spiritual characteristics about a Greek orthodox hero. In his job he is realising the presence of God who is not...

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Work of the Church: Love

Work of the Church: Love

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. If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging...

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The Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

The Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

Monk Agapios From the Kyriakodromion of Monk Agapios The Holy Fathers of the Church have commanded us to sing and read today about the case and parable of the Publican and the Pharisee, in order that we might prepare for the spiritual struggles and warfare of Holy Lent, which is approaching. This...

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Humility – Recognizing the Need for God’s Mercy

Humility – Recognizing the Need for God’s Mercy

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. “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed...

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A Journey with Sinners, Lunatics and Lovers..

A Journey with Sinners, Lunatics and Lovers..

Fr. Spyridon Skoutis   A lot of hesitations… Some people don’t want to go to confession, others are driven mad by being woken up early to go to church, the fast seems like a mountain, but dieting for the beach is a child’s game. You see a priest on the...

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