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This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy, October 24, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the stories making headlines this week: St. Nicholas at Ground Zero takes one step closer to realization. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the Orthodox Church in America opened

Oct 24, 2014
Sacraments and Rituals

Tonsuring of Monks

I imagine that very few Orthodox have ever observed the rite for the tonsuring of a monastic.  The first time I observed the rite was during my stay at…

Oct 24, 2014
The Moving Icon

Stephan Robinson and the Three Wise Men

In this episode, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Orthodox filmmaker Stephan Robinson, whose short video pitching a film about the Three Wise Men is currently…

Oct 23, 2014
Pearls of Great Price

The Violent Take It By Force, Part 2

In this episode, Veronica Hughes shares Part 2 of her reflection on “Spiritual Violence.” What are the awesome weapons our Lord gave us to…

Oct 23, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

People as Liturgical Beings, Part 2

Read Part 1 here. By Abbot George Kapsanis of Gregoriou People who offer ‘your own from your own, in all things and for all things’ serve God truly…

Oct 23, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

People as Liturgical Beings, Part 1

By Abbot George Kapsanis of Gregoriou We usually characterize people as rational and independent beings. These attributes are correct enough, but don’t…

Oct 23, 2014
The Sounding

In Defense of Hallowe’en

As I recall, I was always a black cat—not so much because black cats were thought to be evil and witch’s familiars or anything. I just loved cats,…

Oct 22, 2014
Be Transfigured

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 7

Welcome to our online Bible study!  The title for this session is “The Church of the Holy Apostles: A Bible Study on the Book of Acts.” Our…

Oct 22, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Playing By the Rules

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres….

Oct 22, 2014