ON LOCATION: Fr. Chris reports from Berlin

ON LOCATION: Fr. Chris reports from Berlin

Day 1: Monday, December 2nd Currently I am at the airport in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, waiting to board a plane to New York’s JFK airport, where I will meet up with many others who will travel to Berlin, Germany for the Religious Freedom Conference. I am very grateful to have...

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Halva: A Delicious Fasting Dessert

Halva: A Delicious Fasting Dessert

When you need a fasting dessert for coffee hour or have unexpected company coming to your door during advent, Halva is perfect when you need a quick dessert. The ingredients for Halva are simple: sugar, water, cinnamon stick, orange peel, oil, cream of wheat and almonds (optional.) This Halva is...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 12

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 12

The Gospel of Matthew 6:1-8 1. Piety: Elements as described by Christ Common theme- do everything for the glory of God and not to be seen by men Almsgiving- do not sound the trumpets to be glorified by men. Your reward is known in Heaven to God Left hand –...

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Fourteenth Sunday of Luke

Fourteenth Sunday of Luke

As first of the Apostles to be called, O Andrew, brother of him (Peter) who was foremost, beseech the Master of all to grant the world peace and our souls great mercy. +Apolytikion in the Fourth Tone +Andrew the First-Called Apostle

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Why do we need family ministry?

Why do we need family ministry?

Fr. Chris speaks with Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Center for Family Care, about the need for ministry to “all ages at all stages.”   Family Ministry reaches beyond parent/child needs and towards the full body of the Church.  It also addresses the many challenges facing modern Orthodox...

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