Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Bishops Abducted in Syria

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Bishops Abducted in Syria

1. We, the Hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, representing millions of Orthodox Christians, express our grave concern over the escalation of unrest and ongoing violence in countries throughout the Middle East, especially in Egypt, Iraq and Syria. 2. Our Assembly denounces...

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Review of “The Experience of God” by David Bentley Hart

Review of “The Experience of God” by David Bentley Hart

This is not a typical book review. I’m not going to summarize Hart’s arguments, point out the books virtues and flaws, and end with something like “This surely belongs on the shelf of every serious philosopher/theologian/academic library” or, conversely, “Hart offers yet another failed attempt to overcome the obvious absurdities...

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Bright Week

Bright Week

In this episode, Fr. Jason discusses the conclusion of our Lenten journey and the significance of Bright Week. He challenges us to not just abandon the ways we may have grown during Lent, but to incorporate them into our lives permanently. ________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can...

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Pascha Encyclical of the Assembly of Bishops

Pascha Encyclical of the Assembly of Bishops

This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined by the feast. Let us embrace each other. Let us call “brothers” even those that hate us, and forgive all by the resurrection, and so let us cry: Christ is Risen from the Dead! (Doxastikon of Pascha) To the Reverend...

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LIVE! Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

LIVE! Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

Watch the midnight service of Pascha live as it is broadcast from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The service begins at 11:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network...

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Τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης

Τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει ένα άρθρο του Σεβασμιωτάτου Μητροπολίτου Κάλλιστου Γουέαρ στο οποίο αποκαλύπτει τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης. Μην χάσετε την ευκαιρία να τα ανακαλύψετε.

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Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great (Holy Saturday Morning)

Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great (Holy Saturday Morning)

Watch the Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great from Holy Saturday morning at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Receiving the Holy Fire Once Again

Receiving the Holy Fire Once Again

We have just celebrated the Miracle of the Holy Fire in Taybeh in a most magnificent way at the outskirts of our village at approximately 5:30 pm local time on this Great and Holy Saturday, after waiting all afternoon when this great miracle occurred once again in Jerusalem. “O Gladsome...

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The Moving Icon: Ostrov

The Moving Icon: Ostrov

When one thinks of Orthodox pop-culture, the great Russian writers Dostoevsky and The Way of a Pilgrim from the 1800s come to mind. During the 20th century, the films of Tarkovsky were seen as the greatest examples of expressing Orthodoxy through moving images. However, at the dawn of the 21st...

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LIVE! Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday Evening)

LIVE! Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday Evening)

Watch the Epitaphios Service as it is broadcast live from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The service begins at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

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This Week in Orthodoxy: Patriarch to Become Godfather to 930

This Week in Orthodoxy: Patriarch to Become Godfather to 930

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News from around the Globe Patriarch of Georgia to become Godfather to 930 Children after Pascha Our top story this week. Continuing a tradition started in...

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LIVE! Service of the Unnailing (Holy Friday Afternoon)

LIVE! Service of the Unnailing (Holy Friday Afternoon)

Watch the Service of the Unnailing as it is broadcast from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The service begins at 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight time.

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