Blessings from the Desert: St. John of the Ladder (Climacus)

Blessings from the Desert: St. John of the Ladder (Climacus)

My dear Fathers and Mothers, and brothers and sisters, in the Faith, Greetings to you from the God-trodden Mount of Sinai! May the blessings of the desert find you well and abundantly blessed today, the Sunday of St. John of the Ladder (Climacus)! This weekend was special here at the...

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LIVE! The Service of the Bridegroom: Sunday April 13

LIVE! The Service of the Bridegroom: Sunday April 13

Watch this evening’s Bridegroom Service live as it is broadcast from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It begins at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

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Εγώ ειμί η Ανάστασις και η Ζωή

Εγώ ειμί η Ανάστασις και η Ζωή

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης με αφορμή την ανάσταση του Λαζάρου εστιάζει το ενδιαφέρον της εκπομπής στην διαφορά του “Δίνω ζωή” και Έίμαι η ζωή”. Ο Κύριος έδειξε με τα σημεία που πραγματοποιούσε οτι δεν υπάρχει θάνατος για εκείνους που στρέφουν με πίστη και εμπιστοσύνη την καρδιά τους σ’ Εκείνον. Η ανάσταση...

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Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday

Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday

The Savior has come today to the city of Jerusalem, to fulfill the Scriptures; and all have taken palms into their hands and spread their garments before Him, knowing that He is our God, to whom the cherubim sing without ceasing; Hosanna in the highest. Blessed are You who shows...

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The SIN Challenge

The SIN Challenge

In this installment of Stewardship Calling, Bill Marianes begins to describe the “SIN Challenge” facing Christian churches. SIN stands for Spirituality, Income, and Numbers and Engagement. He focuses on the first of these, exploring how Spirituality should inform Stewardship in your parish.

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This Week in Orthodoxy, April 11, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, April 11, 2014

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 A New Miracle of St. Luke of Crimea Our top story this week: A new miracle of St. Luke of Crimea...

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Boredom and Sin

Boredom and Sin

We begin this week with Fr. Michael Sorial of Saint Anianus Coptic Orthodox Church in Princeton, NJ, who talks with us about the connection between boredom as a hindrance to spiritual growth. You can hear his sermon on boredom here. Next, hear an interview featuring Fr. Jason Roll, host of...

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Readings for Palm Sunday

Readings for Palm Sunday

Fr. Steven Ritter finishes his look at the Sunday readings of Lent with this week’s episode on Palm Sunday. The readings are Philippians 4:4-9 and John 12:1-18. St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians 4:4-9 Brethern, rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let all men know your...

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“Son of God”: A Weak Jesus

“Son of God”: A Weak Jesus

You know when you read a book and then go to watch the movie and you’re disappointed that the movie changed a bunch of stuff? Or added stuff in that wasn’t supposed to be there? That’s how I felt after watching “Son of God.” The cinematography was good. You can...

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Our Life in Christ and in America

Our Life in Christ and in America

In this installment of Our Life in Christ in America, Bill Hinkle explores the true meaning of Philanthropy. He explains how this word, of Greek origin, describes the love Christians ought to have for others, as mirroring the Philanthropy of God to man.

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Frankenstein Had a Dirty Lens

Frankenstein Had a Dirty Lens

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein tells a story about a monster created out of scientific discovery, technological advancement, and greed. What most people take away from the text is that industrialization creates terror, and that romanticism, the rejection of advancement and industry, is a hero. However, this is a very broad version...

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What is Orthodox life?

What is Orthodox life?

“What is Orthodox Life?” – a difficult question with an answer that has many layers.  In this episode, we discuss a foundational answer that helps us understand that, in living our faith, we must realize that Christ is calling us to be ourselves and no one else. Submit your questions...

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