Resurrection

Resurrection

“Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes in the morning” (Psalm 30:5b) In one week, a person goes through every emotion possible. On Palm Sunday, we had the joy and excitement of the King entering into Jerusalem, and of little children recognizing Him. There was hope, also, for...

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Final Statement of the Antiochian Conference

Final Statement of the Antiochian Conference

The Antiochian Unity conference came to a close today, and a statement has been issued summarizing the events and outcomes of the Conference. This statement was published online by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. FINAL STATEMENT OF THE ANTIOCHIAN CONFERENCE ANTIOCHIAN UNITY: DIMENSIONS AND EXIGENCIES...

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Divine Liturgy on Sunday of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

Divine Liturgy on Sunday of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

This Sunday marks the end of the Apostles Fast and the Feast of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul. O Lord, receive unto the enjoyment of Your good things and Your rest, the steadfast preachers of Godly words, the pinnacle of Your Disciples. Receive their pain and death above every sacrifice,...

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A Little “Liturgical Dance”: Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter in Ghana

A Little “Liturgical Dance”: Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter in Ghana

Orthodox Christians are known for very traditional — sometimes somber — worship. But the celebration of Christ’s Resurrection is a time of joy and celebration. Few know how to celebrate this Feast of Feasts as well as the Orthodox Christians in this video filmed in Ghana. The priest leads the...

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Festal “Life Cycle” Chart for Children

Festal “Life Cycle” Chart for Children

As the mother of two young daughters who love to do craft projects and art, I’m always looking for new project ideas, especially those that allow me to teach them a little more about our faith while they’re having fun. Over the years, I’ve found many small projects to help...

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Seamus and Mary

Seamus and Mary

Both of my children, Seamus and Jonah are speech delayed. Because of this, I have always tried to find simple prayers for Seamus–who can talk–to say. After many tries, we finally accomplished the short and simple, but oh so mighty, prayer, ‘Lord have mercy.’ And the smile on that boy’s...

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