DOAOCA: Hawaiian Myrrh-Streaming Iveron Icon to Visit Alaska July 18-30

DOAOCA: Hawaiian Myrrh-Streaming Iveron Icon to Visit Alaska July 18-30

The Orthodox Church in America Diocese of Alaska will have the honor of hosting the miraculous Hawaiian Myrrh-Streaming Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. The Holy Icon will make a historic and culturally significant journey to Alaska under the omophor of His Grace David, Bishop of Sitka and Alaska,...

Read more
The Longest Procession in the Orthodox Church

The Longest Procession in the Orthodox Church

Public processions on feast days are normal in the Orthodox Church. Large groups of believers will gather at a church or monastery and then walk outside in procession, chanting hymns and carrying icons, sometimes for miles. Last week, we covered a procession of the world’s largest icon. This week, we’d...

Read more
Metropolitan Stefanos: Four Attributes of a Christian Family

Metropolitan Stefanos: Four Attributes of a Christian Family

The following excerpt is taken from an address by His Eminence Metropolitan Stefanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos on behalf of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the Clergy-Laity Congress of the Holy Archdiocese of America on July 9, 2014. The theme of this year’s Clergy-Laity Congress, “The Orthodox Christian Family,”...

Read more
Help Climbing Out of a Slump

Help Climbing Out of a Slump

I have been in a slump! A long slump… it has engulfed nearly every aspect of my life. I have felt like I’m in the waiting place. “The Waiting Place…for people just waiting.” -Dr. Seuss, Oh the Places You’ll Go! I’ve been waiting for some of life’s pressures to give,...

Read more