Ecumenical Patriarch: Time to Move Beyond Words to Actions

Ecumenical Patriarch: Time to Move Beyond Words to Actions

VIDEO MESSAGE By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the Assembly of Bishops (Dallas, September 16-18, 2014) Venerable brother hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, It is deeply moving for us to join you in spirit and in prayer as you commence...

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Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 1

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 1

It is interesting to observe the increasing interest in spiritual life among many people around the world. Many people are seeking a personal experience of God. They desire a tangible and dynamic experience of His presence within their daily lives. Furthermore, many today are trying to satisfy this inner need...

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Annual Assembly Progresses with Constructive Dialogue

Annual Assembly Progresses with Constructive Dialogue

Dallas, TX – More than 35 members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America joined in celebrating the Divine Liturgy Tuesday morning, September 16, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Dallas, Texas. At the conclusion of the Liturgy, the bishops offered a memorial...

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The Children’s Word: Are You Ashamed?

The Children’s Word: Are You Ashamed?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra asks whether you’ve ever been ashamed to be a Christian and talks about what to do if you feel that way. You can also learn the...

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Flash Floods in Serbia

Flash Floods in Serbia

Flash floods swept across eastern Serbia Tuesday afternoon, leaving behind widespread destruction. This video, uploaded yesterday, shows a violent force of water surging between homes and carrying away massive amounts of debris, trees, and even vehicles. In the wake of such devastation—and many other hurting communities that are not given...

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Father Nicholas Triantafilou Retires

Father Nicholas Triantafilou Retires

I heard yesterday of the retirement of a man who many call a “priest’s priest.” The Reverend Father Nicholas Triantafilou, President of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology since 2000, announced that he will step out of the limelight of “our beloved School” and retire. Fr....

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LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 3

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 3

Welcome to our online Bible study!  The title for this session is “The Church of the Holy Apostles: A Bible Study on the Book of Acts.” Our class will air each Wednesday night at 7:00 PM Eastern time, and you will be able to watch the live stream here on...

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Greek Reporter: Church of Greece Revenues Drop

Greek Reporter: Church of Greece Revenues Drop

By Nikoleta Kalmouki During the last five years, Church of Greece revenues have decreased by 70%. Βelievers offer fewer donations, while the number of sacraments performed in churches has dropped due to the financial crisis. At the same time, many properties belonging to the Church remain vacant. Vacant buildings amount...

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Holy Matrimony

Holy Matrimony

That our current sacramental rite of matrimony is the product of long development can be seen by reflecting on the simple fact that in the days of the apostles and beyond, there was no church rite of matrimony. When two Christians wanted to marry each other in (say) the second...

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Moving Icon: All These Flowers

Moving Icon: All These Flowers

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Kevin Bryce, the Orthodox filmmaker of the documentary “We are Superman.” Chris and Kevin discuss the filmmaker’s latest documentary on the topic of Bipolar Disorder, “All These Flowers,” which is in production. Click the play button at the bottom of this...

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