LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 11

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 11

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...

Read more
Pope Francis: ‘I am skeptical’ unity will be reached

Pope Francis: ‘I am skeptical’ unity will be reached

Buried in an Associated Press article about Pope Francis’ recent visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate is a strong statement expressing doubt concerning reconciliation between Catholics and Orthodox Christians. “We’re on this path ,” the Pope said, “but we must wait until the theologians agree among themselves. We’ll never get...

Read more
December 4: Saint Barbara’s Feast – Greek

December 4: Saint Barbara’s Feast – Greek

Celebrated on December 4th, Saint Barbara is the patron saint of artillerymen, firemen, and those engaged in hazardous occupations. According to Greek tradition, Loukoumades are made on her feastday. On army bases, they are offered to soldiers and visitors supposedly because they resemble cannonballs. Saint Barbara is also the patron...

Read more
December 4: Feast of Saint Barbara – Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian, Palestinian

December 4: Feast of Saint Barbara – Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian, Palestinian

Saint Barbara’s day, or Eid il-Burbara, is celebrated in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine. The traditional food served on St Barbara’s feastday is Burbara, a sweet made of boiled wheat, grains, and fruit. Another traditional dish is Atayef, stuffed pancakes filled with nuts. On this feastday, children dress up in...

Read more