Honigkuchen: An Orthodox Variation on a German Custom

Honigkuchen: An Orthodox Variation on a German Custom

The Honigkuchen is a German biscuit or cake traditionally baked at Pascha and Christmas. It is customary to give these cakes to friends and family as part of holiday festivities. This idea for an Orthodox version of the Honigkuchen custom is part of an Australian infusion. The Barossa Valley, a...

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Fifty Shades of Normal?

Fifty Shades of Normal?

Predicting future trends is a risky business for anyone who doesn’t possess a good crystal ball.  Nonetheless, on the basis of past experience and history, we may confidently declare that trends and changes which one generation grudgingly allow the next will enthusiastically embrace, especially if these changes involve a downward moral...

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Metropolitan Methodios: Christmas Celebrates God’s Becoming Man to Restore Man to God

Metropolitan Methodios: Christmas Celebrates God’s Becoming Man to Restore Man to God

A Christmas Reflection by His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston Once again this Christmas we celebrate the birth of the only begotten Son and Logos of God.  We celebrate the mystery of the Incarnation—the mystery which has marked mankind’s history.  God Himself came to live among us. “And the word...

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Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

We have all heard them, and we have all used them. Excuses are a convenient way for us to “get out of” doing something we don’t want to do, or going somewhere we don’t want to go. But when God invites you to join Him, it’s time to put the...

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LIVE: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 13

LIVE: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 13

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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