Suffering and God

Suffering and God

Q: Why does God allow suffering?  Is God either uncaring or incapable of helping? Is faith in God no longer justifiable? Does God know? Does God care? Is God a loving God? Is God blameless? Is God parental? Does part of the answer lie in the concept of Free Will,...

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Kollyva – Memorial Wheat

Kollyva – Memorial Wheat

The Orthodox Church prays for the departed. According to our Faith, we believe that each person prepares for life after death in accordance with the faith he or she has, and the kind of life he or she lives. All this is within the grace of God and made possible...

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The Feast of Theophany at Vatopedi Monastery, Holy Mount Athos, 2015

The Feast of Theophany at Vatopedi Monastery, Holy Mount Athos, 2015

Our partners at Pemptousia have produced an excellent video, showing scenes of the liturgical festivities for the feast of the Theophany, held just days ago on Mt. Athos at the Holy Monastery of Vatopedi. Check it out below, and be sure to watch for more co-produced content and new initiatives...

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Assembly Delegation to Participate in March for Life in Our Nation’s Capital 

Assembly Delegation to Participate in March for Life in Our Nation’s Capital 

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will send a delegation to the annual March for Life, Thursday, January 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. The date marks the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. Metropolitan Methodios will lead the delegation. He...

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Nobody is Turned Away from God

Nobody is Turned Away from God

Do you sometimes feel that God won’t listen to your prayer? Do you sometimes feel that your sins are keeping you from coming to Church? Then this week’s episode of Be Transfigured! is for YOU! In the story of the Ten Lepers, Christ reveals that there is nobody who will...

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