Joy Has Come to All the World

Joy Has Come to All the World

Three weeks have passed since the Paschal celebration​,​ and I am still basking in the afterglow. I look back at the images and videos from the days leading up to Pascha and the great feast itself​,​ and I am filled with such great joy, and no wonder! “For behold, through...

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The Orthodox Value of Justice

The Orthodox Value of Justice

We are born into an imperfect world, and being such, we become plagued with all that comes with it. As Baltimore and Missouri erupted in riots, as ISIS continues to terrorize the Levant region, as Boko Haram continues its kidnappings; we find ourselves seeking answers, hope, and resolution.  As Orthodox...

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Celebrate The Consecration of St. Sophia in Washington DC

Celebrate The Consecration of St. Sophia in Washington DC

Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, the Crown Jewel of Byzantine Orthodoxy in Washington DC, will be consecrated by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America on May 9-10, 2015.  Please join us praying for St. Sophia as they celebrate their consecration. What is the Consecration and why does it take place?...

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When Pascha is Everyday!

When Pascha is Everyday!

Xριστὸς ἀνέστη! Christ is risen! Natural catastrophes and personal tragedies, not uncommon in our complex and fallen world, are simultaneously indicative and derivative of our fallen existence. Orthodox soteriology, always cognizant of the imperfect world in which we live, makes insightful references to salvation as man’s restoration to perfect communion...

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Behold the Man

Behold the Man

Many years before an unknown paralytic was healed by Jesus Christ, God told us through His Prophets that He would provide a Man who would arise from below the horizon to save us. On the Fourth Sunday of Pascha, the Church reminds us, through the Gospel of John, that God has always...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, May 1, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, May 1, 2015

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the stories making headlines this week: • IOCC Responds to Nepal Catastrophe. • Ground-Breaking International Conference Co-Hosted by Pemptousia, OCN, and Bogoslov. •...

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