Learning from the Virtues of Mothers

Learning from the Virtues of Mothers

When I’ve asked children over the years which virtues they best loved about their mother, I get a variety of beautiful and cute answers: she loves us and cares for us no matter what she is always there when we hurt, and is always ready to help us she comes...

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Bestowing Life

Bestowing Life

“O Son of God, do a miracle for me and change my heart. Thy having taken flesh to redeem me was more difficult than to transform my wickedness.” (Irish, 15th Century) Some people are intrinsically kind and nice, but I’m not one of them. When I was three or four,...

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Welcome to the Orthodox Church: A Review

Welcome to the Orthodox Church: A Review

Every single Orthodox person knows that in order to become Orthodox, you don’t read about it. You live it. You attend the services, do the fasting, say the prayers and read the Bible. You  accept the sacraments, venerate the icons, kneel in the prostrations and inhale the incense. Books and...

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Archbishop Demetrios Presides over the Consecration of Saint Sophia Cathedral in the Nation’s Capital

Archbishop Demetrios Presides over the Consecration of Saint Sophia Cathedral in the Nation’s Capital

WASHINGTON – The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia in the Nation’s Capital was consecrated yesterday, Sunday, May 10, 2015, with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presiding and more than a thousand people in attendance. The Order of the Consecration began in the morning following the Orthros (Matins) with the...

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