St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press Unveils New Liturgical Music Book at All-American Council

St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press Unveils New Liturgical Music Book at All-American Council

At this year’s All-American Council in Atlanta, St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press unveiled a limited pre-release draft edition of its forthcoming publication, A Common Book of Church Hymns: Divine Liturgy, compiled and edited by Benedict Sheehan. This is St. Tikhon’s first major music publication in decades, and perhaps its most comprehensive...

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A Reflection on Matthew 5:14-19 on July 19, 2015

A Reflection on Matthew 5:14-19 on July 19, 2015

In this episode of Good News for a Change, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis shares thoughts on Matthew 5:14-19, in which Jesus tells ​His Disciples, and us, “You are the Light of the World.” Fr. Constantine reminds us that in ancient times, people had little ability to produce light when the sun...

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The Children’s Word: Forgetting Your Lunch

The Children’s Word: Forgetting Your Lunch

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera Alexandra tells about a time that more than 5,000 people forgot to bring lunch when they went on a trip. What do you think happened? Read to...

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Giving Greece a Helping Hand

Giving Greece a Helping Hand

What’s going on in the Mediterranian Sea?  International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the current events in Greece and Syria.  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with IOCC Executive Director and CEO, Constantine Triantafilou, on their present needs and effective partnerships.  Want to be part of something great?  Please visit iocc.org/GiveForGreece or...

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When Death Comes to Dinner

When Death Comes to Dinner

Error never shows itself in its naked reality, in order not to be discovered. On the contrary, it dresses elegantly, so that the unwary may be led to believe that it is more truthful than truth itself. (St.Irenaeus of Lyons) The Orthodox Church has been the greatest agent of human...

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Second Chair to Enhance Orthodox Christian Studies at Fordham

Second Chair to Enhance Orthodox Christian Studies at Fordham

Fordham University has received a generous gift to establish the Father John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies. The gift comes from Solon and Marianna Patterson, whose philanthropy at Fordham had previously endowed the Patterson Triennial Conference on Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue, a distinct initiative of the University’s Orthodox Christian Studies Center. “We are...

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Where There Is Faith, There Is Hope

Where There Is Faith, There Is Hope

Do you know what is really going on in Greece? We weren’t sure either, so we’ve invited Dr. Timothy Patitsas to speak with Fr. Chris. Timothy is the Assistant Professor of Ethics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology; the Director of the St. Helen’s Pilgrimage, the study abroad...

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Kallinikeion Institute Intensive Modern Greek Language Program begins July 27

Kallinikeion Institute Intensive Modern Greek Language Program begins July 27

The Kallinikeion Institute at Hellenic College Holy Cross is an intensive Modern Greek language program sponsored by the Kallinikeion Foundation. The program offers two courses in Modern Greek, one at the Beginning (Beginning Modern Greek I) and one at the Intermediate level (Intermediate Modern Greek I&II). Beginning Modern Greek I is...

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Εμπιστοσύνη στο Θεό

Εμπιστοσύνη στο Θεό

Πολλές φορές σε δύσκολες στιγμές της ζωής μας κλονίζεται η εμπιστοσύνη στο πρόσωπο του Θεού με αποτέλεσμα να μας πιάνει απελπισία και να μας βασανίζει η απιστία. Ωστόσο η Αγία Γραφή και η Παράδοση, οι άγιοι και οι Πατέρες προτρέπουν να παίρνουμε παράδειγμα όσους δεν απελπίστηκαν και συνέχισαν να αποζητούν...

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