Church of St. Athanasius Leveled by Albanian Government

Church of St. Athanasius Leveled by Albanian Government

Today on August 26, 2015, before dawn at around 4 o’clock in the morning, in order not to confront the residents of Dhermi in Himara, the Orthodox church of St. Athanasius was secretly and insidiously destroyed by construction inspection forces which were brought from other areas of the country. It...

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Right and Wrong

Right and Wrong

“Words mean things.”  This is a phrase that one of my teachers branded onto my brain.  “Words mean things.”  And yet today, words seem disposable, like so much of the “stuff” we use.  We might prefer to toss a paper plate than to wash a dish.  We might rather buy...

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Daily Devotion: Finding Strength

Daily Devotion: Finding Strength

I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to about and to suffer need. Philippians 4:12 Good morning Prayer Team! No life is perfect. No life is without its...

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A Reflection on A Camel Through the Eye of a Needle, August 23, 2015

A Reflection on A Camel Through the Eye of a Needle, August 23, 2015

In this episode of Good News for a Change, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis explores the Gospel passage in which we learn that “It is easier for a Camel to go through the Eye of a Needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.” (Matthew 19:24​)​. Jesus​’​ words...

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ICON: Theotokos, Joy of All Who Sorrow

ICON: Theotokos, Joy of All Who Sorrow

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures.  Please join us in raising awareness...

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