St. Nina, Equal to the Apostles

St. Nina, Equal to the Apostles

The tradition of St. Nina’s story among the Georgians is based on ancient historical documents. Rufinus wrote about her in the fifth century in his church history, and she is also mentioned in the Georgian Chronicle, an ancient document concerning the history of Georgia, which relates Nina’s history from her...

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Of Icons and Akathists

Of Icons and Akathists

It’s a warm June evening, and the nave glows in the long golden light that filters through the windows in the dome. The church is light and airy, and makes me think that some of the glory of Hagia Sophia is captured here, in this tiny wood and glass building....

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Watch Archbishop Demetrios on “PISTEVO” – The Art of Belief Episode II

Watch Archbishop Demetrios on “PISTEVO” – The Art of Belief Episode II

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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Daily Devotion: Our Country and Civil Authorities

Daily Devotion: Our Country and Civil Authorities

Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how to entangle him in his talk. And they sent their disciples to him, along with the Hero′di-ans, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are true, and teach the way of God truthfully, and care for no man; for you do not regard...

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