National Philoptochos Society Supports Children’s Health

National Philoptochos Society Supports Children’s Health

The fifteenth Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon, held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, was a stunning affirmation of the compassion and passion of the members of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society who have raised close to three million dollars since the establishment of the Children’s Medical Fund in 1989....

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Great Hopes for New Student Center

Great Hopes for New Student Center

Chief of Staff Kevin Kovalycsik speaks on new student Center at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology The leaves are turning to brilliant shades before they fall this time of year, and when they do fall they leave the view of Boston even more wide and clear....

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Addressing Secularism

Addressing Secularism

Even after a scrumptious lunch that begged for an afternoon nap, participants in the Speaking to Secular America Conference gathered in the Maliotis Cultural Center for the final presentation, which was made by Fr. John Parker. It was called: “Inspiring the Apathetic and Reaching out to the Nones and Dones”. Fr...

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Go Stand in the Corner: A Convert Reflects on Discipline

Go Stand in the Corner: A Convert Reflects on Discipline

From one of our bloggers! Go Stand in the Corner: A Convert Reflects on Discipline I grew up in the 1980s as part of a large Roman Catholic family. My grandmother had nine children, and counting cousins, we were a tribe. Any grown up member of the tribe could dole...

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IOCC Delivers Relief to Bahamas

IOCC Delivers Relief to Bahamas

News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America: November 4, 2015  (Baltimore, MD)— International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding with emergency relief to Hurricane Joaquin survivors on one of the...

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The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 1

The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 1

The Joy of a Life in Christ, Part 1 of 3 When we speak about spiritual or religious things, all too often we use words without truly understanding their meaning. We speak of love, for example, but how many pause to ponder what it actually is? As priests, we repeat Christ’s...

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OCMC Seeking Spanish Speakers for Missions

OCMC Seeking Spanish Speakers for Missions

OCMC Announcement – Spanish Speakers Needed for an Orthodox Mission Team to Mexico from March 26th to April 2nd, 2016. The Orthodox Christian Missions Center  (OCMC) is urgently seeking Spanish speaking volunteers to serve on a mission team to San Esteban and Pisaflores, Mexico, from March 26th to April 2nd,...

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St. Vladimir’s Celebrates Generosity

St. Vladimir’s Celebrates Generosity

FOR RELEASE Monday, November 2, 2015 St. Vladimir’s #GivingTuesday to benefit Makarios Seminary in Kenya On Tuesday, December 1, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) will continue its new tradition of participating in #GivingTuesday, a national movement that celebrates generosity. “Giving is at the very foundation of...

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The Children’s Word: Laughing at God

The Children’s Word: Laughing at God

Laughing at God? Has anybody ever laughed at you? Not with you, but at you? Sure! We all do things that are silly. But today in the Gospel reading, we hear about some people who laughed at our Lord, Jesus Christ! Can you imagine? A man named Jairus rushed to...

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Daily Devotion: Pray Just for Today

Daily Devotion: Pray Just for Today

Pray then like this: Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will  be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead...

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