Daily Reading for December 9, 2015

Daily Reading for December 9, 2015

  St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 4:22-27 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. BRETHREN, Abraham had two sons, one by a slave and one by a free woman. But the son of the slave was born according to...

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Accepting Applications for CrossRoad 2016

Accepting Applications for CrossRoad 2016

Before you decide what to do with your life… Decide what to do with your summer! Apply Now for CrossRoad 2016! Please pass this along to any juniors or seniors in high school who may be interested in applying to this 10-day summer program at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek...

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Saint Nicholas the Wonder Worker

Saint Nicholas the Wonder Worker

Saint Nicholas is the beloved and gentle face of Christmas for many people. This saint was born in the province of Lycia in the city of Patara which is in the southern part of Asia Minor. His parents had been childless until the infant Nicholas was born.  Nonna, his mother,...

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Terror, Violence, Fear, and Our Christian Response

Terror, Violence, Fear, and Our Christian Response

  Terror. Violence. Fear. Sorrow. Anger. Hatred.   These are only a few of the emotions that can pass through our minds whenever we encounter a violent and tragic event like the recent happenings. Whether it is the horror in San Bernardino this past week, or the attacks in Paris...

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Fiftieth Anniversary of Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation

Fiftieth Anniversary of Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation

  The fiftieth anniversary of the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation was held at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral and Assumption College in Worcester, MA on October 22-24, 2015. The Theological Consultation was formally established in 1965 by the bishops of the Orthodox and Catholic churches in the United States....

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Ecumenism

Ecumenism

  “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Some of my favorite lines are from The Princess Bride.  This one, in particular is one I often hear in my head when I speak to people about Ecumenism and Ecumenical Dialogue. There...

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Obey the Church

Obey the Church

Be Transfigured – Obey the Church It seems like the holiday season is one of the most difficult times to follow the life of the Church. Around every turn our society is urging us to turn away from following the life of the Church in favor of secular parties and materialism....

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Daily Reading for December 8, 2015

Daily Reading for December 8, 2015

  St. Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 3:16-17; 4:1-4 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. TIMOTHY, my son, all scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the...

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Nativity Devotion, December 8: Did You Hear or Do?

Nativity Devotion, December 8: Did You Hear or Do?

  When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.”   Luke 2:15   Good morning Prayer Team! Can you imagine if, after the...

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