Antiochian Archdiocese Issues a Call to Reject all Hateful Speech

Antiochian Archdiocese Issues a Call to Reject all Hateful Speech

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2015 The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North AmericaEnglewood, New Jersey Englewood, New Jersey   A Call to Reject all Hateful Speech and Actions Against our Muslim Friends and Neighbors As Orthodox Christians, we take to heart the commandments of our Lord and God and...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, December 11, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, December 11, 2015

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris.  These are the some of the stories making headlines this week: Moscow Wants Turkey to Return Cathedral of Agia Sophia to Orthodox Church. Pope Francis...

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Daily Reading for December 12, 2015

Daily Reading for December 12, 2015

  St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 5:8-19 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 149.5,1 The saints shall rejoice in glory. Verse: Sing to the Lord a new song. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), and try to...

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The Sanctity and Miracles of Blessed Paisios the Athonite

The Sanctity and Miracles of Blessed Paisios the Athonite

Saint Paisios died on the feast of the Holy Apostles Saints Peter and Paul according to the Old Calendar, which is certainly no coincidence. Since his death in 1994, word of his name and his reputation have grown globally. St. Paisios is all over the world. In this video a...

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ISIS Hacks into Parish Website

ISIS Hacks into Parish Website

      ISIS’s threats to Christians not only extend throughout the Middle East but overseas as well. According to a recent article from the Christian Post, ISIS just last week hacked the website of Our Lady of Mercy, a Syriac Catholic Church in Sydney, Australia. The militant organization posted...

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Nativity Devotion, December 13: Something Has to Change

Nativity Devotion, December 13: Something Has to Change

And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them. Luke 2:20   Good morning Prayer Team! I wonder if there was a moment when the shepherds, after all that they had heard and seen, sat down and said...

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Nativity Devotion, December 12: I Need to Think About This

Nativity Devotion, December 12: I Need to Think About This

But Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart.  Luke 2:19   Good morning Prayer Team! I read in a book recently that saying “I’m busy” is akin to saying “I’m alive.”  Who, after all, is NOT busy these days?  Many of us even say that we are...

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Nativity Devotion, December 11: What Will People Say?

Nativity Devotion, December 11: What Will People Say?

And all who heard it wondered at what the shepherds told them. Luke 2:18   Good morning Prayer Team! The shepherds heard the message, they went and witnessed the Baby Jesus with their own eyes, and then they told others what they had heard.  And all who heard what the...

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