Remembering Those in Prison

Remembering Those in Prison

    Do you have your list ready?  Which one?  Perhaps you have a list of things to pack, things to gift, things to bake or things to clean.  We all have a list this time of year.  It’s a busy season. Any why do we busy ourselves so frantically? ...

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Daily Reading for December 16, 2015

Daily Reading for December 16, 2015

  St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 5:11-14; 6:1-8 Prokeimenon. Mode 3.  Luke 1: 46-48 My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. For he has regarded the humility of his servant. BRETHREN, about Melchizedek we have much to say which is hard to explain,...

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Refugees Are Stranded at Border Crossings in Europe

Refugees Are Stranded at Border Crossings in Europe

      News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), iocc.org  the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America:   December 14, 2015 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Four countries along the Balkans refugee route to Western Europe...

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It Doesn’t Matter if Your Name is on the List if You Make Excuses

It Doesn’t Matter if Your Name is on the List if You Make Excuses

Be Transfigured – It Doesn’t Matter if Your Name is on the List if You Make Excuses In the Parable of the Great Banquet found in the Gospel of Luke 14.16-24, Jesus warns us of the result of excuses. When we continue to come up with excuses why we can’t attend...

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Abolishing Human Trafficking

Abolishing Human Trafficking

    The Reading Room at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology was filled with focused silence and the loud sighings of hearts as students, faculty, and guests watched a movie that revealed the horrors of the social disease known as Human Trafficking. On the evening of...

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Nativity Devotion, December 15: Come to the Dark Side-Uh, NO!!!

Nativity Devotion, December 15: Come to the Dark Side-Uh, NO!!!

When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all of Jerusalem with him; and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born.  They told him, “In Bethlehem of Judea; for so it is written by...

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