WSJ – Mother Teresa Set for Sainthood After Vatican Approves Second Miracle

WSJ – Mother Teresa Set for Sainthood After Vatican Approves Second Miracle

The Wall Street Journal reported today that Mother Teresa is set for Sainthood after the Vatican approved a ‘Second Miracle’.  Mother Teresa, born in 1910, accomplished much in her 87 years of life in service to the poor.  As you may know, Mother Teresa was the founder of Missionaries of Charity, an order of...

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Daily Reading for December 19, 2015

Daily Reading for December 19, 2015

  St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 3:8-12 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 2. Psalm 31.11,1 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous. Blessed are they whose transgressions have been forgiven. BRETHREN, the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “in...

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Metropolitan Joseph Speaks with Salt Lake City News on Syria

Metropolitan Joseph Speaks with Salt Lake City News on Syria

    His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph Al-Zehlaoui was in Salt Lake City recently and spoke candidly in an interview with Antiochian journalist Peter Samore to discuss the Syrian civil war. His concerns are for the refugees who are seeking assistance, stating that those who are fighting and killing in Syria...

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Archbishop Demetrios Offers Christmas Message of Peace

Archbishop Demetrios Offers Christmas Message of Peace

      For unto us a Child is born, and His name will be called…Prince of Peace! (Isaiah 9:6)   To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons...

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Archbishop Demetrios Offers Christmas Message in Greek

Archbishop Demetrios Offers Christmas Message in Greek

       Ὅτι παιδίον ἐγεννήθη ἡμῖν, καί καλεῖται τό ὄνομα Αὐτοῦ, Ἄρχων Εἰρήνης. (Ἠσαΐας 9:6) Πρός τούς Σεβασμιωτάτους καί Θεοφιλεστάτους Ἀρχιερεῖς, τούς Εὐλαβεστάτους Ἱερεῖς καί Διακόνους, τούς Μοναχούς καί Μοναχές, τούς Προέδρους καί Μέλη τῶν Κοινοτικῶν Συμβουλίων, τά Ἡμερήσια καί Ἀπογευματινά Σχολεῖα, τίς Φιλοπτώχους Ἀδελφότητες, τήν Νεολαία, τίς Ἑλληνορθόδοξες Ὀργανώσεις καί...

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What to Give to the One who Made Everything?

What to Give to the One who Made Everything?

    So here is a twist on the usual question:  what do you get for that someone who *made* everything?  I confess to you, dear reader,  that the question comes a bit crassly off my fingertips.  But the truth is, here we are, at the inauguration of the Christmas...

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Nativity Devotion, December 20: Are You “Giving” or “Exchanging”?

Nativity Devotion, December 20: Are You “Giving” or “Exchanging”?

Then opening their treasures, they offered Him gifts—gold, frankincense and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team! Many work-places make a “gift exchange” part of their office Christmas party.  This is done so that everyone brings one gift and receives one gift and it insures that everyone only has...

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Nativity Devotion, December 19: What is a Gift?

Nativity Devotion, December 19: What is a Gift?

Then opening their treasures, they offered Him gifts—gold, frankincense and myrrh.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team!   It seems that gift-giving, for many, has become the center-piece of the Christmas holiday.  Gifts have also become the greatest source of stress during the Christmas season.  We stress about trying...

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Nativity Devotion, December 18: I can Only Imagine

Nativity Devotion, December 18: I can Only Imagine

And going into the house they saw the child with Mary His mother, and they fell down and worshipped Him.  Matthew 2:11   Good morning Prayer Team! What would your first reaction be if you walked into a room and Christ was there?  One can only imagine the scene when...

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Open Call for Proposals on Issues of Human Trafficking

Open Call for Proposals on Issues of Human Trafficking

    Divine Compassion and Human Trafficking “Diakonima” Outreach Open Call for Proposals This Outreach Seeks Proposals for: Papers, Projects, Constructive Advice and Practical Assistance   “Diakonima” Project Synopsis: Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV) is circulating this open “Call for Proposals” requesting help from qualified persons who wish to participate in...

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Mary, Did You Know?

Mary, Did You Know?

  There are hundreds of Christmas songs and hymns.   They come in all different shapes and sizes and they range from fun to reverence.  You may have heard of a song titled, “Mary, Did You Know?”   It’s about the amazing things Jesus did and questions if Mary knew after...

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