Helping People Through Philoptochos

Helping People Through Philoptochos

  Recently, the Philoptochos Chapter of the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Community hosted a charity dinner where the women decorated the tables with Christmas themes. We called it the Philoptochos Christmas Tables Charity Dinner.  Despite the long name, the event was simple. We started by picking a charity.  In the...

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Daily Reading for December 20, 2015

Daily Reading for December 20, 2015

    St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 11:9-10; 32-40 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Daniel 3.26,27 Blessed are you, O Lord, the God of our fathers. For you are just in all you have done. BRETHREN, by faith Abraham sojourned in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, living in...

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Philoptochos – A Christmas Message from President Logus

Philoptochos – A Christmas Message from President Logus

Inspired by the National Philoptochos Society, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach of this organization to preserve the sanctity of life and family and to perpetuate and promote our Orthodox Christian faith and traditions.  Please join us in raising awareness for their...

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Navigating the Stress of Christmas

Navigating the Stress of Christmas

“Never again!”   Two words I think of often this time of year.   Never again!  Forget the mall. I am shopping for Christmas gifts online next year! Never again!  Did we need all these Christmas cookies? Never again!  Next year we are staying home and relaxing! Never again!  Do...

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The Nativity: An Icon of the Christian Family

The Nativity: An Icon of the Christian Family

  Everyone’s favorite time of the year is the period before Christmas, when the air is filled with joy, peace and expectation. We are blessed to live in a country that looks forward to Christmas although we might seem to have lost some of its meaning along the way.  We...

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Breaking of Human Trafficking the Cycle with Love

Breaking of Human Trafficking the Cycle with Love

  On the evening of Saturday, October 24th The Holy Cross Bookstore hosted and sponsored a forum on human trafficking facilitated by Dr. Timothy Patitsas, Professor of Ethics at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Participants were shown segments from the documentary “A Path Appears”, which explored...

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This Week in Orthodoxy: December 18, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy: December 18, 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 some of the headlines making the news this week. Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowships to Work at United Nations 50th Anniversary of common...

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