Christmas Has to Mean Something

Christmas Has to Mean Something

Be Transfigured – Christmas Has to Mean Something More than half of all Americans consider Christmas a “cultural experience” rather than a religious holiday. We all know at least one person, maybe even a family member, that considers Christmas just about decorations, gifts and a big family dinner. But if the...

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Daily Reading for December 29, 2015, Holy Innocents

Daily Reading for December 29, 2015, Holy Innocents

  St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 2:11-18 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 98.9,1 Exalt the Lord our God. The Lord reigns; let the people tremble. BRETHREN, he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified have all one origin. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying, “I...

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Christmas Message from the Assembly of Bishops Chairman

Christmas Message from the Assembly of Bishops Chairman

  For the Lord your God is God of Gods and the Lord of Lords…He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and loves the stranger, giving him food and clothing (Reading from Great Vespers of the Nativity; Deuteronomy 10: 17-18).   To the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the...

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Good News of Great Joy for Challenging Times

Good News of Great Joy for Challenging Times

    GOOD NEWS OF GREAT JOY FOR CHALLENGING TIMES Christmas 2015 – Webster, MA   God Rest ye merry gentlemen let nothing you dismay, for Jesus Christ our Savior was born on Christmas Day, to save us all from Satan’s power e’re we have gone astray, O tiding of...

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A Christmas Message by St. John Chrysostom, Ομιλία του Αγ. Ιωάννου του Χρυσοστόμου για τα Χριστούγεννα

A Christmas Message by St. John Chrysostom, Ομιλία του Αγ. Ιωάννου του Χρυσοστόμου για τα Χριστούγεννα

  St John Chrysostom talks about Christmas, reflecting on our attitude towards the great mystery of love God has for us. Ομιλία του Αγ. Ιωάννου του Χρυσοστόμου για τα Χριστούγεννα Η εκπομπή παρουσιάζει μια ομιλία του αγίου Ι. Χρυσοστόμου για τα Χριστούγεννα. Οι σκέψεις του αγίου παραμένουν διαχρονικές και μας βάζουν...

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Chryssavgis to deliver Father Alexander Schmemann Lecture in 2016

Chryssavgis to deliver Father Alexander Schmemann Lecture in 2016

  Monday, December 28, 2015 Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis to deliver 33rd Father Alexander Schmemann Lecture in January  The 33rd Annual Father Alexander Schmemann Memorial Lecture, titled “Toward the Holy and Great Council: Retrieving a Culture of Conciliarity and Consensus” will be presented by The Reverend Dr....

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Changing Your World, Part 4: Sharing God with Your World

Changing Your World, Part 4: Sharing God with Your World

We are living in difficult days.  If we aren’t careful, we can let the fear and anxiety from the outside affect us inside.  But God doesn’t want us to be afraid.  We have to be careful since we are not of this world, we are different.  And God expects certain...

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Nativity Devotion, December 28: We Have to Take the Same Journey

Nativity Devotion, December 28: We Have to Take the Same Journey

Now when the magi had departed, behold an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there till I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy Him.” ...

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