Listen to the Daily Reading for January 13, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 13, 2016

  Afterfeast of the Theophany of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 3:23-29; 4:1-5 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. BRETHREN, before faith came, we were confined under the...

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Cancer Survivor Gives Back

Cancer Survivor Gives Back

  It’s hard to spend Christmas in chemo, so over the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday, Chicago’s Windy City LIVE visited Lurie Children’s Hospital with food for the patients, their family, and staff. And since Christmas isn’t the only time for charitable giving, and philanthropy never goes out of style, I thought it...

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Egyptian President Vows to Rebuild Churches

Egyptian President Vows to Rebuild Churches

  According to an article on EGYPTIAN STREETS, “Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi vowed during a speech at Coptic Christmas Mass to rebuild and renovate all churches and homes that had been torched during violence in 2013.” Referring to damage done to Coptic churches in 2013,  President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi...

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Applications for Agris Scholarship Now Being Accepted

Applications for Agris Scholarship Now Being Accepted

$5,000 grants available to Greek American communications majors in memory of veteran journalist Peter Agris ~ Deadline for 2016 applications is March 1 ~ BOSTON – “As an up and coming broadcast journalist, being chosen as a recipient of the Peter Agris Memorial Scholarship was a rewarding pat on the back and a...

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Christian Cemetery in Jerusalem Desecrated  

Christian Cemetery in Jerusalem Desecrated  

  RT News recently reported that a Christian cemetery of “Dier Beit Jamal” of the Salesian monastery in Jerusalem  was desecrated by unknown people. “The church didn’t name possible suspects, however, this is not the first time Christian cemeteries have become targets of hate crimes. Previously such attacks have been...

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Tulsa Churches Bless Arkansas River

Tulsa Churches Bless Arkansas River

Orthodox Christians around the world are still celebrating Epiphany, and they have become very creative about it. In Tulsa, OK, three area churches, (Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, St. Antony Orthodox Christian Church and Holy Apostles Orthodox Christian Church) blessed the water of the Arkansas River last Sunday, but, instead...

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Be Transfigured- Follow the Light

Be Transfigured- Follow the Light

Be Transfigured – Follow the Light As the Church celebrates the Feast of Epiphany, Light has come into the world to lead us out of darkness. The problem is that the world is filled with obstacles that obscure our view of the Light, and we often find ourselves lost in the...

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Daily Devotion, January 12: What is Prayer?

Daily Devotion, January 12: What is Prayer?

Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.  Ephesians 6:18   Good morning Prayer Team! Going back to the basics this week, today’s reflection addresses a simple but very important question—What is prayer?  If we are supposed to be praying daily, what exactly is it that...

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