Listen to the Daily Reading for January 30, 2016, Three Hierarchs

Listen to the Daily Reading for January 30, 2016, Three Hierarchs

    EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 13:7-16 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, remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God; consider the outcome of their...

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Assyrian Hostages Released

Assyrian Hostages Released

The Assyrian International News Agency just reported that ISIS has released 22 Assyrian hostages! In the article they reported that Bishop Aprim was among 22 Assyrian hostages in Syria. The article goes on to list dates when hostages were taken and released from Hasaka, Qaryatain, and Khabur. It is reported...

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Why We Celebrate Three Hierarchs

Why We Celebrate Three Hierarchs

St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom – the three Holy Hierarchs. We celebrate their feast day today, the 30th of January, but why? Each of them has their own day, when we celebrate their lives and contributions to our Orthodox faith. But what did...

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Orthodox News: Syrian Bishops, Prison Ministry, March for Life

Orthodox News: Syrian Bishops, Prison Ministry, March for Life

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 stories making headlines this week. 1000 Days and More, Remembering The Syrian Kidnapped Bishops of Aleppo State of Florida court says, Religious...

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Sunday Sermon:  Persistence in Faith   

Sunday Sermon:  Persistence in Faith   

  Beloved, there are many circumstances in life that can overwhelm our faith; health issues, financial problems, influences of the world and evil around us. The blind man of Jericho had all of these working against him……yet he did not give up. He stayed persistent in his faith and he...

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OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR, an international, pan-Orthodox organization endorsed by the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America, is excited to announce this year’s Conference, “On Pain and Suffering,” to be held Nov. 3-5, 2016, at Holy Cross seminary, Brookline, MA. The complete program, registration and hotel information will be...

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Daily Devotion, January 29: A Challenge is Coming Next Week: Do You Fit God around Your Life, or Your Life Around God?

Daily Devotion, January 29: A Challenge is Coming Next Week: Do You Fit God around Your Life, or Your Life Around God?

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.  You shall have no other gods before me.” Exodus 20:1-2   Good morning Prayer Team! For those who have been reading my...

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