Church History, Order and Beauty

Church History, Order and Beauty

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl022016wv.mp3 Do all Christians believe in the same God?  Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with Fr. John W. Morris, Ph.D., pastor of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Vicksburg, Mississippi concerning his book, The Historic Church: An Orthodox View of Christian History. Listen as they discuss Biblical interpretation and theological lies that veil...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Polycarp

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Polycarp

  February 23, 2016 Saint Peter’s Second Universal Letter 2:9-22 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. Beloved, the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trial, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of...

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Understanding Heaven

Understanding Heaven

Timmy, Yiayia, and the Resurrection  Growing up, my brothers and I used to play at my maternal grandparents’ house with the neighborhood children. I love to revisit these innocent times full of joy and wonder in my memory. We would spend our days outside until nightfall. Just at dusk the...

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Exploring Byzantine Aesthetics

Exploring Byzantine Aesthetics

  Orthodox Christians, throughout their entire journey on earth, may attend thousands of church services and visit hundreds of different churches. The novelty of Orthodox ecclesiastical beauty and byzantine arts, may simply wear off after a certain number of visits or church services, but for those professionals who work to...

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LIVE Bible Study Guide – Session 47 – The Book of Acts

LIVE Bible Study Guide – Session 47 – The Book of Acts

LIVE STREAM Bible Study Guide The Book of Acts 21.18 – 21.38 – Homily 46 March 16, 2016 With Father Athanasios Haros Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. EST Watch LIVE Bible Study When: March 16, 2016 & Every Wednesdays at 7 p.m. EST What:  A Bible Study on the Book of Acts ...

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Kids ‘n’ Cancer, Camp Agape Philoptochos Ministry

Kids ‘n’ Cancer, Camp Agape Philoptochos Ministry

“Whoever receives one little child like this in My name receives Me.” Matthew 18:5 Metropolis Philoptochos hosts camps for children with cancer Every year, 100’s of families have the opportunity to witness the love at Camp Agape, provided through the dedication and generosity of the Ladies Philoptochos Society of the Metropolis...

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Humility, the Pharisee and Preparation

Humility, the Pharisee and Preparation

    Listen to our Greek Program… The virtue of humility and the existential loneliness of the Pharisee As we enter the Triodion, the Great Lent, our Church illuminates the fight we have to give with our deepest self, where our passions reside, which sometimes are transformed into virtues.  Such...

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St. Tikhon’s to Host Annual Vocations Retreat

St. Tikhon’s to Host Annual Vocations Retreat

South Canaan, Pa (February 19, 2016) — Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will host its annual Vocations Retreat on Friday and Saturday, April 22-­23, 2016. “For many years, men from multiple Orthodox jurisdictions have been coming to St. Tikhon’s on Lazarus Saturday for a spiritual retreat designed specifically to help them...

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He Who Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted

He Who Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted

Jesus said this parable:  Two men went down to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee, and the other a tax collector.  The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ‘God I thank Thee that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. ...

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