National Philoptochos Joins Efforts with Houston Parish

National Philoptochos Joins Efforts with Houston Parish

  25,000 meals to reach their goal It is February 5, 2016, in Houston, TX, the National Board of the Philoptochos Society is on a mission to feed underprivileged children in Houston. Maria Logus, the President of the National Philoptochos Society had challenged her army of Philoptochos women members across the...

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Greek Orthodox Saint John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival

Greek Orthodox Saint John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival

  Why the Oratorical Festival Matters? In a time when most people can barely express their faith and what they believe in, Dr. Anton Vrame, Director of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, explains that the benefits of participating in the Saint John Chrysostom...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Martyr Eudocia the Samaritan

Listen to the Daily Reading for Martyr Eudocia the Samaritan

  March 1, 2016 Saint John’s First Universal Letter 3:9-22 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. Brethren, no one born of God commits sin; for God’s nature abides in him, and he cannot sin because he is born...

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ISIS Release 43 Assyrian Hostages in Syria

ISIS Release 43 Assyrian Hostages in Syria

Photo: Bishop Aprim stands with the Assyrians released by ISIS. Posted 2016-02-22 17:52 GMT (AINA) — ISIS today released 43 Assyrian hostages in Syria who were captured captured on February 23 when ISIS attacked the 35 Assyrian villages on the Khabur river in the Hasaka province. According to the Assyrian...

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Cyclone Does Not Deter Mission Work in Fiji

Cyclone Does Not Deter Mission Work in Fiji

  … on the Island Vanualevu in the town of Labasa   Life is best defined as a mystery; a wonderful mystery of God.   In this mystery, when we arrived by plane from Nadi of Vitilevu to Vanualevu, we had just spent four peaceful days at the mission center...

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Repentance Not Despair, Μετάνοια και όχι παραίτηση

Repentance Not Despair, Μετάνοια και όχι παραίτηση

    Listen to our Greek Program… Repentance Not Despair The parable of the Prodigal Son offers a great opportunity for us to consider the benefits of true repentance. Still knowing that God is Love, we don’t need to feel guilty and despair but we should focus on our battle...

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Light the Path, Philoptochos Ministry

Light the Path, Philoptochos Ministry

The large photo board with pictures of Seminarians students, above, is displayed proudly at the Light the Path events, which took place recently in November and December before Christmas. The Ladies of Philoptochos Society from the Metropolis of San Francisco, has been leading this remarkable ministry for over 25 years. The Bishop...

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Our Piety is Between Us and God

Our Piety is Between Us and God

Jesus said “Beware of practicing your piety before men in order to be seen by them; for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. . .And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”  Matthew 6: 1, 6 (Gospel on the Second Saturday of...

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