Intensity, Freedom, and Joy — A Lenten Message

Intensity, Freedom, and Joy — A Lenten Message

”THE DIVINE SERVICES OF THE CHURCH are words in which we converse and speak to God with our worship and with our love. The hours spent closest to Paradise are the hours spent in the church together with all our brethren when we celebrate the Divine Liturgy, when we sing...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Theophylact the Confessor

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Theophylact the Confessor

  March 8, 2016 Saint Jude’s First Universal Letter 1:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept...

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A Conference by and for Homeschoolers

A Conference by and for Homeschoolers

In a society where non-Christian ideals are beginning to dominate in the public sphere, many pious parents are choosing to homeschool their children to ensure they absorb Christian ideals and remain unharmed by ideas of the world. To guide, support, and unite parents who homeschool their children, the Antiochian Orthodox...

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How Not To Judge

How Not To Judge

In the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, Jesus is describing the human condition of judgement. It is so easy to judge others in church and in our everyday lives. Listen and watch as Fr. Makiej explains how the Jesus prayer is the antidote to help us not...

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Fighting Nicely

Fighting Nicely

We all find ourselves at times having disagreements. We can get so wrapped up in winning the fight that we can find ourselves losing our relationships. Fr. Nicholas Louh explores the Book of James. If you only think about you and your needs and wants then your relationships are in...

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Hospital for the Sinners

Hospital for the Sinners

  In the Sunday sermon of Zacchaios, Fr. Lazarakis speaks of redemption. Saint John Chrysostom says that “the church is not a museum for the saints but a hospital for sinners.” Like Zacchaios, a thief and traitor, all of the saints were sinners. No one’s sins are so bad that they cannot be overpowered...

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Metropolis of Chicago Working to Stop Genocide 

Metropolis of Chicago Working to Stop Genocide 

  CONGRESSWOMAN ESHOO GRATEFUL TO BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS FOR ATTENTION TO GENOCIDE   U.S. HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE PASSES RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING GENOCIDE OF CHRISTIANS  IN MIDDLE EAST Chicago: Congresswoman Anna Eshoo of California’s 18th District and Co-chair of the bipartisan Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus in the House of...

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Philoptochos in Kansas City Are Making a Difference

Philoptochos in Kansas City Are Making a Difference

Corinthians 1 begins with the bestowing of diverse gifts as St. Paul draws on the beauty in the of individual members.  He then builds to a dramatic unity in verse 13, “For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or...

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God Is a Righteous Judge

God Is a Righteous Judge

  God is a righteous judge God is not only a loving father but also a righteous judge. This show reveals the combination of divine love and justice so to know that we Christians should combine faith and the common good! Ο δίκαιος κριτής Ο Θεός δεν είναι μόνο ένας φιλεύσπλαχνος Πατέρας αλλά κι...

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Come and See What!

Come and See What!

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” Nathanael answered him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?”  Philip said to him, “Come and see.”  John 1: 45-46  (Gospel...

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