My Salvation Will Reach the End of the Earth.

My Salvation Will Reach the End of the Earth.

Listen to the Daily Reading for April 16, 2016, 5th Saturday of Lent: The Akathist Hymn Isaiah 49:6-10 Thus says the LORD: “I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.” Thus says the LORD, the Redeemer of...

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Philoptochos Holds Webinar Training for Social Services

Philoptochos Holds Webinar Training for Social Services

The women of Philoptochos are often called for a variety of requests.  Parish families are often in great need but embarrassed to ask for financial help. Hospitals call the church when they have Greek-speaking patients. It may seem everyone has a GOFUNDME account. With great resources comes greater responsibilities. Is...

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EIKONA Performs for St. Nicholas Shrine Fundraiser

EIKONA Performs for St. Nicholas Shrine Fundraiser

  Elmhurst, IL: Eikona, a three sister ensemble, held a fundraiser concert tonight hosted by St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Elmhurst, Illinois. Over 140 attended the event with proceeds from the fundraiser going to St Nicholas National Shrine in New York City, New York. Eikona, who have childhood ties to...

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OCMC News – Life in Kenya: Teaching, More Teaching, and Some Writing too!

OCMC News – Life in Kenya: Teaching, More Teaching, and Some Writing too!

Today is Thursday, so I was up early to make the drive to St. Paul’s University near Limuru before the morning traffic totally clogged Naivasha Road, the main road out of our part of town. Normally I teach two Master’s-level courses at St. Paul’s on Thursday mornings – a course...

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Increasing Our Faith

Increasing Our Faith

INCREASING OUR FAITH Fr Luke A. Veronis “O Faithless generation. How long shall I be with you? How long shall I bear with you?” (Mark 9:19) Imagine hearing those words from Christ! What would we think if Jesus called us a “Faithless generation,” and if he threatened us with the words, “How long shall...

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God Keeps His Promises

God Keeps His Promises

God Keeps His Promises Fr. Nicholas Louh begins a new sermon series with “God Keeps His Promises”. From the beginning of time we as humans have broken promises, like Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. People will disappoint you but God always anoints you with his promises. God makes 3,573...

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The Passover in the Old and New Testaments

The Passover in the Old and New Testaments

Since it was the day of Preparation, in order to prevent the bodies from remaining on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. So the soldiers came and...

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