Yes, Lord; I Believe that You Are the Christ

Yes, Lord; I Believe that You Are the Christ

Listen to the Daily Reading for April 23, 2016, Lazarus Saturday and the Feast of St. George. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 12:28-29; 13:1-8 BRETHREN, let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe;...

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Camp Good Shepherd 2016: 1 Camp in 3 Locations

Camp Good Shepherd 2016: 1 Camp in 3 Locations

Westfield, New Jersey –CAMP GOOD SHEPHERD (CGS), the official summer camp of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey, with the blessings and enthusiastic support of His Eminence, Metropolitan EVANGELOS of New Jersey, will be in full session during the month of July throughout our Holy Metropolis. For the first...

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His Cross and Our Cross

His Cross and Our Cross

  True Life- Greek is a weekly program that strives to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: His Cross and Our Cross What did our Lord mean when He said, in Luke 9:23, “If any man would come after...

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Proclaiming the Messiah with Palms and Evangelism

Proclaiming the Messiah with Palms and Evangelism

The African culture is ripe and ready for Orthodoxy because her people already live in community. Listen to an interesting interview with one of Kenya’s indigenous  Orthodox Bishops, His Grace Bishop Neofitos. Bringing an ancient faith to an equally ancient and established culture brings the need for economia, adjustments. Listen...

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Saint John Chrysostom preaches to us on the refugee crisis

Saint John Chrysostom preaches to us on the refugee crisis

In the wake of the current refugee crisis, Saint John Chrysotom urges us to become loving and gentle towards other people, forgive those who err and show mercy, if we wish to be judged favorably ourselves. They say that these are fugitives, foreigners and wretches. That they’ve left their homelands...

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The power of prayer and fasting (Mk. 9, 17-31)

The power of prayer and fasting (Mk. 9, 17-31)

As Christians, thoughtfully done prayers and fasts can help us realize our impact on the salvation of the world; Jesus has made it clear that believers can achieve anything they want.  In these times when the certainties and great world theories have all failed, it just may be time to...

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St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Tampa FL

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Tampa FL

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church is dedicated to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ as the one, Holy and catholic and apostolic church. The church shall seek to fulfill its mission by: • Embracing the Spiritual Life of the Orthodox Church through regular prayer, worship and frequent participation...

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OCAMPR Announces Bishop Alexander (OCA) to Give Keynote at November Conference

OCAMPR Announces Bishop Alexander (OCA) to Give Keynote at November Conference

BROOKLINE, MA   The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion recently announced that His Grace, Bishop Alexander of Dallas, the South and the Bulgarian Diocese will deliver the opening keynote address at its annual conference at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology here November 3-5,...

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Fr. Laurent Cleenewerck Honored by King Abdullah II for Contribution to Interfaith Dialogue

Fr. Laurent Cleenewerck Honored by King Abdullah II for Contribution to Interfaith Dialogue

With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco, the V. Rev. Laurent Cleenewerck , rector of St Innocent Orthodox Church in Eureka, CA, traveled last week to Amman, Jordan, at the invitation of King Abdullah II to be recognized for his recent contribution to Christian-Muslim and interfaith...

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Who is Going to Step Forward?

Who is Going to Step Forward?

For Thy name’s sake do not give us up utterly, and do not break Thy covenant, and do not withdraw Thy mercy from us, for the sake of Abraham Thy beloved and for the sake of Isaac Thy servant and Israel Thy holy one, to whom Thou didst promise to make their...

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