The Power of a Kiss

The Power of a Kiss

When I was a little girl I would spend a few weeks in the summer with my Greek grandmother (Yiayia) and grandfather (Papou). They immigrated from Greece in their young adulthood and settled in a small mill town in Pennsylvania. Yiayia loved to hold my head with both hands and...

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The Kingdom of Heaven Shall be Compared to Ten Maidens

The Kingdom of Heaven Shall be Compared to Ten Maidens

Listen to the Daily Reading for April 26, 2016, Holy Tuesday The Gospel according to Matthew 22:15-46; 23:1-39 At that time, the Pharisees went and took counsel how to entangle him in his talk. And they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that...

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A Joint Statement Concerning the Abduction of Metropolitans Paul and Youhanna

A Joint Statement Concerning the Abduction of Metropolitans Paul and Youhanna

On April 21, 2016, a joint statement was issued by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, and the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, marking the three year anniversary of the abduction of Metropolitans Paul and Youhanna. Balamand, 21 April, 2016 Beloved Spiritual...

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Archon Theofanis V. Economidis named recipient of the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship, Oct. 14

Archon Theofanis V. Economidis named recipient of the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship, Oct. 14

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition. An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his...

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Stop Living an Old Testament Christianity

Stop Living an Old Testament Christianity

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law, justice and mercy and faith; these you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.  Matthew 23:23  (From the Gospel of the Bridegroom Service on Holy...

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