This Ointment Is to Prepare Me for Burial

This Ointment Is to Prepare Me for Burial

Listen to the Daily Reading for April 27, 2016, Holy Wednesday The Gospel according to John 12:17-50 At that time, the crowd that had been with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead bore witness. The reason why the crowd went to...

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How Many Ways Can You Say “Christ is Risen”?

How Many Ways Can You Say “Christ is Risen”?

Are you ready for the Big Day? During the Pascha/Easter season, the forty days between Jesus’ Resurrection and Ascension, a tradition of the Orthodox faithful is to greet one another with the words, “Christ is risen!” The standard response isn’t to repeat the greeting nor to say “Yes, I heard.”...

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Refugees, Webinars and Pulitzers

Refugees, Webinars and Pulitzers

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines April 22, 2016. 1. Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW, & Archbishop Ieronymos visit the Greek island of...

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Logismoi, Our Thoughts

Logismoi, Our Thoughts

  “The dispassionate man isn’t the man who has no passions but the man who doesn’t act on them.”   St. Isaac the Syrian As we close the last days of the Lenten season we might have found ourselves in uncharted territory. Was our thinking always clear? Were we as “in...

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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada)

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada)

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada) 86 Overlea Blvd. (1 Patriarch Bartholomew Way) Toronto, ON M4H 1C6 Canada Hours of Operation 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Monday through Friday) Photo source: Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada), Facebook page Live Broadcast www.gometropolis.org/multimedia/live-broadcast/ Orthros & Divine Liturgy 8:45 – 11:45 (TIME...

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If He is Our King

If He is Our King

Be Transfigured – If He is Our King The story of Palm Sunday reveals how easy it is to struggle between declaring Jesus Christ as our King or to betray Him and crucify Him. It is very easy to get wrapped up into calling Him our King and showing Him...

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Wise or Foolish, Which are You?

Wise or Foolish, Which are You?

Jesus said, “Then the kingdom of heaven shall be compared to ten maidens who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them; but the wise took flasks of...

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