“Christ is Risen” in Church Slavonic and Greek

“Christ is Risen” in Church Slavonic and Greek

The YouTube channel Orthodox Church in Lithuania posted this lovely video of  what is Auto Translated as the Bishop’s Choir singing “Christ is Risen!” in Church Slavonic and Greek.  It’s stunning. They do a marvelous job comparing the two church styles from a vibrant and bold sound to an airy, angelic...

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He Chose from Them Twelve

He Chose from Them Twelve

Listen to the Daily Reading for May 10, 2016, Simon the Zealot & Apostle. St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 4:9-16 BRETHREN, God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to...

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Everyone Celebrates St. George in Taybeh

Everyone Celebrates St. George in Taybeh

On May 6. 2016, Orthodox, Catholic, and Melkite faithful gathered in Taybeh, the only Christian town left in Israel or Palestine, to celebrate the feast of St. George, a very popular saint in that region. According to Maria Khoury, in an article posted in The Arab Daily News: “… our...

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Marriage or Monasticism?

Marriage or Monasticism?

Based on the teaching of the Eastern Church Founders, Bishop of Nafpaktos, Hierotheos shares thoughts on marriage and monastic life.  Love is the ultimate goal of both, “both are compared to and directed to God’s love.”    Most young people don’t know how to discover their calling in the life. Whether to...

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Christian Rights and Freedom Institute Shares Video Describing  the Pogrom in Istanbul in 1955 Against Greeks and Other Minorities

Christian Rights and Freedom Institute Shares Video Describing the Pogrom in Istanbul in 1955 Against Greeks and Other Minorities

Watch Now. The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights and stand against Christian persecution.  You have our resound commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and active participant to helping all in need. The St. Katherine...

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Fr. David Bissias Speaks at Chicago Archons Retreat

Fr. David Bissias Speaks at Chicago Archons Retreat

  KANSASVILLE, WI: The Archons of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago held their first ever Archon Retreat today at the St Iakovos Retreat Center in Kansasville, Wisconsin. This planned future annual event featured a business and planning session, keynote address by Father David Bissias, opportunity to explore the outstanding...

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The First Ordination

The First Ordination

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.” And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:21-22  Monday of the 2nd Week of Pascha   Good morning...

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