Christ is Risen, Orthodox Paschal Troparion (English, Arabic, Greek)

Christ is Risen, Orthodox Paschal Troparion (English, Arabic, Greek)

Are you tired of saying “Christ is Risen?” I hope not! We still have a while to go. Traditionally we greet one another with these words throughout the Paschal Season, that is until Ascension. This year, Ascension isn’t until June 9th. In this video, “Christ is Risen”, the Orthodox Paschal...

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New York Parish Hopes to Find Stolen Icon

New York Parish Hopes to Find Stolen Icon

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan- On Sunday, May 8, 2016, an icon of St. Spyridon was stolen from Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church on Wadsworth Avenue, New York City. The suspect now in custody is a local homeless man.  The church’s video surveillance shows that he walked in, made the sign of the...

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A Few Liturgical Adjustments for Paschal Season

A Few Liturgical Adjustments for Paschal Season

Have you noticed some of the nuances of the Paschal Season (Easter to Ascension) and how they have affected our Liturgical worship these past few weeks? Please remain standing We no longer kneel during the Consecration of the Gifts, when the bread and wine become the body and blood of...

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Sin No More, that Nothing Worse Befall You

Sin No More, that Nothing Worse Befall You

  Listen to the Daily Reading for May 22, 2016, Sunday of the Paralytic, and then watch a Bible Study on the verses. Acts of the Apostles 9:32-42 IN THOSE DAYS, as Peter went here and there among them all, he came down also to the saints that lived at...

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Jonathan Jackson + Enation Hit the Road for Summer Tour

Jonathan Jackson + Enation Hit the Road for Summer Tour

Following the release of their new EP Blame-shifter, Jonathan Jackson + Enation will be hitting the road this summer; tour dates are listed below.  Jackson, a five-time Daytime EMMY® Award-winning actor for his role in General Hospital, is also an Orthodox Christian.  In an interview with Pemptousia in April of...

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We Are All Supposed to Become Fishermen

We Are All Supposed to Become Fishermen

Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the beach; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus.  Jesus said to them, “Children, have you any fish?” They answered Him, “No.” 6 He said to them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will...

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