He Will See You Again and Your Hearts Will Rejoice.

He Will See You Again and Your Hearts Will Rejoice.

Listen to the Daily Reading for June 15, 2016, The Holy Prophet Elisseus (Elisha) and then watch a recorded Bible Study on Acts. Part 1,  Part 2. Acts of the Apostles 23:1-11 IN THOSE DAYS, Paul, looking intently at the council, said, “Brethren, I have lived before God in all good conscience...

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Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Faculty Statement on the Holy and Great Council

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Faculty Statement on the Holy and Great Council

The Faculty of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology fully supports the coming Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church to be held at the Orthodox Academy on Crete June 16-27, 2016.  The Faculty affirms the importance of this Council for the life and witness of the Orthodox...

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Holy and Great Council

Holy and Great Council

The Council will take place after over 1000 years of not meeting and over 50 years of planning, studying and praying.  This meeting is an event which people throughout the world both Orthodox and non Orthodox should be interested in due to the fact that the body of Hierarchs and...

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What is the difference between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Church?

What is the difference between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Church?

Be Transfigured – What is the difference between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Church? With the approaching Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church our “Ask Father” series speaks on the differences, or in this case similarities, between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox...

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What can Non-Orthodox Christians do in the Church?

What can Non-Orthodox Christians do in the Church?

Be Transfigured – What can Non-Orthodox Christians do in the Church? This week’s “Ask Father” question is a follow-up to last week’s topic about Holy Communion. Now that we understand why a non-Orthodox Christian cannot receive Holy Communion in our Church, and why we cannot receive Holy Communion in a...

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Many Members, One Body

Many Members, One Body

When family members have been isolated for a long time – in the case of the autocephalous Orthodox Churches, for entire centuries – it is natural for fear and uncertainty to overshadow the possibility of conversation. The Holy and Great Council provides a unique moment and opportunity for such an...

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The Most Important Thing in Life Is the Only Non-Seasonal Thing We Do

The Most Important Thing in Life Is the Only Non-Seasonal Thing We Do

Then He led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up His hands He blessed them. While He blessed them, He parted from them, and was carried up into heaven.  And they returned to Jerusalem with great joy, and were continually in the temple blessing God.  Luke 24:50-53  Tuesday after...

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The Intersection of Art and Faith

The Intersection of Art and Faith

As a Christian and a creative individual, art takes on a different meaning. As opposed to a hobby or a means of self-expression, creativity is deeply rooted in our humanity. We were made out of the act of creation, therefore we naturally create. Even if you claim to prefer logical...

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