Hermitage of the Holy Cross

Hermitage of the Holy Cross

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore. Hermitage of the Holy Cross, Wayne, West, Virginia.  (Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia) By Alexei Krindatch Almost Heaven When John Denver wrote the lyric “Almost heaven,...

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Be wise as serpents and innocent as doves

Be wise as serpents and innocent as doves

  Listen to the Daily Reading for September 15, 2016, St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians 1:24-29, 2:1 BRETHREN, now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church,...

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Vegas Odds

Vegas Odds

Vegas Odds When God famously allows Job to be afflicted, his test turns out to be a Divine vote of confidence.  If God is “betting on us”, what is our response to the hardships that befall us? ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at the Greek Orthodox Church...

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Antiochian Women Announce 2017 Project Theme

Antiochian Women Announce 2017 Project Theme

The Antiochian Women are excited to announce the theme of our 2017 Project: “Strengthening the Ministries of our Church.” This theme is a distillation of the sweeping vision which Metropolitan Joseph readily shared with us at the summer meetings in July, 2016. His Eminence spoke with farsighted boldness and passion...

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The Need for Accountability

The Need for Accountability

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Love one another with brotherly affection; outdo one another in showing honor.  Romans 12:10   Good morning Prayer Team! We’re all familiar with the term “peer pressure,” it’s when you feel pressured by your peers to do something.  Sometimes that thing is bad—like when people are in...

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