Unless I see, I will not believe.

Unless I see, I will not believe.

Listen to the Daily Reading for October 6, 2016, The Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas.  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...

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Fords Speak at Orthodox Theological Society of America in Brookline

Fords Speak at Orthodox Theological Society of America in Brookline

SOUTH CANAAN, PA — On Sept. 29 and 30, 2016, Dr. David and Dr. Mary Ford represented St. Tikhon’s Seminary in attending the annual meeting of Orthodox Theological Society of America (OTSA), held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, in Brookline, Mass.  The theme of the conference was...

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Exhibit at Estonian Museum Invites Guests to Kick Image of Virgin Mary

Exhibit at Estonian Museum Invites Guests to Kick Image of Virgin Mary

An exhibit at the new National Estonian Museum invites guests to kick an Image of the Virgin Mary, sparking controversy and protests from both politicians and Church leaders.  The opening of Estonia’s new National Museum has been overshadowed by protests from Church leaders and politicians over an exhibit they say...

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Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry

Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry

Though much of this section deals with the mechanics of implementing a stewardship program and the administration of the financial aspect of stewardship, we should not forget that Stewardship is a holistic concept involving the entire person. It is for this reason that the stewardship commitment card asks for the...

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No pain, no gain?

No pain, no gain?

Have you ever heard somebody say, “no pain, no gain”? Well, that means that you can’t get any better at something unless you have a little bit of pain with it. You know, if you train for a running race, sometimes you don’t feel so much like running. Maybe it...

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Generosity with Money

Generosity with Money

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT And He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the multitude putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums.  And a poor widow came, and put in two copper coins, which make a penny.  And He called His disciples to Him, and said...

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Concert to benefit restoration of NYC’s St. Sava Cathedral

Concert to benefit restoration of NYC’s St. Sava Cathedral

October 23 concert to benefit restoration of NYC’s St. Sava Cathedral GARDEN CITY, NY  The Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir, under the direction of Aleksei V. Shipovalnikov and his associate Stratos Mandalakis, and the choirs of the Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, NY, will present a concert to benefit...

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Assembly of Bishops Gather in Detroit for Annual Meeting

Assembly of Bishops Gather in Detroit for Annual Meeting

The Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened their 7th Annual General Assembly Meeting in Detroit on October 4, 2016, with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Antiochian Basilica of Saint Mary in Livonia, Michigan. The Bishops commenced their work with an opening address by...

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