Cell Phones and Kids Part 1

Cell Phones and Kids Part 1

Should your child have a cell phone? The following article is the first of three parts from Technology Safety Through the Eyes of Faith, www.faithandsafety.org, a resource guide brought to you by a collaboration between the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and an attempt...

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The Washington Oxi Day Foundation

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation

Do you know what “Oxi”means? It’s pronounced “oh-hee” and it means “No.” The Washington Oxi Day Foundation has produced an insightful short video titled “Today’s World Leaders Praise Greek Courage” features their accomplishments as they prepare for the Sixth Annual Washington Oxi Day Celebration taking place October 26-28, 2016. Sixth Annual Washington...

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The Washington Oxi Day Foundation Offers Award for Courage

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation Offers Award for Courage

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation Holds Gala at U.S. Institute of Peace Vice President Joe Biden and his son Beau Biden (posthumously) will receive the Oxi Day Award for Courage during the Washington Oxi Day Foundation’s annual gala in Washington, DC on October 27, 2016 at the US Institute of...

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Love one another

Love one another

Listen to the Daily Reading for October 26, 2016, The Holy Great Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer St. Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 2:1-10 TIMOTHY, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me before many witnesses entrust to faithful men...

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OCMC News – Support A Mission Priest in Zimbabwe

OCMC News – Support A Mission Priest in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is home to just a few Orthodox priests who have committed their lives to serving the faithful in that country. Though Orthodoxy has had a presence in Zimbabwe since the early 20th century, for decades the Church was limited to serving Orthodox expatriates from Greece and elsewhere. In 1993,...

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Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry, Part IV

Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry, Part IV

Weekly Offering Envelopes A weekly envelope system works well as a collection vehicle for some parishioners, a reminder for others, and a way to send offerings when attending Church is not possible. A significant percentage of the offerings may be received through the mail. Consider offering envelopes for Sunday School...

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GOA Bookstore Offers Wide Variety of Materials to Teach Greek

GOA Bookstore Offers Wide Variety of Materials to Teach Greek

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Education is pleased to offer a wide variety of materials to help teach and learn the Greek language. Download Catalogs and Order Forms (PDF) New Book & Resource Catalog Old Book & Resource Catalog Books Order Form Diplomas Order Form  Curricula for...

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A Lot of it Won’t Matter Next Week

A Lot of it Won’t Matter Next Week

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you shall eat, or what you shall drink, not about your body, what you shall put on.  Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?  Look at the birds of the...

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One Good Thought: A Good Word is an Oasis

One Good Thought: A Good Word is an Oasis

Edna King   A bad word makes even good people bad, but a good word turns even bad people into good. +Saint Macarius the Elder Our words have so much power, yet it’s so easy to say them without thinking. Have you ever chosen to say something nice when you...

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