The Holy Protection of the Theotokos

The Holy Protection of the Theotokos

Listen to the Daily Reading for October 28, 2016, The Holy Protection of the Theotokos St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 9:1-7 BRETHREN, the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary. For a tent was prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table...

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Patriarchal Proclamation on the 25th Anniversary of His All-Holiness’ Election to the Ecumenical Throne

Patriarchal Proclamation on the 25th Anniversary of His All-Holiness’ Election to the Ecumenical Throne

Oct 26, 2016 MESSAGE OF HIS ALL-HOLINESS ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW To the Plenitude of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Worldwide On the 25th Anniversary of His Election to the Ecumenical Throne We offer praise and glory to the Triune God, who deemed us worthy to reach the twenty-fifth anniversary since the day when, by the...

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Webquests on Greek Culture

Webquests on Greek Culture

The Webquests below, designed under the direction of the Archdiocesan District Office of Education, are designed to help students gain a richer appreciation of the Greek language and culture. Students are able to engage in interactive, inquiry-based learning activities with or without the help of an adult. Webquests are also...

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Progress on St. Nicholas – Watch the Dome Start to Take Shape!

Progress on St. Nicholas – Watch the Dome Start to Take Shape!

Earlier this morning, the cupolas were installed over the stairwells of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine! Continuing on over the next few weeks, the dome will start to take shape. You can see in front of the church, the metal ring tension that will go on the...

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Going Back to Where We Started

Going Back to Where We Started

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.  But we beseech you, brethren, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them highly in love because of their work. I...

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Holy Protection Orthodox Monastery, Greek Monastery

Holy Protection Orthodox Monastery, Greek Monastery

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore. The Chapter titled, Holy Protection Orthodoxy Monastery, White Haven, Pennsylvania, (Greek Orthodox Archdiocese) was written by Chrysanthe Loizos. Pocono Mountains. On an unassuming two-lane road just off the interstate,...

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