Orthodox Voices of America Asks: What Makes Us Human?

Orthodox Voices of America Asks: What Makes Us Human?

Your feelings connect you with the people around you.  Being connected to the people around you even connects you with God. It’s what makes you human. Feel your feelings!   Watch the video. ABOUT PAN ORTHODOX UNITED Pan Orthodox United works with local churches, Orthodox Organizations, and individuals with a Pan-Orthodox...

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St. Tikhon’s Choirs Perform Russian Orthodox Sacred Music at Eastern University

St. Tikhon’s Choirs Perform Russian Orthodox Sacred Music at Eastern University

On Sunday, November 6th, a combined choir — led by Benedict Sheehan of St. Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary — including St. Tikhon’s Seminary Mission Choir and members of the St. Tikhon Monastery Choir, offered a concert of Russian Orthodox sacred music exploring the biblical foundations of Orthodox Christian Liturgy. The...

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To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.

To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.

Listen to the Daily Reading for November 17, 2016, Gregory the Wonderworker & Bishop of Neo-Caesarea St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 12:7-11 BRETHREN, to each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. To one is given through the Spirit the utterance of wisdom, and to...

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Webquest: Homer and the Greek Oral Tradition

Webquest: Homer and the Greek Oral Tradition

Introduction Most of your encounters with Ancient Greek Literature have been with some kind of book that one of your teachers assigned or you picked up from the library or a friend. In fact, when people think about Ancient Greek Literature, usually they think about the great tragedies, or Plato’s...

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“More, please” or “Thank you!”

“More, please” or “Thank you!”

What would you do if somebody gave you a whole lot of something you like very much? A whole bag of chocolate candy, maybe. Would you say “Can I have some more?” or would you say, “Thank you!”? Most of us wouldn’t be so greedy to ask for more, would...

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Three Words—One Root

Three Words—One Root

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.  II Corinthians 4: 15  ...

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Ninth Century Bible, Codex 1424, Returns to Greek Monastery

Ninth Century Bible, Codex 1424, Returns to Greek Monastery

CHICAGO, IL: His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, with the blessings of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, received during a special ceremony in Chicago, Illinois, a rare 9th century Greek manuscript (Codex 1424) of the complete New Testament which is being returned by the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago...

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Faith and Personal Finance

Faith and Personal Finance

Just like many of you, I am a woman who wears more than one hat. The three heaviest hats – wife, mother, daughter – then banker, teacher and finally a special hat, Presvytera. I can probably opine on all of those roles because each one has its challenges and rewards....

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