The Time for Orthodoxy in America?

The Time for Orthodoxy in America?

Circles of young women crying on one another’s shoulders—you’ve seen the pictures. As if a Tsunami had just struck the coast and wiped away every living person they knew, demolishing every personal possession they had. Young men aghast, photographed staring blankly at the TV screen, frightfully covering their noses with...

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‘My house shall be a house of prayer’

‘My house shall be a house of prayer’

Listen to the Daily Reading for November 29, 2016, St. Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians 3:8-13 BRETHREN, if you stand fast in the Lord, what thanksgiving can we render to God for you, for all the joy which we feel for your sake before our God, praying earnestly night...

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Hope and Preparation

Hope and Preparation

Christmas is the season of hope.  But for many who have been caught up in the surge of human trafficking, this seems like an impossible dream. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Sister Theonymphi, one of the nuns at All Saints Greek Orthodox Monastery in Calverton, NY. The Sisterhood has...

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Equality between women and men in the Church

Equality between women and men in the Church

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis Let’s examine how women have been treated in Orthodox theology. It’s well known that Saint Paul proclaimed: ‘There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus’ . In saying this,...

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Start the Day with Five Thankful Thoughts

Start the Day with Five Thankful Thoughts

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1   I thank Thee that Thou hast answered me and hast become my salvation. The stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner. This is the Lord’s...

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