In the Service

In the Service

In the Service It is customary on the day of Ordination to offer a few words before the bishop. On the day of my ordination to the Diaconate, being a lover of languages, I made the connection between the words Sargeant, Deacon, and Samurai. Each of these words means “servant”...

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Celebrating Saint Basil

Celebrating Saint Basil

The Orthodox Church celebrates thousands of saints a year. There are some saints that have moveable feasts in case their feast falls on a fast period like St. George. There are some that are celebrated following major events like the Virgin Mary after Christmas or St. John the Baptist after...

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Thankful Witness

Thankful Witness

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 And Stephen, full of grace and power, did great wonders and signs among the people.  Acts 6:8   Good morning Prayer Team! Christ is Born!  Glorify Him! Today we commemorate the...

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A Christmas Mash of Culture and Faith

A Christmas Mash of Culture and Faith

Are you still enjoying the Nativity Season? They may have stopped playing Christmas music on the radio, but we haven’t. Here is a lovely rendition of O Come Emmanuel with the Christmas Katavasia composed by Dina Marinakos. It’s performed by Dina on piano and accompanied by Andy Holland on cello  ...

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