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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The Incarnation of God, the Good News of the New Testament and the Mother of God

The Incarnation of God, the Good News of the New Testament and the Mother of God

Alexandros Christodoulou With His incarnation, His humanization, God entered the innermost core of our lives in the most obvious way. He entered our circulatory system, our heart, the centre of everything, the centre of the universe. After He’d been expelled from our world, our body and our soul through our...

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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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