Celebrating the Theotokos Throughout the Calendar Year

Celebrating the Theotokos Throughout the Calendar Year

When I was growing up, I never really gave Mary, the mother of Jesus, much thought, except at Christmas. We were a church-going family, and our church did the whole Sunday School Christmas play thing. That’s when Mary came front and centre. Who would play her? She was, after all,...

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Growing up

Growing up

What does it mean to “grow up”? Does it mean you are getting taller? Or older? Or smarter?Or does it mean you can drive a car now? Or go to college? What does it mean to “grow up”? Today is January 1st, and it is eight days after Christmas, the...

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A dignified triad

A dignified triad

Ilias Voulgarakis Wednesday, 24 December 2137, the secondary three-man Committee for the Protection of Nature of the International Academy of Sciences was continuing its session. The three esteemed scientific chiefs, who, coincidentally, constituted an informal representation of the three largest races on earth, since one was white, another yellow and...

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Not What I Didn’t Get, but What I Have

Not What I Didn’t Get, but What I Have

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 And you shall eat and be full, and you shall bless the Lord your God for the good land He has given you.  Deuteronomy 8:10   Good morning Prayer Team!  ...

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The Nativity Season Isn’t Over Yet

The Nativity Season Isn’t Over Yet

Are you tired of Christmas or just getting started?  In this resource from the Antiochian Archdiocese titled From Nativity to Theophany, you can find articles on The Circumcision of the Lord, The Tradition of the Vasilopita, Theophany and Healing and The Great Blessing of Water. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)...

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