14,000 infants (Holy Innocents) slain by Herod in Bethlehem

14,000 infants (Holy Innocents) slain by Herod in Bethlehem

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 29, 2016, 14,000 infants (Holy Innocents) slain by Herod in Bethlehem St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 2:11-18 BRETHREN, he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified have all one origin. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brethren, saying,...

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Vasilopita (Saint Basil Pie)

Vasilopita (Saint Basil Pie)

The Vasilopita (VasilOpita) is the main custom in Greece for New year. It’s one which we encounter throughout Greece, though naturally with local variations. These are mostly to do with the ingredients of the cake. In some places it’s a cake, though there are also parts where it’s a savory...

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The Lens of Thanksgiving—Do I See Challenges or Opportunities?

The Lens of Thanksgiving—Do I See Challenges or Opportunities?

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.  I Thessalonians 5: 16-18   Good morning Prayer Team! Christ...

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Vice President Biden and Miss Nadia Murad say, “Oxi!”

Vice President Biden and Miss Nadia Murad say, “Oxi!”

Vice President Biden and Miss Nadia Murad spoke passionately and eloquently during the 2016 Washington OXI Day Foundation Gala on the courage of the Greeks who said “No!” to the Nazi’s. They were an inspiration for us to continue to say “No!” to our modern-day Goliaths. Enjoy this short highlight...

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