The Icon of Extreme Humility

The Icon of Extreme Humility

On or around Holy Week last year, I stopped in our church office. A beautiful icon was on the table as I entered. In all my years, I did not remember ever seeing it before. It was the icon of Extreme Humility. As I venerated this icon, I wondered about...

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Palm Sunday in Guatemala!

Palm Sunday in Guatemala!

Palm Sunday was a new and very moving experience for me among the Mayan faithful. Of course, the church was packed as usual, but they raise the celebration to a new level with their love of processions and the enormous sizes of the palm crosses, which they wave joyously to...

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Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos Officiates Palm Sunday and the Beginning of Holy Week in St. Paul/Minneapolis

Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos Officiates Palm Sunday and the Beginning of Holy Week in St. Paul/Minneapolis

Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos Officiates Palm Sunday and the Beginning of Holy Week in St. Paul/Minneapolis GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH VISITS ST GEORGE AND ST MARY’S GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCHES   MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, visited St. George Greek Orthodox Church...

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It Gets Personal

It Gets Personal

Watch Fr. Michael Marcantoni as he speaks about  Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, one of the most prolific of modern Orthodox Theologians, and how he challenged our view of what personal meant, and the first week of Great and Holy Lent.   ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at...

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Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria 9 April 2017 Today, Egypt’s Christians experienced yet another targeted attack, with a bombing of the Church of Saint George in Tanta during...

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Come and Sit in the Crowds

Come and Sit in the Crowds

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ Holy Monday Then said Jesus to the crowds and to His disciples, “The scribes and Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; so practice and observe whatever they...

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Repentance, as I learned it from contemporary Saints and Elders (Part 3)

Repentance, as I learned it from contemporary Saints and Elders (Part 3)

Andreas Christoforou   I saw Saint Païsios on a good number of occasions between 1979 and 1994, when he departed this life. Except for one time, I never asked him a question, but he always spoke to me and taught me. In 1990, Yorgos and I arrived at the Panagouda...

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