“Thank God for everything that happens”

“Thank God for everything that happens”

Elder Aimilianos Simonopetritis Above all pray without ceasing and thank God for everything that happens to you (Rule of Anthony the Great) Anthony the Great is a realist. His rules or canons aren’t some formula he’s found and thrown to us. Each of them has something unique concerning the life...

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Protect your eyes! Orthodox Kids Printable

Protect your eyes! Orthodox Kids Printable

Do you wear sunglasses?  Sunglasses might make you look cool, but they help take care of our eyes too! Did you know the sun’s rays can cause all kinds of damage to our eyes? Today, in the Gospel, we hear a little about how we have to protect our eyes....

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The Spiritual Heart

The Spiritual Heart

Fr Zacharias from Holy Monastery of John the Forerunner, Essex, England, speaks on the nature of what Church Fathers call as Spiritual Heart. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally...

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Called Upon to Live a Life of Joy

Called Upon to Live a Life of Joy

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fruits of the Spirit The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5: 22-23   Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.  Philippians 4:4...

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