Orthodox Christianity Sees Slow but Constant Wave of Growth from Conversions to Ancient Faith

Orthodox Christianity Sees Slow but Constant Wave of Growth from Conversions to Ancient Faith

Conversions to the ancient faith of Orthodox Christianity now make up nearly half of the one million Orthodox Christians in the United States.  While the majority of those conversions are through marriage, a growing number of people who are neither culturally nor ethnically Greek are converting based on their affinity...

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Byzantine Iconography οn Mt Athos

Byzantine Iconography οn Mt Athos

Dr. Constantine Cavarnos The Protaton, the Monastery of Vatopedi and the Cretan School The Holy Mountain has been the great centre of Orthodox art since the fall of Constantinople. But art flourished on Mount Athos much earlier than that, as is shown by some icons and miniatures that have survived...

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Abbot Damascene: My relationship with Father Seraphim Rose

Abbot Damascene: My relationship with Father Seraphim Rose

In the first of six parts of his interview to Pemptousia, archimandrite Damascene, Abbot of St Herman’s of Alaska monastery in California, is talking about his acquaintance with the charismatic Father Seraphim Rose and the influence of his presence on his spiritual Christian life. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE...

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Archon John Pappajohn Recognized at 2017 Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards Gala

Archon John Pappajohn Recognized at 2017 Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards Gala

VENTURE CAPITALISTS, PHILANTHROPIST, AND ARCHON JOHN PAPPAJOHN RECOGNIZED AT 2017 PANHELLENIC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AWARDS GALA   MOVING MOMENT OF SILENCE GIVEN IN MEMORY OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO. MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES WAS 2016 MISS AMERICA AND GREEK ORTHODOX PARISHIONER BETTY CANTRELL   CHICAGO, IL: The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation held their...

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Salvation Doesn’t Happen Instantly

Salvation Doesn’t Happen Instantly

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 And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness in...

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