Queen, Saint, and Stateswoman: Commemorating the ‘Lion of Georgia’

Queen, Saint, and Stateswoman: Commemorating the ‘Lion of Georgia’

If anyone insists to you that Christianity represses women or that Christian women are always under the control of oppressive male patriarchs, St. Queen Tamar of Georgia’s life and reign (1160-1213, r. 1178-84 with her father, and as sole monarch from 1184-1213) is one of the most profound historical examples...

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A full house

A full house

Do you have any friends or relatives who live far away from you? Do you visit sometimes or talk on the phone? Maybe you wish they lived closer to you so you could be together more! In the Gospel reading today, we hear how our Lord also wants His friends...

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Joseph

Joseph

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Figures of the Nativity Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way.  When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found to...

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Answer and solution

Answer and solution

Elder Efraim Vatopaidinos   People today should avail themselves of the intercession of the Mother of God, which saves us. In every sadness and problem, we shouldn’t forget that there is the ‘help of the sorrowing, the protector, the defender, the consolation of the fearful’, to whom we can turn...

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Christ and the Social Problem

Christ and the Social Problem

† Archimandrite Georgios Kapsanis, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Gregoriou   The more that people are cleansed of the passions, the greater their capacity for real communion with God and other people. Those who take a romantic and external view of the human person transfer wickedness from the person...

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