The Hymn of Kassiani – The Third Bridegroom Service

The Hymn of Kassiani – The Third Bridegroom Service

Rev. George Dragas, professor at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary delivers a sermon on the women who anointed Christ, the Hymn of Kassiani and it’s meaning for us. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the...

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Food for the Soul – the Importance of Chanting and Praying

Food for the Soul – the Importance of Chanting and Praying

Listen Now.  Join us on this Holy Friday as Fr. Chris talks with Dr. Konstantinos Gakis, an experienced educator and consultant who teaches at the University of the Florida.  Dr. Gakis is also the main chanter at St. Elizabeth Greek Orthodox Church in Gainesville, Florida, and he and Fr. Chris have...

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The Epitaphios (The tomb of Christ)

The Epitaphios (The tomb of Christ)

Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou   The service of Great Saturday is effectively a funeral service for Christ, and yet it is the most colourful service of Holy Week, because we have already begun to celebrate the Resurrection. The Epitaphios which represents the tomb of Christ, is adorned with an array of...

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Come Weep at the Tomb

Come Weep at the Tomb

Listen Now.  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 Good Friday When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who also was a disciple of Jesus.  He...

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