Musings from a Grateful Convert: The Miracle of Bright Week

Musings from a Grateful Convert: The Miracle of Bright Week

The entire Orthodox Christian world is in the midst of celebrating the glorious afterglow of Pascha known as Bright Week. With what kind of images can we feed our minds to get the most out of this experience? I would suggest the image of the sun; not the sun itself—you...

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Listen to an Ecumenical Gathering to End Racism

Listen to an Ecumenical Gathering to End Racism

Sponsored by Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Washington, D.C. Listen Now.  On Holy Tuesday, April 3, 2018, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America held the special service of the Bridegroom (Nymphios), which included the chanting of the Hymn of Kassiani at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia in Washington, DC....

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We have seen the Lord!

We have seen the Lord!

Have you ever had a guest come to your house, somebody you were so happy to see? Maybe you had a visitor you weren’t expecting, somebody who brightened up your day! Just last week, we celebrated the greatest feast, when our Lord, Jesus Christ rose from the dead. Jesus’s followers...

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Prefiguration of the Resurrection in the Easter Canon

Prefiguration of the Resurrection in the Easter Canon

Mihalis Tritos   No other hymnological text expresses the redemptive, existential and metaphysical dimension of the Resurrection with such completeness and power as does the incomparable canon by Saint John the Damascan. It’s a masterpiece of Byzantine poetry and one of the most beautiful texts in world literature. Full of...

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The Image of the Stained Glass Window

The Image of the Stained Glass Window

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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