Posts by Presvytera Vassi Haros

The Sounding

Three Lessons on Love

Love is definitely in the air. It can really be overwhelming.  The jewelry commercials and the marketers suggestions on how love is best expressed are…

Feb 12, 2016
Orthodox News

Orthodox Monasteries in America

Have you ever wanted to visit a monastery but didn’t know what to expect or where to go?  With nearly 80 Orthodox monasteries in America, there is a…

Feb 12, 2016
Iconography and Saints

Remembering the 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs

February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is when we remember romance, love and fidelity.   Ironically, Saint Valentine wasn’t known for his smooth moves of…

Feb 12, 2016
The Sounding

Orthodox and Single

I was scrolling through Facebook the other day and I found a most intriguing post. Several of my clergy friends liked and commented on a new online dating…

Jan 30, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Assyrian Hostages Released

The Assyrian International News Agency just reported that ISIS has released 22 Assyrian hostages! In the article they reported that Bishop Aprim was among…

Jan 29, 2016
Iconography and Saints

Church and Frescoes Revealed Underneath Turkey

NEVŞEHİR, Anadolu Agency-  Recently, the Hurriyet Daily News reported that archeologists in Turkey have exposed another historical church that has been…

Jan 26, 2016
The Sounding

The Orthodox Call to Prayer

      How do monks and nuns know it’s time for service in the church when they are spread throughout the monastery?  They listen for…

Jan 23, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Free to Minister in Prison

  In Matthew 25:35-37, we read:  … for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took…

Jan 21, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Human Trafficking in the US is Real

  Human Trafficking not only south of the border but in South Carolina. On January 13, 2016,  SCNOW.COM reported that a 22-year-old man in South…

Jan 14, 2016
Orthodox News

Orthodox of New Zealand Celebrate Epiphany

  AUCKLAND, NZ- On Sunday, January 10th, 2016, the Orthodox Christians of Auckland, gathered at the serene and scenic Coyle Park in Point Chevalier,…

Jan 13, 2016
The Sounding

Cancer Survivor Gives Back

  It’s hard to spend Christmas in chemo, so over the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday, Chicago’s Windy City LIVE visited Lurie Children’s…

Jan 12, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Egyptian President Vows to Rebuild Churches

  According to an article on EGYPTIAN STREETS, “Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi vowed during a speech at Coptic Christmas Mass to rebuild…

Jan 12, 2016