Presvytera Vassi Makris Haros is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Art, Architecture & Planning and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. She is the owner, designer and photographer of V’s Cardbox, In Service and Love. a greeting card company featuring cards with an Orthodox voice. She strongly feels that experiencing the Orthodox Faith through the church’s cyclical calendar of feasts and fasts is a gift that is too often overlooked.
Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog. The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.
Guide to Holy Week
By Robert Krantz. From the author of the popular “Guide to Divine Liturgy”, this new 7 volume series will help carry you through Holy Week, beginning with Palm Sunday and culminating with Holy Saturday. In addition to the text of each service, each book includes inspirational explanations and scripture passages. Easy to read Greek and English text. Purchase individually or as a set!
Entire series (vols. 1–7) FL910 $110.00 / $16.95 ea.
Vol. 1 Palm Sunday Evening Service FL911
Vol. 2 Holy Monday Services FL912
Vol. 3 Holy Tuesday Services FL913
Vol. 4 Holy Wednesday Services FL914
Vol. 5 Holy Thursday Services FL915
Vol. 6 Holy Friday Services FL916
Vol. 7 Holy Saturday Services FL917
Vol. 1 Palm Sunday Evening Service
This book is 123 pages long and contains the Palm Sunday Evening service in Greek and English (on right side) and commentary that explains the importance and significance of each step of this service (on the left side). Start your Holy Week journey off the right way and learn about the importance of Jesus cursing the Fig Tree and why Joseph is one of the focuses of this first day of Holy Week.
Vol. 2 Holy Monday Services
This book is 143 pages long and contains the service in Greek and English (on right side) and commentary that explains the importance and significance of each step of this service (on the left side). Learn about the significance of the Bridegroom services and the importance of cultivating the talents that Christ has given us!
Vol. 3 Holy Tuesday Services
This book is 133 pages long and presents the entire service in Greek and English (on the right hand side) and offers insightful commentary for the entire service (on the left hand side). Learn about how the Harlot and her humility meant so much to this day versus the conniving Judas who turned on Jesus.
Vol. 4 Holy Wednesday Services
This book is 221 pages and is packed full of all of the Holy Wednesday services. Including Holy Unction service along with the evening Matins service and as a bonus, an abbreviated Unction service that some parishes offer to their parishioners in the afternoon. This book will teach you about the significance of Holy Unction and what it means to all Orthodox Christians.
How to Order from the Department of Religious Education
View catalog link above or click here to download the catalog as a PDF file (Adobe Reader required).
To order, please call (800) 566-1088 or fax an order form to (617) 850-1489.
Mission of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
The mission of the Department of Religious Education is to serve the parishes and dioceses of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America by providing materials and services that will advance their programs of religious education.
The Department also serves individuals, organizations, military bases, ecumenical groups, and overseas parishes with catechetical resources that advance the spiritual admonition to: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” 2 Peter 3:18
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About the Department of Religious Education Director – Dr. Anton C Vrame
Anton C. Vrame, Ph.D., is Director of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He was appointed Director of the Department by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, effective January 1, 2007. Dr. Vrame is Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Education at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. He is the author of The Educating Icon: Teaching Wisdom and Holiness in the Orthodox Way (Holy Cross Orthodox Press). In this book, he proposes a theory or theology of education for the Orthodox Christian Church based on the art, theology, and life of the Byzantine icon. He is also the editor of three other books, and the author of journal articles and chapters in books on Orthodox Christian Religious Education, published both in English and Greek.
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