Saint David of Evia (Euboea)

Saint David of Evia (Euboea)

Blessed David was born at the beginning of the 16th century in the sea-side village of Gardinitza, opposite the island of Evia. His father was a devout and virtuous priest. When David was no more than three years old, Saint John the Baptist appeared to him one night and took...

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The Divine Liturgy – Preparation

The Divine Liturgy – Preparation

The most important part of the Divine Liturgy is the sacrament of the Divine Eucharist. The whole of the Liturgy is celebrated so that this sacrament can be performed. But because the sacrament is a unique and stupendous event, it requires special preparation on the part of the priests and...

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One Good Thought: A Good Word is an Oasis

One Good Thought: A Good Word is an Oasis

Edna King   A bad word makes even good people bad, but a good word turns even bad people into good. +Saint Macarius the Elder Our words have so much power, yet it’s so easy to say them without thinking. Have you ever chosen to say something nice when you...

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Types of Liturgy

Types of Liturgy

From the first days after Christ’s Ascension, the Apostles celebrated the Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist, because they wanted very much to remember Him and to feel that He was close to them. Every day they had an assembly where they sang hymns, recalled events of His life, the miracles,...

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Luke the Evangelist, a scientist and artist Saint

Luke the Evangelist, a scientist and artist Saint

W.J.Lillie Saint Luke the Evangelist came from Antioch the Great in Syria, was a doctor by profession and an excellent artist. At the time of the Emperor Claudius, he was in Thebes, Boeotia, practising medicine. It was here that he met Saint Paul and, after he had come to believe...

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The Divine Liturgy and the Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist

The Divine Liturgy and the Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist

The Sacrament of the Divine Eucharist, which is celebrated within the service which we call the Divine Liturgy, is the most important and perfect event of worship among Christians. For those who’ve been baptized in the name of the Holy Trinity, the importance and value of this sacrament is beyond...

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The Lover of Mankind

The Lover of Mankind

Fr. Patrick H.Reardon Few themes, I suppose, are more pronounced in the teaching of Jesus than that of God’s invitation. Whether to a banquet or a wedding, Jesus sees man as invited by God. I believe this divine invitation implies many considerations of anthropology, but I limit myself here to...

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Clergy-Laity 2016: Jonathan Jackson: The Mystery of Art – Becoming An Artist in the Image of God

Clergy-Laity 2016: Jonathan Jackson: The Mystery of Art – Becoming An Artist in the Image of God

Watch the speech by famous Hollywood actor and musician Jonathan Jackson at this year’s Clergy-Laity Congress of the Archdiocese of America. The theme of the speech is: The Mystery of Art: Becoming an artist in the Image of God. Watch Now! About Pemptousia: Contemporary post-modern man does understand what man...

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Rev. Fr. Christopher Metropulos: “We realized that the people of God want something important from us”

Rev. Fr. Christopher Metropulos: “We realized that the people of God want something important from us”

Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross, is speaking exclusively on Pemptousia and OCN, for his experiences from Holy and Great Council. Watch Now! About Pemptousia: Contemporary post-modern man does understand what man is. Through its presence in the internet world, Pemptousia, with its spirit of respect for...

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Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos: “The Ecumenical Patriarch is the First among Equals”

Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos: “The Ecumenical Patriarch is the First among Equals”

Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross, is speaking exclusively on Pemptousia and OCN, for his experiences from Holy and Great Council. Watch Now!   About Pemptousia: Contemporary post-modern man does understand what man is. Through its presence in the internet world, Pemptousia, with its spirit of respect...

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The main reason for ecclesiastical journalism, the quest, its starting-points and the methodological consequences of this quest.

The main reason for ecclesiastical journalism, the quest, its starting-points and the methodological consequences of this quest.

Ionel Ungureanu, Lecturer professor (moral and social theology) at the faculty of Theology in University of Craiova speaks in this video. Watch Now. This video was presented at the 1st International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care (DMOPC15) in Athens on May 7-9, 2015, under His All-Holiness, the...

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Archbishop Demetrios: Holy and Great Synod “Unity and not a tedious uniformity”

Archbishop Demetrios: Holy and Great Synod “Unity and not a tedious uniformity”

Archbishop of America Demetrios talks to Pemptousia and OCN about the very importance of the Holy and Great Synod. Click here to watch now.    Click here to see more at Pemptousia.   More information on the Holy and Great Council Coverage of the Holy and Great Council in cooperation with Pemptousia....

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