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Orthodox News

GREEK ORTHODOX CHANCELLOR ASSISTS FISHERMEN IMPACTED BY REFUGEE CRISIS AND WINTER STORMS

Chicago, IL: The Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, together with an anonymous donor from California and the Greek America Foundation’s…

Mar 24, 2017
The Prayer Team

Will You Be Confused with Her?

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 And Mary said…

Mar 24, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Holiness of Condescending to One Another

“God condescends whenever He is not seen as He is, but in the way one incapable of beholding Him is able to look upon Him. In this way God reveals Himself…

Mar 23, 2017
The Prayer Team

Thankfully She Said “YES!”

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 And Mary said,…

Mar 23, 2017
Orthodox Seminary News

Interview with Nicholas Logothetis

Nicholas Logothetis, Executive Board Member at the Libra Group and Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Concordia spoke with Fr. Chris Metropulos…

Mar 23, 2017
The Children's Word

God’s promises

Have you ever promised something to a friend? Did your friend believe you? Did you keep your promise? In today’s epistle reading, we hear about a promise…

Mar 22, 2017
The Prayer Team

God’s Plan for Salvation

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 But when the…

Mar 22, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Mechanics of Confession

The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ If we confess our sons, He is faithful and just, and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all…

Mar 21, 2017
The Prayer Team

Confession—What Is It?

The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the Disciples were,…

Mar 20, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Procession of the Holy Cross as a Metaphor for Life

Scriptures of the Triodion Third Sunday of Great Lent–Veneration of the Holy Cross Jesus said “For what does it profit a man to gain the world…

Mar 19, 2017
The Prayer Team

Take Up the Cross and Follow

Scriptures of the Triodion Third Saturday of Great Lent And Jesus called to Him the multitude with His Disciples and He said to them, “If any man would…

Mar 18, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Finding Faith: Always, Now and Forever

A recent article in the “Faith & Family” section of the local Saturday newspaper reported on a research study. A sociologist and historian teamed…

Mar 17, 2017