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Angels’ Organic Community Garden

A story about a community that thinks outside the box, but is still deep in tradition. The Parable of the Talents is read year after year, telling the…

Sep 22, 2016

Women’s Monastery is featured in the Frederick News-Post

There is a relatively new monastery for women in Maryland that was recently featured in the Frederick News-post. The Sacred Monastery of Saint Nina is…

Sep 20, 2016

October 2 is OCF Sunday

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has designated Sunday, October 2 as Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) College Student Sunday. 2016…

Sep 15, 2016

Antiochian Women Announce 2017 Project Theme

The Antiochian Women are excited to announce the theme of our 2017 Project: “Strengthening the Ministries of our Church.” This theme is a distillation…

Sep 14, 2016

The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross

September 14, 2016 We rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received our reconciliation. (Romans 5:11)   To the Most…

Sep 13, 2016

Why Orthodox Christian families homeschool their children

As the school year is set in motion, many parents are questioning the public school system for their children. Is “teaching to the test” working? Is…

Sep 11, 2016

Memory Eternal, Remembering September 11

Fifteen years ago, more than 3,000 people were killed on September 11 in America’s attack by terrorists. Victims at the World Trade Center included…

Sep 11, 2016

Walk of Life 2016

On Labor Day weekend, with the blessing of Archbishop Peter, the ROCOR Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America held its second annual Walk of Life pilgrimage,…

Sep 10, 2016

Help Rebuild Ionian Village

NEW YORK – Following the initial news of destruction at the Ionian Village Camp facilities, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces today…

Sep 09, 2016

ISOCM SYMPOSIUM: “ORTHODOX LITURGICAL MUSIC: FINDING BEAUTY AND PRAYER IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD”

The International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM), headed by Archpriest Ivan Moody, held a symposium entitled “Orthodox Liturgical Music:…

Sep 09, 2016

The Parish Stewardship Program: An Overview, Part III

MAIL ALONE IS NOT EFFECTIVE STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY Mailed communication should be considered only a small component of a comprehensive and effective parish…

Sep 09, 2016

Project Mexico Announces New Executive Director

Earlier this week, Project Mexico announced the appointment of James P. “JP” Andrews to the position of Executive Director. “JP, an attorney…

Sep 09, 2016