Loving Others: Be Ye Doers of the Word

Loving Others: Be Ye Doers of the Word

In his poem “The Second Coming,” the Irish poet William Butler Yeats describes the post-World War I atmosphere in 1919. His first stanza is not only gripping, it speaks of so much of what we have seen during the past year. “Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon...

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Marching for the Sanctity of Life

Marching for the Sanctity of Life

Gathered together Orthodox Christians marched for the Sanctity of life.  OnSunday, January 21, 2018 was observed as “Sanctity of Life Sunday” in parishes across the United States.  The commemoration marks the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the US. Metropolitan Tikhon led the Orthodox...

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Jesus as TEACHER

Jesus as TEACHER

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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Actions and Habits

Actions and Habits

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Sunday of the Last Judgment “When the Son of man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on his glorious throne. Before Him will be...

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It’s Not What Goes into Your Mouth, but What Comes out That Matters

It’s Not What Goes into Your Mouth, but What Comes out That Matters

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Food will not commend us to God. We are no worse off if we do not eat, and no better off if we do. Only take care lest this liberty of yours...

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Super Bowl Ads—Can I Change the Music?

Super Bowl Ads—Can I Change the Music?

I hope you shouted out loud, “really!?” and covered your children’s eyes and ears in the Super Bowl Commercials this year. Well, I guess that is true every year, but wow, this year was insidious and persistent! I confess that I only watched the last quarter of the game—great game!—so...

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Jesus as LORD

Jesus as LORD

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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Jesus as MASTER

Jesus as MASTER

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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Staying on track

Staying on track

Have you ever taken a train, or have you watched a train chugging down the tracks? A train has to stay on the tracks to get to where the people want to go. Next week, we will start a journey too. Where do we want to go? We want to...

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Jesus as KING

Jesus as KING

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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Very Rev. Nathanael Symeonides Elected as Metropolitan of Chicago

Very Rev. Nathanael Symeonides Elected as Metropolitan of Chicago

At its regularly scheduled meeting under the chairmanship of his His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW, the Holy and Sacred Synod unanimously elected the Very Rev. Archimandrite Nathanael Symeonides as the Metropolitan of Chicago.   Fr. Symeonides has served as the Director, Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, Interfaith & Church – World Relations at...

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I AM the Alpha and the Omega

I AM the Alpha and the Omega

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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