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Orthodox News

Making Communication Easier

The Orthodox Software Initiative of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has been developed to aid the Archdiocese, Metropolises and Parishes access…

Jul 20, 2016
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Praying for unbelievers

Do you have a friend who is not a Christian? Probably! Some of our best saints (like Saint Basil the Great) had friends who were not Christian. Did you…

Jul 20, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Bible is What Keeps Us Connected to the Vine

I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.  Every branch of Mine that bears no fruit, He takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit…

Jul 20, 2016
Orthodox News

FOCUS Back to School

It’s already time to get ready to go back to school! Imagine how excitement could turn to trepidation if going back to school meant a supply list filled…

Jul 19, 2016
The Prayer Team

A Special Prayer Request

Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man has great power in its effects….

Jul 19, 2016
Orthodox News

Atlas of American Orthodox Monasteries Eases Your Pilgrimage Experience

There are many amazing things to see in the United States: national parks, art and history museums, scenic vacations spots and Orthodox monasteries.  Yes!…

Jul 18, 2016
Orthodox Seminary News

19th Annual St. Tikhon’s Golf Tournament

SOUTH CANAAN, PA — The 19th Annual St. Tikhon’s Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, August 20 at Jack Frost National Golf Course in White…

Jul 18, 2016
The Prayer Team

They Learn From You

“Only take heed, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days…

Jul 18, 2016
The Prayer Team

Holy, Holy, Holy

In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and His train filled the temple.  Above Him stood the seraphim;…

Jul 17, 2016
The Prayer Team

Singing the Victory Hymn

But be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with all your heart,…

Jul 16, 2016
Orthodox News

Conference inspires Alaska’s Yukon region faithful

Conference inspires Alaska’s Yukon region faithful RUSSIAN MISSION, AK   For decades, faithful representing specific areas throughout the Diocese of…

Jul 15, 2016
The Prayer Team

God’s Love Letter to You

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you; abide in my love.  John 15:9   Good morning Prayer Team! I polled the campers at summer camp and…

Jul 15, 2016