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Orthodox News

Historic 15th Annual Washing of the Feet Service by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

At the last supper our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ kneeled down and washed the dirty feet of each of his disciples. Imagine what your feet would look…

Apr 18, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Resurrection from Matthew

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Resurrection of Christ Bright Tuesday Now after the Sabbath,…

Apr 18, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Pascha and the Transcendence of Time

We are creatures of linear time, always moving forward, only glancing back imperfectly at the past. We dream of traveling at will along our timeline. Whether…

Apr 17, 2017
The Prayer Team

Make Today Different

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 He was in the…

Apr 17, 2017
The Prayer Team

PASCHA

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 PASCHA He has…

Apr 16, 2017
Orthodox News

Paschal Encyclical by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

Holy Pascha, 2017 Dearly Beloved, “Shine, shine, O New Jerusalem…” “Come receive the Light…” So we begin our proclamation and praise of the…

Apr 16, 2017
Orthodox News

2017 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

The Orthodox Christian Network is pleased to share the 2017 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America.  The message is here for…

Apr 16, 2017
The Prayer Team

Come Receive the Light

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 Holy Saturday…

Apr 15, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Will I See My Relatives in Heaven: A Paschal Contemplation

The joy of Easter, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, is a marvelous wonder. Because it is a Spring Feast (dated with the Spring equinox,…

Apr 15, 2017
The Prayer Team

Come Weep at the Tomb

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 Good Friday…

Apr 14, 2017
The Prayer Team

Come Stand at the Cross

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 Holy Thursday…

Apr 13, 2017
The Children's Word

Let’s shine brightly!

Do you have a flashlight or a  candle? What does it look like when you shine it in a dark room? When you bring it  into the room, the darkness instantly…

Apr 12, 2017