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Orthodox News

Orthodox Bless the Waters Across the Metropolis of Chicago

DUBUQUE, IOWA: On Sunday, January 8 at 12:15pm at Catfish Charlie’s, located at 1630 East 16th Street in Dubuque, St Elias Greek Orthodox Church will…

Jan 05, 2017
Orthodox News

An Orthodox Presence at the March for Life

Annual DC March for Life to be held Friday, January 27 WASHINGTON, DC  January 22, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized…

Jan 05, 2017
Orthodox News

Join us for a Book Signing with Author Christina Romas Connant

The Orthodox Christian Network invites you to meet Greek-American children’s author Christina Romas Connant Sunday, February 26, 2017 St. George Greek…

Jan 05, 2017
The Prayer Team

It’s Not About Me, It’s About HIM!

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 He must increase, but I must decrease.  John 3:30   Good…

Jan 05, 2017
The Children's Word

Giving away our gifts

Have you ever given one of your presents away? Maybe you didn’t like it in the first place, or maybe you thought a friend or a family member would like…

Jan 04, 2017
The Prayer Team

Dying to the Old and Living for Christ

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 For he is not a real Jew who is one outwardly, nor is true circumcision…

Jan 04, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Christmas, Martyrdom and Liturgy

The relationship between Christmas, Martyrdom, and Liturgy might seem as a stretch at first, but in light of the recent bombing at St. Peter’s Church…

Jan 03, 2017
The Prayer Team

Every Heart Needs Cleansing Once In a While in Order to Remain Grateful

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.  They ask him, “Then…

Jan 03, 2017
The Prayer Team

Prepare the Way of the Lord by Having a Thankful Heart

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 The word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the wilderness,…

Jan 02, 2017
The Sounding Blog

The Value of Slowing Down and Listening

Those who know me will realize this is from almost 20 years ago, but I read it from time to time, so I am reminded of the lesson I learned back then. I…

Jan 02, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Year of the Lord

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 And Jesus came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and He…

Jan 01, 2017
The Prayer Team

Where Will the New Year Find You?

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 Let them thank the Lord for His steadfast love, for His wonderful…

Dec 31, 2016