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Orthodox Seminary News

St. Tikhon’s Confirms Archbishop Demetrios as Commencement Speaker on Graduation

With great joy, the Board of Trustees of Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary announces that the Commencement Speaker for this year’s 74th…

May 07, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of John

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb….

May 07, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Luke

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared.  And they found the stone rolled away…

May 06, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Mark

And when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might go and anoint Him. And very…

May 05, 2016
The Sounding

Mary Witnessing the Resurrection

Christ is risen! First, I would like to take a brief moment to express my gratitude to the Orthodox Christian Network for the opportunity to be part of…

May 04, 2016
Orthodox News

Metropolitan Joseph Offers Prayers for St. Savas Community

Christ is Risen! His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, along with the bishops, clergy, Archdiocese Board of Trustees, and faithful of the Antiochian Orthodox…

May 04, 2016
Orthodox News

OCA Offers Prayers after Fire of Serbian Cathedral

SYOSSET, NY  On Bright Monday, May 2, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, sent a letter to His Grace, Serbian Orthodox Bishop Mitrophan, offering…

May 04, 2016
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Do you believe it?

Almost 50 years ago, America sent a spaceship to the moon! The astronauts took pictures of themselves standing on the moon. The pictures were shown in…

May 04, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher.   And behold, there…

May 04, 2016
Orthodox News

Paschal Message from Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the U.S.

The day of Resurrection; let us be radiant for the festival, and let us embrace one another. Let us say, brethren, even to those that hate us, ‘Let us…

May 03, 2016
Orthodox News

GOA Expresses Sympathy for Serbian Orthodox Bretheren

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America expresses deep sorrow, concern and sympathy to our Serbian Orthodox brethren for the massive fire…

May 03, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Most Joyful Hymn

Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, descended from David, as preached in my gospel,  the gospel for which I am suffering and wearing fetters like…

May 03, 2016