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Orthodox News

National Commander Emeritus, Archon Megas Aktouarios Dr. Chris Philip fell asleep in the Lord, July 2, 2015

The Order of Saint Andrew mourns the passing of our dear National Commander Emeritus Dr. Chris Philip, Archon Megas Aktouarios who fell asleep in the…

Jul 06, 2015
The Sounding

“But Nothing I Can Post!”

A friend wrote on Facebook recently, “There is so much going on in my life, but nothing I can post about!” Too true. Every moment, something…

Jul 04, 2015
Orthodox News

Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia Keynotes Divine Compassion Distinguished Lectureship at HCHC

His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia delivered the Divine Compassion Distinguished Lecture at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox…

Jul 03, 2015
Orthodox News

Response of Assembly of Bishops to Obergefell v Hodges

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America strongly disagrees with the United States Supreme Court decision of June 26,…

Jul 02, 2015
Orthodox News

Hellenic College Holy Cross Students Travel Abroad on St. Helen’s Pilgrimage

By Dr. Timothy Patitsas Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics and coordinator of St. Helen’s Pilgrimage The 2015 St. Helen’s Pilgrimage is on…

Jul 02, 2015
Orthodox News

Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Metropulos Begins Tenure as President of HCHC

BROOKLINE, MA – The Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Metropulos begins today his tenure as the 21st President of Hellenic College Holy Cross. His appointment…

Jul 02, 2015
The Sounding

Knowing the Master’s Manger

In the opening verses of the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, we find the following words:  “Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, for the Lord has spoken:  ‘Sons…

Jul 01, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Bear the Burdens

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Jul 01, 2015
The Sounding

New Documentary Shows Syriac Christians Struggling to Protect Community

A new documentary entitled Mountain of Servants tells the story of five Syriac Christians who struggle to protect their small Christian community. Daniel…

Jun 29, 2015
Orthodox News

CrossRoaders Explore “Vocation and Christ”

The CrossRoaders have officially finished Stage 2 of CrossRoad, “Vocation and Christ.” They have spent the past four days taking theology…

Jun 29, 2015
Orthodox News

June 26, 2015, Friday — US Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in All 50 States

“Marriages” between two men or two women today were “legalized” in all 50 states of the United States — even in states which…

Jun 27, 2015
Orthodox News

Archbishop Demetrios Attends Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, attended today, Jun. 26, 2015, the funeral service for…

Jun 26, 2015

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