Christ in You

 Fr. Christopher is a native of Lowell, MA. He received his Master of Divinity from Holy Cross School of Theology in 1991, and was Ordained in 1994 to the Diaconate by Metropolitan Methodios, and to the Priesthood by Metropolitan Maximos. He served as an assistant Priest at Annunciation Church in Lancaster Pennsylvania for five years and has served as Proistamenos of Saints Constantine and Helen Church in Andover, MA for the past seventeen years. In addition to the pastoral and youth ministry of his parish, Fr. Christopher has served as chaplain and Spiritual Father at Camp Nazareth, PA and Boston Metropolis Youth Camps. He also produced a regional cable television program called “Orthodox Life Today,” which discusses current issues from an Orthodox Christian perspective. He also serves on the National Board of the Department of Outreach and Evangelism.  Christ in You is a ministry of Saints Constantine and Helen Church of Andover, MA with the purpose of seeking to awaken people to the truth of Jesus Christ and His Holy Church, through video sermons, writings, discussions, music and more…

Jesus Will Never Give Up On You

The Parable of the Sower tells us that Jesus will never give up on us. He will constantly try to breakthrough into our hearts and  into our lives. The question…

Nov 02, 2017

Stand or Kneel? Politics, Football, and Orthodoxy

Watch Now.  While standing or kneeling has become somewhat of a political issue with players in professional football,  Orthodox Christians always stand…

Oct 11, 2017

He Will Meet You in Your Desert

When life gets difficult; when faith seems to dry up; when we lose hope…..Jesus is still there. There is never a circumstance in your life that will…

May 13, 2017

Orthodoxy Unplugged – Feast of the Annunciation

 Watch Now and reconnect with God during Great Lent. About Fr. Chris Makiej Fr. Chris Makiej is a priest at Saints Constantine and Helen Church of Andover,…

Mar 30, 2017

Jesus Came to Change Us 

Jesus Came to Change Us Once again in the Gospel we see that Jesus caused the religious authorities to be all upset and flustered.  He healed a women…

Dec 13, 2016

Your True Identity

  YOUR TRUE IDENTITY There is great spiritual confusion in our modern times about identity. Parents, adults and many young people today are lost…

May 11, 2016

Finding Peace in a Stress Filled World

Finding Peace in a Stress Filled World Psychologists say that stress and anxiety are t the highest levels ever. What is everyone so stressed about? …

May 04, 2016

How Not To Judge

In the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, Jesus is describing the human condition of judgement. It is so easy to judge others in church and…

Mar 07, 2016

Sunday Sermon:  Persistence in Faith   

  Beloved, there are many circumstances in life that can overwhelm our faith; health issues, financial problems, influences of the world and evil…

Jan 29, 2016

Sunday’s Gospel:  Be the One

In the story of the Ten Lepers who were cleansed and healed by Jesus, only one came back to thank and praise Him. The other nine were nowhere to be found….

Jan 23, 2016

The Perfect Day

  Is it possible to have a “perfect day?”  In this message Fr. Christopher examines a beautiful prayer of the Liturgy which spiritually challenges…

Dec 09, 2015

A Sweet Fragrance of Faith

On October 25, Fr. Chris spoke about the story of St. Demetrios, and how we can defeat secularism through the example of the Saint’s faith and commitment…

Oct 30, 2015