Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide

Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide

Why do we celebrate the Sunday of Orthodoxy on the first Sunday of Lent, what are it’s implications for us today as it had for the 9th century Byzantine Empire? The defeat of Iconoclasm in 843 led to the veneration of icons, the restoration of Icons and the birth of...

Read more
William Maillis, Child Genius, Wants to Prove the Existence of God

William Maillis, Child Genius, Wants to Prove the Existence of God

Child genius, William Maillis, the third child of Fr. Panteleimon Ilias Maillis and Presvytera Nancy graduated high school at 9 years old and is currently attending college with hopes of proving God’s existence through science.  On February 22, the HCHC community had the opportunity to hear William and his father, Fr. Peter...

Read more
St. Sava Orthodox Church in Belgrade Unveils New Mosaic

St. Sava Orthodox Church in Belgrade Unveils New Mosaic

The Church of St. Sava, the largest Orthodox church in Serbia,  unveiled a mosaic valued at 4 million euro by lead artist Nikolai Mukhin in the dome on February 22.  “The giant mosaic, which weighs 40 tons and was worked on by 70 Serbian and Russian artists” was commended for “weaving in...

Read more
Remembering Fr. Andres Giron

Remembering Fr. Andres Giron

 Fr. Andres Giron is remembered today not only for the land reform movement he pioneered that provided marginalized Mayans in Guatemala with a livelihood, but for his own conversion to the Orthodox Christian faith that brought almost 200,000 Mayans to the faith in largest mass conversions of our times....

Read more
World Famous Cantor Alberto Mizrahi Preformed Free Concert and Remarks on his Holocaust Survivor Parents

World Famous Cantor Alberto Mizrahi Preformed Free Concert and Remarks on his Holocaust Survivor Parents

WORLD FAMOUS JEWISH CANTOR ALBERTO MIZRAHI PREFORMS FREE CONCERT AND REMARKS ON HIS HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR PARENTS SERIES “AN UNTOLD TALE: THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE” BEING HELD IN MILWAUKEE JANUARY – MARCH MILWAUKEE, WI: This past Sunday, February 18, at the Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay, world famous Cantor Alberto Mizrahi preformed...

Read more
Christian Persecution at an All Time High

Christian Persecution at an All Time High

  The outlook for Christians in countries around the world is looking worse than ever before according to a new report from Aid to the Church in Need.  According to the report persecution against Christians is at an all time high.  “In 2016, estimates for the number of Christians worldwide...

Read more
Marching for the Sanctity of Life

Marching for the Sanctity of Life

Gathered together Orthodox Christians marched for the Sanctity of life.  OnSunday, January 21, 2018 was observed as “Sanctity of Life Sunday” in parishes across the United States.  The commemoration marks the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the US. Metropolitan Tikhon led the Orthodox...

Read more
Very Rev. Nathanael Symeonides Elected as Metropolitan of Chicago

Very Rev. Nathanael Symeonides Elected as Metropolitan of Chicago

At its regularly scheduled meeting under the chairmanship of his His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW, the Holy and Sacred Synod unanimously elected the Very Rev. Archimandrite Nathanael Symeonides as the Metropolitan of Chicago.   Fr. Symeonides has served as the Director, Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, Interfaith & Church – World Relations at...

Read more
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Participate in an Initiative to End Racism

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Participate in an Initiative to End Racism

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INITIATIVE TO END RACISM NEW YORK – As our nation observes the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is proud to announce that it will participate in an ecumenical initiative to end racism. The process will begin in...

Read more
Orthodox Christian Churches in 21st Century America: A Parish Life Study

Orthodox Christian Churches in 21st Century America: A Parish Life Study

The report “Orthodox Christian Churches in 21st Century America: a Parish Life Study” has been released by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA. Download the study report here: Executive Summary (PDF) Full Report (PDF) The report provides a comprehensive picture of today’s lives of American Orthodox parishes, including...

Read more
Apply to CrossRoad!

Apply to CrossRoad!

Are you an Orthodox Christian high school junior or senior interested in exploring your faith like never before? Seeking to make more Orthodox friends? Yearning to wrestle with tough questions about meaning, purpose, and love? If so, apply to CrossRoad! Application deadline: February 1, 2018  For more information, visit our website: www.crossroadinstitute.org Click here...

Read more
Inaugural Outdoor Blessing of the Water Service to be held on Chicago River

Inaugural Outdoor Blessing of the Water Service to be held on Chicago River

EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCHES TO HOST INAUGURAL BLESSING OF THE CHICAGO RIVER, SERVICE CELEBRATES CHRIST’S BAPTISM IN THE RIVER JORDAN On Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 1:30pm at the Park Number 571 Boathouse, at 2828 South Eleanor Street in Chicago, St Basil Greek Orthodox Church will hold the Inaugural Theophany/Epiphany Blessing of the Waters service...

Read more