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How is Marriage Different?

Fr. Brendan Pelphrey speaks with Fr. Chris about marriage this week. How does it differ from a partnership or simply a love between two people? What is the Church’s view on marriages outside the Church, both historically and in the modern era? What is the primary purpose of marriage according to our Orthodox understanding, and

Aug 14, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodox College Students: Turning the World Upside Down

For forty days from the middle of August through the end of September, Orthodox Christians across the country focus on the lives of college students. As…

Aug 14, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodox Time and the Last Weeks of the Old Year

Time seems to move slower for many in America in early to mid-August, traditionally a time of vacation or of a “re-set” before the start of the academic…

Aug 14, 2014
The Sounding

Persecution of Christians: What You Should Know

The systematic persecution of Christians in Iraq is indicative of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East; cruel and barbaric. Like many minorities,…

Aug 14, 2014
The Sounding

Living In an Auto-correcting World

Of late my computer has been helping me out with my bad spelling rather a lot. In particular, whenever I try to write to someone about the Orthodox Christian…

Aug 14, 2014
The Sounding

How Do We Pray the Psalms?

How do we pray the Psalms? We should surely take our lead from the Holy Fathers of the Early Church and learn from their wisdom. Whilst researching the…

Aug 13, 2014
Orthodox News

Ecumenical Patriarch: Persecutions in Iraq Unjustifiable Before Both God and Humankind

Statement By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On The Present Violence In Iraq The recent wave of violence against innocent families and…

Aug 13, 2014
Orthodox News

It’s Genocide, Syriac Orthodox Bishop Says of ISIS Attacks on Christians

“It’s genocide, ethnic cleansing.” Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Nikodimos Daoud of Mosul gave this impassioned — and now famous — interview…

Aug 13, 2014
The Sounding

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU ARE BEING CREMATED TODAY!

My bishop is probably not going to believe this. Recently, a member of our congregation was very upset. She heard that the new priest was planning to cremate…

Aug 12, 2014
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