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Pemptousia Partnership

Abbot Ephraim: Lord’s Cross in our Life

Elder Ephraim, Abbot of Vatopedi Holy Monastery, Mt Athos. Greece, at a Sermon on Lent’s Third Sunday Vespers (2014). Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned by SCOBA to create

Mar 22, 2017
Feast of Healthy Thoughts

Gift of Being Ordinary – Part 2

If you have watched the first part of the two-part series on the Gift of Being Ordinary, the second part will take you places you wouldn’t normally…

Mar 21, 2017
Family Insight Podcast Series

Is It Okay to Make Mistakes? (Part 2): Family Insights Podcast Series

Today join us as they continue to talk about how we all make mistakes and how struggles can be good.  Together these counselors will walk you through…

Mar 21, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Mechanics of Confession

The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ If we confess our sons, He is faithful and just, and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all…

Mar 21, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Theology of Gender – 1. The Story of Creation

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   The story of creation presents the basic principles of human life and behavior. It is the main reference for the Christian…

Mar 21, 2017
Adult Study Classes

Gifts and Talents as Assets – Adult Education

Adult Religious Education The Scriptures state that “my people will suffer for a lack of knowledge.” (Hosea 4:6). It’s not enough to simply provide…

Mar 20, 2017
The Prayer Team

Confession—What Is It?

The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the Disciples were,…

Mar 20, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Recipe for Prosforo (Church Bread)

Ingredients: 5 cups of strong (bread) flour 3 cups (roughly) of warm water 1 teaspoon of salt Fresh brewer’s yeast, about the size of an almond (or a…

Mar 20, 2017
Come Receive the Light

What it Means to be a Christian?

In our final conversation of the mini series on what it means to be a Christian, Fr. Chris Metropulos talks with His Excellency Kallistos Ware, an English…

Mar 19, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Cross, the Symbol of Victory

Varnavas, Metropolitan of Neapolis and Stavroupolis   In the middle of Holy and Great Lent, the Church places before the faithful the Honourable Cross…

Mar 19, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Procession of the Holy Cross as a Metaphor for Life

Scriptures of the Triodion Third Sunday of Great Lent–Veneration of the Holy Cross Jesus said “For what does it profit a man to gain the world…

Mar 19, 2017