Saint Andrew, Christ’s First-Called Disciple

Saint Andrew, Christ’s First-Called Disciple

Alexandros Christodoulou   Andrew the Apostle was one of Christ’s twelve disciples. He came from Bethsaida, a town located on the western bank of Lake Tiberias. He worked in the family business run by his father, Jonah, which was based on the rich fishing to be had in the lake....

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The Crowd

The Crowd

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Figures of the Nativity The Crowd In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled.  This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor...

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Do we have to get along with everyone?

Do we have to get along with everyone?

Fr. Andreas Agathokleous   Some people say, and believe they’re right in doing so, that we should ‘get along well with everybody’, meaning our behaviour shouldn’t cause people not to like us and that we should be friends with everybody. But do Christians who wish to have Christ in their...

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Understanding and Living Our Faith:What is Prayer and Why Do We Pray

Understanding and Living Our Faith:What is Prayer and Why Do We Pray

“Prayer is the test of everything; prayer is also the source of everything; prayer is the driving force of everything; prayer is also the director of everything. If prayer is right, everything is right.” (St. Theophan the Recluse) Ask yourself what is prayer and why do we pray? The answer...

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Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the 10th Sunday of Luke (Galatians 3:23-29; 4:1-5)

Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the 10th Sunday of Luke (Galatians 3:23-29; 4:1-5)

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   In this selection from the Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, he compares the spiritual state of a person who follows the Mosaic Law with the higher spiritual state a person rises to when they believe in Christ. Because from a spiritual point of view,...

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The shield of faith

The shield of faith

Have you read stories about battles long ago? Do you know what a soldier would carry into battle? Special armor, a helmet, a belt, and more. All these things protect a soldier when he has to fight. The epistle reading today tells us about all these things, but we hear...

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Joseph

Joseph

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Figures of the Nativity Joseph Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way.  When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found...

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The Feast of the Entry of the Mother of God, an Example of Effective Communication

The Feast of the Entry of the Mother of God, an Example of Effective Communication

Dr. Dimitrios Khoilous   The feasts of the Mother of God are a matter of joy for the whole Church. Our Lady, who is honoured at these, is the person who glorified the whole of the human race when she answered God’s invitation to participate in His incarnation, thus ushering...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Twenty-Three It’s Not Just...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Twenty-Two Salvation is a...

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