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The Sounding

“What do you want?” vs. “Who are you?” (With a nod to Straczynski’s Babylon 5)

It is common for us to lament the commercialization of Christmas, complaining that we have lost the “reason for the season.”  I think this is true.  Many of the parishioners where I serve are thankful that our parish is on the “Old Calendar” so that they can separate “Nativity-as-worship” (celebrated in church on January 7th)

Dec 11, 2014
The Sounding

An Orthodox Family Reunion

I have heard some converts refer to their journey to the Orthodox Church as “coming home,” but that was never my experience, probably because a problematic…

Dec 11, 2014
The Sounding

Is This the End for Middle Eastern Christians?

A recent article by Douglas Murray in The Spectator asks a pressing question: Why are we abandoning the Middle East’s Christians to Isis? Murray’s…

Dec 11, 2014
Orthodox News

Patriarch John X of Antioch: We Are One Church and One Family

His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch, who is in the United States after enthroning His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph as the primate of the Antiochian…

Dec 11, 2014
The Sounding

Why Were Human Beings Created?

Why were human beings created? Q: I have asked many persons this question, but I have as yet not received a satisfactory answer. Maybe there is no answer….

Dec 10, 2014
Orthodox Family & Faith

Protecting Your Children Online

With Christmas coming and door-buster sales everywhere you look, you might be shopping for a smart phone or tablet to put under the Christmas tree.  Before…

Dec 10, 2014
Orthodox News

Metropolitan John Zizioulas: Same Faith is the Only Basis for Unity

Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon is the co-chair of the international Catholic-Orthodox theological dialogue and one of the most well known Orthodox…

Dec 10, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: How Good is Your Excuse?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres….

Dec 10, 2014
Be Transfigured

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 12

Welcome to our online Bible study!  The title for this session is “The Church of the Holy Apostles: A Bible Study on the Book of Acts.” Our class…

Dec 10, 2014
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