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The Priest’s Supper

I came to the Orthodox Church by way of a high-church Lutheran congregation to which I’d supplemented a private study of Irish history, mythology, and the ‘ancient Irish’ church. Irish-American is the heritage I claim although in truth my blood is mixed with Dutch and German too. As a child, my family celebrated St. Patrick’s

Oct 09, 2014
The Sounding

Vampires and Teens – Reinventing the Tale

“The vampire is that glittering, dazzling rule-breaker and outsider who has gained ascendancy over time and place. The vampire is always presented as…

Oct 09, 2014
The Sounding

“Man of Steel, Man of Faith?” – Part 1

I was never that kid. I was never that kid who wore Superman pajamas to bed or a big red cape draped over his shoulders when he went with his mom to the…

Oct 08, 2014
The Sounding

Are Orthodox Funerals Really Depressing? Resurrecting Positive Themes in the Rite for the Dead

THE ISSUE AT HAND Within the corpus of liturgical services in the Eastern Church, no one rite would be expected to draw as thoroughly and vividly the stark…

Oct 08, 2014
The Sounding

When God Says No….and My Mother’s Death

The past year or so has given me many occasions to prove my faith. It has been difficult at times, but I held on. I gave my worries over to God. I asked…

Oct 08, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: In One Ear…and Out the Other!

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

Oct 08, 2014
Be Transfigured

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 5

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…

Oct 08, 2014
Orthodox News

VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios’ Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Church

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America extends an invitation to all of the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to join him along with the…

Oct 08, 2014
The Sounding

Understanding Struggle

Editor’s Note: This article was originally written as an entry for the 2014 St. Nikolaj Velimirovich Oratorical Festival. Your Eminences, Your Graces,…

Oct 08, 2014
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