The message of our salvation

The message of our salvation

Today is a bright and joyful day for the human race. The Archangel Gabriel brings the message of our salvation to the Virgin Mary. God comes to be born in the flesh, to dwell in a human body, to expunge the curse, to bridge the gap that separated God from...

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God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl040216wv.mp3 In this episode of Come Receive the Light we have two interviews. First, Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Timothy G. Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Ethics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology about the Orthodox understanding of death and the proper way to lay a body to rest...

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Hail, O Favored One, the Lord Is with You!

Hail, O Favored One, the Lord Is with You!

  Listen to the Daily Reading for March 25, 2016 – The Annunciation of the Theotokos Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 2:11-18 Prokeimenon. Mode 3. Luke 1: 46-48 My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. Verse: For he has regarded the humility of...

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The Children’s Word: What’s a real disciple?

The Children’s Word: What’s a real disciple?

You’ve probably watched a sports game before, haven’t you? How about a play or a ballet or a concert? It’s fun watching those things, but have you ever been the one performing or playing? It’s one thing to watch, but it’s another to join in! Today, in the Gospel reading,...

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Daily Devotion: My Soul Magnifies the Lord

Daily Devotion: My Soul Magnifies the Lord

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” Luke 1:46 Good morning Prayer Team! After the Annunciation, the Virgin Mary went to visit her cousin, Elizabeth, who was pregnant with St. John the Baptist, who was born six months before the Nativity....

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Annunciation, March 25

Annunciation, March 25

​In this episode, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis discusses the Annunciation of the Theotokos. She had true apprehension about what was asked of her. Indeed, our first instinct when facing a severe challenge is to say no. But the Blessed Theotokos accepted God’s Will and declared, “May it be done to me...

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Panigiri Celebration Blessed With Bishop’s Enthronment of Gerondissa Agapia

Panigiri Celebration Blessed With Bishop’s Enthronment of Gerondissa Agapia

REDDICK, Fla.–March 25, 2015 Xrisanthi (Kristin) Giannas “Axia! Worthy!” The Byzantine call resounded through the Annunciation of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery on Wednesday. His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta, enthroned Gerondissa (Abbess) Agapia, before hundreds of gathered faithful celebrating the feast day of the Annunciation. The monastery takes it’s...

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