Posts about charity

Pemptousia Partnership

The two poles of the spiritual life (Memory of Saint John the Charitable)

Today our Church celebrates the memory of Saint John the Charitable , Patriarch of Alexandria. Saint John came from Cyprus, and was the son of rich and…

Nov 12, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Αn Unknown Modern Hero – 2

Petros Panayiotopoulos   Four years ago, I had the pleasure to meet him and directly delight in his innocent kindness and simplicity. People from…

Oct 03, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

An unknown modern hero -1

Petros Panayiotopoulos   Mr. Dobri Dobrev is a 98 year old man who lost his hearing in the second world war. He walks 10 kilometers from his village…

Sep 28, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

‘A flaming fire is extinguished by water: so charity from the heart atones for sins’

Protopresbyter Stefanos Anagnostopoulos   Interpreting the phrase ‘I was hungry and you gave me food’, the Fathers of the Church say that some…

Sep 01, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Charity is a heart burning for the whole of creation

Protopresbyter Stefanos Anagnostopoulos   . So if you have something to say, if you’re a good speaker, if you know how to present things and so…

Aug 26, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The value of charity, its practical application and its spiritual dimension

Protopresbyter Stefanos Anagnostopoulos   The miracle of the resurrection of Tabitha by the Apostle Peter is told in Acts, 9, 36-41. She lived in…

Aug 23, 2017

Maryland Philoptochos Chapter Raises Money by Baking Christmas Bread.

A 35-year tradition continues at the Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville, MD. Members of the St. Demetrios Ladies Philoptochos Society,…

Dec 18, 2016
Orthodox News

Chicago Area Parish Donates Festival Funds to Good Cause

CHICAGO, IL: St George Greek Orthodox Church, located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago, delivered two major contributions to two Lincoln Park…

Oct 06, 2016

Philoptochos Holds Webinar Training for Social Services

The women of Philoptochos are often called for a variety of requests.  Parish families are often in great need but embarrassed to ask for financial help….

Apr 18, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Can’t Do Nothing    

If the teachers and Grammar Police reading this can get over the double negative of Can’t Do Nothing, I’d like to share a story of something very positive…

Mar 31, 2016