The Children’s Word: The Kids who Shouted “Hosanna”

The Children’s Word: The Kids who Shouted “Hosanna”

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra reminds us that there were children at the very first Palm Sunday. Find out why they were important, and what they teach us about why kids...

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Are You A Servant?

Are You A Servant?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra wants to know if you’ve ever played kings and queens or princes and princesses. Probably. But have you ever played servants? Probably not. God wants us...

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The Children’s Word: “That’s too bad!”

The Children’s Word: “That’s too bad!”

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra talks about what we do when something sad happens. When we hear about another person’s problems, do we care about them? Do we try to help?...

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The Children’s Word: Who Are You?

The Children’s Word: Who Are You?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra asks how you would describe yourself. If someone asks, “Who are you?”, what do you say? There’s one thing about you that is very important. It...

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Take Your Medicine!

Take Your Medicine!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra tells us what we can learn from a saint who died only 35 years ago! This saint had some good advice about some “medicine” we can...

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The Children’s Word: Have You Seen a Miracle?

The Children’s Word: Have You Seen a Miracle?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra asks if you’ve ever seen a real miracle. You may think you haven’t, but what if you have seen one and didn’t realize it? Read the...

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A Child’s Guide to the Divine Liturgy

A Child’s Guide to the Divine Liturgy

There are two kinds of instruction books. One kind is to get the reader to put the book down and DO whatever it is they’re trying to learn as quickly as possible. The other kind is to teach not only how to do whatever it is–build a bookcase, sew a...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 43

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 43

His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry. But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given. For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother’s...

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Protecting Your Children Online

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 you sign that contract, listen to this insightful interview with Kathryn Bocanegra as she talks with Fr. Chris about the many dangers and pressures of the internet...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 40

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 40

Matthew 18:1-14 The Essence of Christian Discipleship Seven qualities can mark the personal relationship of the Christian. They are: humility, responsibility, self-renunciation, individual care, discipline, fellowship, and spirit of forgiveness. Unless you turn Christ warns the disciples that they are going in the completely wrong way by asking “who is...

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