The First Ordination

The First Ordination

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.” And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:21-22  Monday of the 2nd Week of Pascha   Good morning...

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Have You Seen the Lord?  Does it Make You Glad to See Him?

Have You Seen the Lord?  Does it Make You Glad to See Him?

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When He had said this, He showed them His hands and His...

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Christ is Risen with an Appalachian Flair

Christ is Risen with an Appalachian Flair

  Christ is risen from the dead,trampling down death by death,and on those in the tombs bestowing life! Since Orthodox Christians celebrate our Lord’s resurrection for forty days, that is until Ascension, we will be posting several videos of the beautiful hymn, “Christ is Risen” until then. In this video, Dr....

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of John

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of John

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.  So she ran, and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Luke

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Luke

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared.  And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the Body.  While they were perplexed about this, behold,...

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Hymn “Christ is Risen” from Orthodox in  Ghana

Hymn “Christ is Risen” from Orthodox in Ghana

Christ is risen from the dead,trampling down death by death,and on those in the tombs bestowing life!   Since Orthodox Christians celebrate our Lord’s resurrection for forty days, that is until Ascension, we will be posting several videos of the beautiful hymn for the coming weeks. In this video, we...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Mark

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Mark

And when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might go and anoint Him. And very early on the first day of the week they went to the tomb when the sun had risen. And they were saying to one...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher.   And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat...

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The Most Joyful Hymn

The Most Joyful Hymn

Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, descended from David, as preached in my gospel,  the gospel for which I am suffering and wearing fetters like a criminal. But the word of God is not fettered.  Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may...

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Appalachian Orthodox Paschal Hymn

Appalachian Orthodox Paschal Hymn

Father Justin Patterson of the OCA uploaded the video above. It is the Paschal troparion sung to Appalachian harmonies, but conforming to tonal rules of the Slavic Orthodox. It was sung at a music workshop at the All American Council of the Orthodox Church in America, meeting in Atlanta in...

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