Posts about Christmas

The Sounding Blog

Faith and Personal Finance: Crossing the Christmas Finish Line

Do the holidays make you feel like you’re running a marathon, and January 1st is the finish line? You approach it exhausted, spent, out of gas. Come…

Dec 13, 2016
Come Receive the Light

The Virgin Birth and Christmas

What is the difference between the Immaculate Conception and a virgin birth?  Listen as we begin our weekly program, Come Receive the Light, with an interview…

Dec 12, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Celebrating St. Nicholas: When Santa Went to Jail

The Nativity Fast has begun, and Christmas is just around the corner. Trees are soon to be decorated. Children around the world will make lists, check…

Dec 07, 2016
Pemptousia Partnership

The Adoption of Christmas in the Eastern Churches (Part II)

Thomas Talley From the time of the restoration of orthodoxy with the accession of Theodosius, then, the observance of the nativity festival on De­cember…

Dec 03, 2016
Pemptousia Partnership

The Adoption of Christmas in the Eastern Churches (Part I)

Thomas Talley As with most other questions surrounding the festivals of Christmas and Epiphany, the dissemination of the December festival in the East…

Dec 02, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Holiday Feasting at God’s Table

How many of you recently have gone out to eat with your families? Holiday shoppers, especially on the weekends, will generally dine out because of the…

Dec 01, 2016
Orthodox News

Alilo and the Old Calendar

Photo Source: CNN OCN promotes good practices and values that are apart of a strong Orthodox culture. Living the Faith is a major portion of what we aspire…

Jan 16, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Egyptian President Vows to Rebuild Churches

  According to an article on EGYPTIAN STREETS, “Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi vowed during a speech at Coptic Christmas Mass to rebuild…

Jan 12, 2016
Orthodox News

The Orthodox Are Celebrating

  BBC News produced an awesome collection of photos of the Orthodox around the world celebrating Christmas. Faithful from Europe, Africa, and the…

Jan 08, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Russian Christmas

    Merry Christmas!  No, I didn’t sleep in. A majority of our Orthodox brothers and sisters celebrate Christmas on January 7th according…

Jan 06, 2016