Posts about Church Feasts

Pemptousia Partnership

The Feast of Candlemas. The Reception of the Lord

Archimandrite Theodosios Martzoukhos   Already we’re in the second month of the New Year. And we begin with the feast of the Reception of Christ,…

Feb 02, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Theophany or Epiphany – 2

Saint John Chrysostom Which baptism was performed, in His case? Not that of the Jews, nor ours, nor John’s. Why? You yourselves, from your own view of…

Jan 06, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Theophany or Epiphany – 1

Saint John Chrysostom We shall now say something about the present feast. Many people celebrate feast days and know what they’re called, but don’t…

Jan 05, 2017
The Sounding Blog

The Feast of the Entrance and the Protoevangelium of James

Much of the hymnography adorning our Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple causes the raising of eyebrows—talk about Mary being escorted…

Nov 24, 2014
Vengan a Recibir la Luz

La Fiesta de la Exaltación de la Santísima Cruz

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten abordan el tema de la Fiesta de la Exaltación…

Sep 24, 2014
The Sounding Blog

Teaching the 12 Great Feasts and Pascha

This topic is on my mind at the moment because our church school program is focusing on the feasts for this year’s curriculum. I’m working…

Sep 23, 2014
The Sounding Blog

O Paradox of Paradoxes! A Reflection on the Feast of the Holy Cross

Perhaps I am preaching to the choir when I say that the older I become, the more I come to see that our world is full of paradoxes. Contradictions of all…

Sep 13, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Η σκάλα που μας ανεβάζει στους Ουρανούς

” Ὁ Σταυρός εἶναι ἐλπίς τῶν Χριστιανῶν, σωτήρ τῶν ἀπεγνωσμένων, λιμάνι γι᾽ αὐτούς…

Sep 12, 2014
Orthodox News

The Universal Exaltation of The Precious and Life-Giving Cross

To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox…

Sep 10, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

How the Monks Make Kollyva on The Holy Mountain

This article originally appeared here and is republished as part of OCN’s strategic partnership with Pemptousia. On the Holy Mountain, the abbots…

Sep 09, 2014