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Pemptousia Partnership

The Mystery of the Church and the Phenomenon of Heresies

The phenomenon of heresies has been present from the first steps of the Church towards preaching the Gospel to the world. It’s a phenomenon which, from…

Jul 10, 2015
Orthodox News

NBC: Arson Attack on Church of the Loaves and Fishes

Arsonists attacked the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes in Tabgha, Israel, leaving the building in ruins. The church was a modern…

Jun 18, 2015
The Sounding

A Little History Lesson

Not long ago​,​the question about whether or not Orthodox Churches could accept homosexuality as a valid lifestyle came to the fore.  The year was…

Jun 16, 2015
Be Transfigured

I’m Distracted by Others in Church

Many people have questions about our Orthodox Christian Faith. Many simply do not remember what they learned in Sunday School. Many are not comfortable…

Jun 15, 2015
The Sounding

“To a New Beauty”: Talking About Sexual Transitions in the Church

Though we scarcely mention them in public discourse, we Christians have a language for talking about sexual transitions quite apart from popular culture….

Jun 11, 2015
Be Transfigured

The Church – Protector and Shepherd

Before ascending to His Throne, Jesus commanded the Apostles to remain in Jerusalem to await the Holy Spirit. Before departing for his trial, Saint Paul…

May 25, 2015
Be Transfigured

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 27

In this week’s session, we will discuss Acts 12.1-17, and Homily 26″On Acts” from St John Chrysostom. We will consider his teaching that…

May 20, 2015
The Sounding

Let the Little Children Come

This picture brings tears to my eyes. If I have one wish for my children, it is that they grow to love Christ and His church. How can they not? The services…

Apr 30, 2015
The Sounding

The Potential of Religious Education, even Sunday School

On any given Sunday from about September to May, I conservatively estimate that at least 10,500 young people attend a parish religious education program,…

Apr 30, 2015
The Sounding

Panagitsa Tribute

Thousands watched in shock as video coverage spread through the internet of the fire that consumed the Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church in Montreal,…

Apr 22, 2015

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