Posts about family

Come Receive the Light

When We Are Too Busy for Prayer

Is prayer part of your daily life, or are you finding yourself out of time by the end of the day?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis…

Jul 31, 2015
Orthodox Family & Faith

The Family Unit in the Early Church

Without the imminent return of our Lord, could it be our fire has gone out?  Now that we have less to lose, have we become lukewarm?  The Very Rev….

Jan 22, 2015
Orthodox News

IOCC Provides Vital Winter Relief for Syria’s Children and War-Weary Families

January 12, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) — Freezing temperatures, heavy snow and chilling winds sweeping across Syria are putting thousands of young lives in…

Jan 12, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Who is Jesus’ Family?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres….

Dec 23, 2014
Orthodox News

Patriarch Ilia of Georgia: Raise Children With Family Prayer

In a recent sermon, His Holiness Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia emphasized the importance of attending church as a family and praying together every evening….

Dec 16, 2014
Orthodox Family & Faith

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…

Dec 10, 2014
Orthodox News

Georgian Patriarch: We Give Our Children Everything But Don’t Think About Teaching The True Religion

In a recent sermon preached at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi, His Holiness Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, emphasized that only spiritual…

Dec 09, 2014
Featured Orthodox Christian Churches

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chicago, IL

Holy Trinity Cathedral in Chicago was established in 1882. At the time, it was called St. Vladimir’s. At the turn of the 20th century, the current…

Nov 15, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodox Bishop Responds to Recent Roman Catholic Synod

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, author of several popular books on Orthodox Christian faith and life, has offered his thoughts after observing the Roman Catholic…

Oct 29, 2014
The Sounding

When God Says No….and My Mother’s Death

The past year or so has given me many occasions to prove my faith. It has been difficult at times, but I held on. I gave my worries over to God. I asked…

Oct 08, 2014

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