An Open Letter to First-Generation Dads on Fathers’ Day

An Open Letter to First-Generation Dads on Fathers’ Day

There are fathers and then there are dads, am I right? I have had the great fortune of having both wonderful fathers and dads in my life—fathers who lovingly brought children into the world and dads who diligently saw it through and continue to do so. For us, Fathers’ Day...

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For Father’s Day

For Father’s Day

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia In traditional societies, the father figure was always dominant. In Christian theology, the person of the Father is the very principle of the Godhead, the Begetter of the Son outside of time, and of the Holy Spirit, Who proceeds from Him, also outside...

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A Letter to Dad, Memory Eternal

A Letter to Dad, Memory Eternal

Dear Dad, It has been 20 years since the day you passed. I don’t remember the date, but it was Father’s Day and Pentecost that year. I marveled then and now at how you went out with such fanfare. Choosing both of those holidays in one day was so noteworthy....

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Happy Father’s Day from the CrossRoad Summer Institute!

Happy Father’s Day from the CrossRoad Summer Institute!

Dear CrossRoad parents, family, and friends, The CrossRoaders started their day with Orthros and Divine Liturgy at Holy Cross Chapel. We all had the enormous blessing of celebrating the liturgy with Metropolitan Kallistos Ware who is visiting Holy Cross for a conference. He offered a moving homily on what it...

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Throwback Thursday: Raising Boys into Orthodox Christian Men

Throwback Thursday: Raising Boys into Orthodox Christian Men

Let’s hear it for the boys! This week​,​ our Throwback Thursday edition goes back to June 17, 2006 and addresses parenting in honor of Father’s Day. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks to his congregation on the importance of modeling proper Christian virtues to our children. And keep listening for our...

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