Posts about feast

The Sounding

Journey to Bethlehem, Part 2

What shall we offer Thee, O Christ, Who for our sakes hast appeared on earth as man? Every creature made by Thee offers Thee thank. The angels offer a…

Dec 11, 2014
Living Traditions

November 30: Saint Andrew and Loukoumades

St Andrew is celebrated on November 30th. On the Greek islands of Rhodes, Kalymnos and Kos, it’s customary to make Loukoumades or Tiganites to honour…

Nov 29, 2014
The Sounding

Fast or Feast, String Beans in a Mushroom Sauce are Sure to Please

Another fast is coming, and this time we honor the Virgin Mary, the Mother of God. For the first two weeks of August, the 1st through the 14th, faithful…

Jul 22, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

What is the Apostles Fast?

Orthodox Christians around the world observe four fasting seasons during the year. Two of these—the Great Fast for the forty days of Lent, and the Dormition…

Jun 17, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodox Christianity in China? The Story of the Chinese Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion

The feast day commemorating the Chinese Orthodox Christian martyrs from the Boxer Rebellion in 1900 has just passed on the New Calendar. A post about these…

Jun 12, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Σημείον αντιλεγόμενον

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης προσεγγίζει τον λόγο του Συμεών την ώρα της Υπαπαντής του Κυρίου…

Feb 08, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Presentation of Our Lord

Your birth sanctified a Virgin’s womb and properly blessed the hands of Symeon. Having now come and saved us, O Christ our God, give peace to your…

Feb 02, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Presentation of Christ in the Temple

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. Bill Chiganos will discuss the presentation of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ to the Temple.

Jan 28, 2014
The Sounding

Shrimp and Rice, a Good Way to Celebrate a Fasting Feast Day

On the feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, we celebrate the protection, glory and life-giving power of the cross.  We also remember with sobriety,…

Sep 13, 2013
Learn, The Sounding

Elevation of the Cross Prayer Beads

On September 14, we will be celebrating the Elevation of the Cross, and by celebrating I mean fasting. For this is one of two feast days which we actually…

Sep 12, 2013
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