St. Porphyrios Exhibits “That They May be One”

 St. Porphyrios Exhibits “That They May be One”

  On the evening of Wednesday, November 18, 2015 the Holy Cross Bookstore hosted its fourth Symposium at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Michael Tishel, co-director of the Office of Vocation and Ministry at the school, presented a talk entitled, “St. Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia: Model and Teacher...

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Nativity Devotion, November 30: Salvation

Nativity Devotion, November 30: Salvation

    Why Do I Need a Savior?  “For to you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior who is Christ the Lord”  Luke 2:11  Good morning Prayer Team! Are you saved?  We hear this question a lot in religious circles.  What does it mean for...

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Daily Devotion: By God’s Grace

Daily Devotion: By God’s Grace

Help me, O Lord my God! Save me according to thy steadfast love. Psalm 109:26   Good morning Prayer Team!  Help us, save us, have mercy upon us, and protect us, O God, by Your grace.  Concluding this opening set of petitions is a prayer that will be heard several times...

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Seizing THIS Moment, Part One: Getting out of the Kitchen.

Seizing THIS Moment, Part One: Getting out of the Kitchen.

In this first of a four-part series, Fr. Nicholas Louh focuses on the fact that we have the gift of a limited amount of time on this planet. We must seize this moment to make the most of our time to deepen our relationships not only with those around us,...

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My Strength is Made Perfect in Weakness – The Supreme Court Decision

My Strength is Made Perfect in Weakness – The Supreme Court Decision

‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.’”(2 Cor 12:9) Our Lord Jesus Christ offered these words to the Apostle Paul when he faced a serious crisis in his life. In fact, St. Paul suffered through numerous crosses and challenges, confronting the reality of...

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Do You Love Your Friends Enough?

Do You Love Your Friends Enough?

On the Second Sunday of Great Lent, we hear of a paralytic who had four friends who loved him enough to not give up trying to get him into the presence of the Grace of God. When Jesus saw THEIR faith, the Gospel says He turned to the paralytic and...

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Humbleness is the key to keep the Grace

Humbleness is the key to keep the Grace

By Fr. Raphael Noica (of Essex) Fr. Raphael: Monasticism is like living something from the age that shall come, in which, as the Savior says: “They neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the Angels of God in heaven” (Matthew 22:30). We are not like the...

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