Posts about healing

Come Receive the Light

Demon Possession and Exorcism

“The illnesses of the soul and the spirit are in many ways similar to the illnesses of the body,” says Fr. Andrew Demotses, pastor emeritus…

Oct 17, 2014
The Sounding

On Grief and Providing Care

Two related, but separate, topics come up when someone we know dies. The first topic is the person who has died: the circumstances around his death, what…

Oct 15, 2014
Sacraments and Rituals

Holy Unction

Some people have told me that when they are in the hospital, they hate to see a priest enter a patient’s room because they regard his visit as a harbinger…

Sep 24, 2014
The Moving Icon

Moving Icon: All These Flowers

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Kevin Bryce, the Orthodox filmmaker of the documentary “We are Superman.” Chris…

Sep 17, 2014
Be Transfigured

Don’t Allow Pain and Suffering to Distract You From God

Sometimes the pain of life can seem unbearable. Sometimes you are tempted to dwell upon your pain and suffering rather than the promise of God that you…

Sep 09, 2014
The Sounding

Suicide, Hell, and God’s Mercy

As I’ve written before, I have quite recently and for a few years now been struggling through the depression of a loved one. Robin Williams’…

Sep 02, 2014
Orthodox News

FOCUS Helps Bring Calm to Ferguson, Missouri

In the two weeks since the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, riots, arrests, and constant tension have been the order of the day for…

Aug 26, 2014
Orthodox News

KITV: Hawaiian Wonderworking Icon Cures Girl of Tumor

By Jill Kuramoto You would never think a tiny parish in the heart of Kaka’ako would house such a secret. But, its existence is well-known to those…

Aug 25, 2014
The Sounding

Suicide Prevention: What Works, What Doesn’t

Robin Williams completed his suicide just over a week ago. When I heard the news, all I could do was make the sign of the cross, say a small prayer for…

Aug 20, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Η τραγική εικόνα του ανθρώπου

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παίρνοντας αφορμή από την θεραπεία του δαιμονισμένου νεαρού…

Aug 17, 2014