A Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess

A Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess

Editor’s note: St. Catherine’s Vision issued the followed press release on November 25, 2014. “A Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess” has been published by St. Catherine’s Vision, an international, Pan-Orthodox fellowship of Orthodox women theologians and other lay servant-leaders. The document is addressed to...

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A Second Look at the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess

A Second Look at the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess

Of late, a pan-Orthodox organization of Orthodox women called “St. Catherine’s Vision” has issued a “Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess”. The call is addressed to the Ecumenical Patriarch with the hopes of being blessed and acted upon by the upcoming Great and Holy Council,...

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Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Urges Church To Lift Ban on Ordination of Married Priests in Eastern Catholic Churches in North America

Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Urges Church To Lift Ban on Ordination of Married Priests in Eastern Catholic Churches in North America

This action would affirm Eastern Rite tradition, would encourage restoration of unity between Catholic, Orthodox Christians, and would enhance spiritual lives of Eastern Catholics. WASHINGTON—The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation voted in early June to encourage the “lifting of the restrictions regarding the ordination of married men to the priesthood...

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Los Santos Órdenes

Los Santos Órdenes

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten abordan el tema de los Santos Órdenes (los oficios de diácono, sacerdote, y obispo): ¿De dónde vienen? ¿Cuál es su propósito? ¿Cuales son unas diferencias entre los órdenes de la Iglesia Ortodoxa...

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