On Iconography – The Original Tradition of Sacred Art

On Iconography – The Original Tradition of Sacred Art

Listen Now.  Join us as Guest Host Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Mary Lowell, the Founder and Administrator of Hexaemeron, a non-profit organization founded in 2003 to provide sound and structured education in the art of the icon.  Hexaemeron offers courses in icon painting, carving, and embroidery.      ...

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Byzantine Iconography οn Mt Athos

Byzantine Iconography οn Mt Athos

Dr. Constantine Cavarnos The Protaton, the Monastery of Vatopedi and the Cretan School The Holy Mountain has been the great centre of Orthodox art since the fall of Constantinople. But art flourished on Mount Athos much earlier than that, as is shown by some icons and miniatures that have survived...

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The Icon of Extreme Humility

The Icon of Extreme Humility

On or around Holy Week last year, I stopped in our church office. A beautiful icon was on the table as I entered. In all my years, I did not remember ever seeing it before. It was the icon of Extreme Humility. As I venerated this icon, I wondered about...

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God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl040216wv.mp3 In this episode of Come Receive the Light we have two interviews. First, Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Timothy G. Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Ethics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology about the Orthodox understanding of death and the proper way to lay a body to rest...

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Sunday of Orthodoxy

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Fr. Lazarakis explains the importance of the Sunday of Orthodoxy and Icons. Icons teach us three important things that are critical to our salvation. Icons remind us that God became a Man and we see that pictured. Icons teach us that if we devote ourselves, we can become holy like the...

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OCF Is Active in the Southeast.

OCF Is Active in the Southeast.

Remembering the North Carolina District Retreat By Gabriella Christy On the weekend of February 13, as president at North Carolina State University, I was lucky enough to host Fr. Anthony Salzman and Presbytera Christine from St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church of Athens, GA (OCF spiritual advisor for the southeast) Fr....

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Learn About PISTEVO and Michael Psaros

Learn About PISTEVO and Michael Psaros

On March 5, 2016, The National Herald published an article highlighting Faith in Pictures & Love in Action,  “If Michael Psaros Believes in You, or Your Company, Good Things Happen”.  To learn more, visit The National Herald and visit The Art of Belief to watch the epic film, PISTEVO. With the...

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“Spirit of Gold” Exhibition by Thomas Xenakis in Washington D.C.

“Spirit of Gold” Exhibition by Thomas Xenakis in Washington D.C.

The exhibition “Spirit of Gold” by Thomas Xenakis was inaugurated on February 3rd, at the Embassy of Greece in Washington D.C., by the Ambassador of Greece to the USA Mr. Christos Panagopoulos. In his opening remarks, Ambassador Panagopoulos praised the work of Xenakis, noting the series of transitions and transformations...

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Church and Frescoes Revealed Underneath Turkey

Church and Frescoes Revealed Underneath Turkey

NEVŞEHİR, Anadolu Agency-  Recently, the Hurriyet Daily News reported that archeologists in Turkey have exposed another historical church that has been unearthed in the Cappadocia region of Central Anatolia. The excavation was part of the Nevşehir Castle Urban Transformation Project, implemented by the Nevşehir Municipality and Turkey’s Housing Development Administration...

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PISTEVO “I Believe” will air internationally on January 3rd

MiB Mediaworks is excited to announce that their short film, PISTEVO “I Believe” will air internationally on TV4e. PISTEVO “I Believe” will make its television debut on Sunday, January 3rd at 8 PM Athens time (1 PM EST) on the global stream, which can be found HERE. It will re-air Tuesday,...

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