The Elephant in the Ecumenical Room

The Elephant in the Ecumenical Room

Especially in advance of the much-anticipated Great and Holy Council scheduled for later this year, there has been much talk about the importance of our ecumenical connections, including the possibility of recognizing the baptisms of all the other Christians churches and denominations. Part of the discussion has revolved around the...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saints Chrysanthus and Daria

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saints Chrysanthus and Daria

  Listen to the daily readings for March 19, 2016, according to the calendar of the Orthodox Christian Church. Saint Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 2:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. Timothy, my son, be strong in the...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Sunday

Listen to the Daily Reading for Sunday

  March 6, 2016 Saint Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 8:8-13; 9:1-2 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 146.5;134.3 Great is our Lord, and great is his power. Verse: Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good. Brethren, food will not commend us to God. We are no worse off if...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Mark the Ascetic

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Mark the Ascetic

  March 5, 2016 Saint Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians 4:13-17 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 2. Psalm 24.13; 27.1 Their souls shall dwell among good things. Verse: To you, O Lord, have I cried, O my God. But we would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep,...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Tarasius

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Tarasius

February 25, 2016 Saint John’s First Universal Letter 1:8-10; 2:1-6 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. Brethren, if we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If...

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