The Embrace and Confession of the Faith

The Embrace and Confession of the Faith

When the priest has laid the Precious Gifts on the altar, he, or the deacon, offers the Litany of Completion. The people reply ‘Grant this, Lord’, after each petition. He then says, in a low voice the Prayer of the Offertory, after which he goes out through the royal doors...

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The Orthodox Vestment Color Spectrum

The Orthodox Vestment Color Spectrum

    Facets of Orthodox Aesthetics Khouria Krista West is a professional seamstress and has been running Krista West Vestments for over 18 years. Invited by Father Philip Zymaris, Professor of Liturgics at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Khouria Krista gave a lecture in the school’s...

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Daily Devotion, January 17: Giving Glory to God

Daily Devotion, January 17: Giving Glory to God

And the Lord said to Moses, “This very thing that you have spoken I will do; for you have found favor in My sight, and I know you by name.” Moses said, “I pray Thee, show me Thy glory.” And He said, “I will make all My goodness pass before you,...

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Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!  Psalm 95:6 Wisdom. Arise. Come let us worship and bow down before Christ. Save us o Son of God, (who rose from the dead/who are wondrous among your saints) to Thee we sing: Alleluia....

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Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another; but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of deeds done by...

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Celebrating the Divine Liturgy of St. James

Celebrating the Divine Liturgy of St. James

The Orthodox Christian Network has established the Digital Disciple Scholars Program on the campus of Hellenic College/Holy Cross School of Theology.  The purpose is to begin training our ministry leaders to use multi-media resources to spread the Gospel.  Students will be trained to promote current issues related to the Orthodox Faith,...

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Don’t Pick the Pigs over the People

Don’t Pick the Pigs over the People

When Jesus healed the man with legion demons, He used a heard of pigs from the nearby town for the demons to enter. We all remember the story; the pigs went running off the cliff and died. The town folk, not wanting to lose the investment of the pigs, could...

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Watch Be the Bee – Episode 82 – Does the Liturgy Need You?

Watch Be the Bee – Episode 82 – Does the Liturgy Need You?

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Watch Be the Bee Episode #82 – Does the Liturgy Need You? Do Church services...

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Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Holy Pentecost

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Holy Pentecost

Today we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, which happened and is always celebrated 50 days after the Resurrection of our Lord. At Pentecost, the disciples received the Holy Spirit as tongues of fire, fulfilling the promise that Christ had given them while He was still with them. This spirit was...

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We Have Seen the Light

We Have Seen the Light

During every Divine Liturgy, we sing the words, “We have seen the Light,” but it is what we do AFTER the Divine Liturgy with the Light that really matters. Many who have received the Light of Christ fail to make good use of the Light in their lives. Some even...

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