Saint David told Christ and He granted his wish

Saint David told Christ and He granted his wish

A miracle performed by Saint David on Evia and Elder Iakovos Tsalikis (Attested by Fr. Ioannis Niryianakis) At the hospital where I was working, a student was admitted with a high temperature. This student was called Stylianos Steryianos, was the son of Christos and Evangelia, and lived in Patisia. His...

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On the Sunday of the Paralytic

On the Sunday of the Paralytic

Fr. Andrew Phillips   In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Today’s Gospel of the healing of the paralytic raises a number of questions. The first perhaps is: Where does illness come from? The answer to this question is contained within the...

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Miracles, Faith and Discernment

Miracles, Faith and Discernment

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl032517.mp3 Are you missing what God is doing in your life?  Listen now to the final installment of our conversation on being a Christian. Today our discussion with Fr. Demetrios Tonias focuses on faith and true discernment of the every day miracles God is doing in our lives and the...

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The doctors were always noncommittal

The doctors were always noncommittal

My name’s Garyfallia and I was born with spina bifida, a rare deformity of the spinal membrane which almost always causes paralysis of the legs and/or arms and even learning problems, depending on how high up the spine the deformity is. Thank God I don’t have any paralysis, but from...

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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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Behold, I am the Handmaiden of the Lord

Behold, I am the Handmaiden of the Lord

And Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.”  Luke 1: 38  (Gospel of the Feast of the Annunciation—March 25)   Good morning Prayer Team! If you were to divide the history of the world into chapters, the first...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for the Sunday of the Canaanite Woman

Listen to the Daily Reading for the Sunday of the Canaanite Woman

February 14, 2016 Saint Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians 6:16-18; 7:1 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 4. Psalm 75.11,1 Make your vows to the Lord our God and perform them.  Verse: God is known in Judah; his name is great in Israel. Brethren, you are the temple of the living God;...

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Miracle on Hope Street

Miracle on Hope Street

Little White Shrine Draws Faithful By: Kristin (Xrisanthi) Giannas TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. To a toddler, the story of Archangel Michael is simple- he fights the dragon at his feet and wins. That’s how Nikki Miceli explains it to her 3-year-old son Anthony, who is battling neuroblastoma, or tumors in his...

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The Great Martyr St. Demetrios

The Great Martyr St. Demetrios

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.   The Great Martyr St. Demetrios Eros of Orthodoxy translated by Fr. Nicholas Palis The Prophet David, a great poet of our church, in a very lyrical psalm called the association...

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Seizing THIS Moment, Part Three: Assessing our friendships.

Seizing THIS Moment, Part Three: Assessing our friendships.

In this third of a four-part series, Fr. Nicholas Louh reflects on the influence our circle of friends may have on us. We are all the product of the relationships we have had in our upbringing and life. We need to regularly assess whether we are surrounded by friends who...

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