Miracles of the Holy Girdle

Miracles of the Holy Girdle

Since today is, in one sense, the most important day in postlapsarian history, it seems fitting to relate three miracles which have occurred as a result of Mary taking the momentous decision to accede to God’s request that she bear the Lord. These miracles are all associated with her holy...

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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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The Cure of the Blind Man

The Cure of the Blind Man

Metropolitan Ioïl (Frangkakos) of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia   ‘They saw a man blind from birth’ The curing of the man blind from birth is a terrible rebuke for the Pharisees, who didn’t want to accept the words of Christ. Before this momentous event, Christ had had an extensive dialogue...

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Sunday of the man born blind

Sunday of the man born blind

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom †   In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. At the end of today’s reading, words stand that we pass by very often. The blind man says to Christ, “And who is the Son of God?” and Christ answers, “You have seen...

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On Purpose, Miracles and Why We’re Here

On Purpose, Miracles and Why We’re Here

Sponsored by: Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Washington, DC Listen Now.  Join us for a wonderful conversation about purpose – why we’re here on Earth, and leading people to Jesus, between Fr. Chris and Eric Metaxas, author and radio host, about his new book Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen,...

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Sunday of the Paralytic

Sunday of the Paralytic

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom †   In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. We have heard today in the Gospel of a man who for thirty eight years had laid paralysed. The only thing that separated him from healing was the possibility to reach the waters,...

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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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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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