Patriarchal Message for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of the Natural Environment

Patriarchal Message for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of the Natural Environment

+ BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Peace and Mercy From the Creator, Sustainer and Governor of All Creation Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ   “All of creation is renewed by the Holy Spirit, returning to...

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Conversations with Abba Isaac: For the Health of Body and Soul

Conversations with Abba Isaac: For the Health of Body and Soul

For the past week a disturbing phenomenon has been taking place.  The usually quiet and relatively uncrowded gym of which I am a member has been full of people and excited chatter! When I heard one of the regulars whisper to another about how all these “New Year resolution types”...

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Confessing Sin to a Loving God

Confessing Sin to a Loving God

​Have you made any resolutions for the New Year? Are you hoping to put the old year behind you? This week, we have the first of many discussions with Fr. Christodulos (Papadeas), the ierokyrix, preacher/confessor, of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta. Listen as he speaks with Fr. Chris on...

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Happy New Me!

Happy New Me!

Happy New Me! Naturally, you might be thinking what sort of a peculiar wish this is that we make at the beginning of the New Year. We are all accustomed to exclaiming “Happy New Year!” as the clocks strike midnight on December 31st and the year rolls over to the...

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Εθιμα και παραδόσεις για την αρχή του χρόνου

Εθιμα και παραδόσεις για την αρχή του χρόνου

Μικρά διηγήματα, ήθιμα και παραδόσεις απο την Ελλάδα και την Μικρασία για την αρχή του χρόνου Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+

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Connecting with God

Connecting with God

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos of the Holy Apostles Church in Westchester, IL joins us for a New Year message, Connecting with God. Fr. Bill reminds us of what Benjamin Franklin said, “Be at war with your vices and at peace with your neighbors.”

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The Story of Saint Basil

The Story of Saint Basil

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, Fr. Spiro Bobotas tells the story and significance of St. Basil, whose Feast Day is January 1st.

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“O νέος χρόνος ως νέα ευκαιρία εν Χριστώ”

“O νέος χρόνος ως νέα ευκαιρία εν Χριστώ”

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει την ορθόδοξη αντίληψη περι του χρόνου. Ο χρόνος θεωρείται ως “καιρός”, ως ευκαιρία για μετάνοια, για προσέγγιση του Θεού και του συνανθρώπου. Στο τέλος ο Θεός δεν θα μετρήσει τα χρόνια μας, αλλά την ποιότητα τους. Οχι το  “πόσα χρόνια ζήσαμε” αλλά το “πώς ζήσαμε. Ολα...

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