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Be Transfigured

Can You Hear God Calling?

The world is filled with distractions, from busy street sounds to hectic lifestyles, many of which can stop us from hearing God’s voice. The story of…

Jan 27, 2015
Generation ICXC

What Does it Mean if a Loved One Visits in a Dream?

The ball is rolling! We have gotten several questions, more than I ever anticipated, and I will try to tackle them all. I selected a few to start us off…

Jan 26, 2015
Orthodox News

Russian Orthodox Leaders Object to Award-Winning Film “Leviathan,” Call for Creation of “Orthodox Hollywood”

“Leviathan,” a Russian film which is a modern-day retelling of the story of Job, has received international critical acclaim, winning the Golden…

Jan 23, 2015
Orthodox News

Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace

CATHOLIC SAN FANCISCO — Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace by Valerie Schmalz “Christians are being persecuted and killed in countries…

Jan 22, 2015
The Sounding

Reaching Younger Orthodox Christians Online

Did you know that the US Census Bureau reports that American young people spend 11 hours per day in front of screens, much of it online? For better or…

Jan 16, 2015
The Sounding

An Honest Response to the Presence of God

During the Paraklesis Service to the Virgin Mary, we read an excerpt from the first chapter in the Gospel of Luke: “And it came to pass, when Elisabeth…

Jan 15, 2015
Orthodox News

The March for Life and Orthodox Christians

WHAT IS THE MARCH FOR LIFE? The March for Life is a peaceful, prayerful, and rally that takes place every year in Washington, D.C., on the sorrowful anniversary…

Jan 15, 2015
The Sounding

How Ecumenical Are You?

My guess is that nothing can stop Orthodox conversation and divide a room quite so fast as someone loudly asking the question, “How ecumenical are you?”…

Jan 09, 2015
The Sounding

Христос се роди! Ваистину се Христос роди! Christ is Born! Indeed He is Born!

The above words are the first words that Serbian Orthodox Christians use to greet each other during the Old Calendar Christmas. But, before and after those…

Jan 08, 2015
Be Transfigured

What is Righteousness

Just days before Christmas, the Church invites us to consider the righteousness of Abraham and Joseph the betrothed of Mary. These two holy ancestors of…

Dec 23, 2014

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