A message to Japanese

A message to Japanese

Watch now At the last part of his interview to Pemptousia, Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina, Japanese karate fighter, is sending a message to Japanese people about orthodoxy. Source: pemptousia.com ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United...

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Relationship between Orthodoxy and Karate

Relationship between Orthodoxy and Karate

Watch now  Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina, Japanese karate fighter, at the second part of his interview to Pemptousia talks about the relationship between Orthodoxy and karate. You can follow along and watch the other parts here: Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina: “How I became Orthodox” – Orthodoxy in Japan Pilgrimage on Holy Mountain Source: pemptousia.com...

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Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina: “How I became Orthodox” – Orthodoxy in Japan

Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina: “How I became Orthodox” – Orthodoxy in Japan

Watch now  Nobuyuki-Gheoghe Nukina, Japanese karate fighter, at the first part of his interview to Pemptousia, speaks on how he became Orthodox and talks about Orthodoxy in Japan. Then join us by watching part two of this interview HERE:  Relationship between Orthodoxy and Karate  and the third part of the Pilgrimage on Holy...

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Τhe Τriumph of Orthodoxy

Τhe Τriumph of Orthodoxy

Saint Luke the Doctor   Discourse on the First Sunday of Lent On the first Sunday of Great Lent, our Holy Church celebrates the triumph of Orthodoxy, of the correct faith, which trampled down all heresies and has been established for ever. This is why this Sunday is called the...

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Love as the Essence of Orthodox Asceticism

Love as the Essence of Orthodox Asceticism

Protopresbyter Georgios Schinas   You might ask why it is that we today, who are less ascetic as Christians, are overcome with fear and trembling when we hear about asceticism. It makes us feel somewhat uncomfortable. This is because we’ve lost sight of a great truth of our faith. It’s...

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The Custom of the Christmas Tree

The Custom of the Christmas Tree

Protopresbyter Panteleïmon Krouskos   For many people with a secular outlook, decorating the Christmas tree is the essence of Christmas. In Greece, this custom was imported from abroad and was introduced by the Bavarians*. The first time a Christmas tree was decorated was in Otto’s palace and thereafter it spread...

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The Orthodox Spiritual Life in the World

The Orthodox Spiritual Life in the World

Watch Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta, talking about the orthodox spiritual life in the world, during his interview to Pemptousia. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It is...

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Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View (3)

Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View (3)

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   Of course, all of this doesn’t mean that sickness is removed with the coming of Christ into the world, despite the fact that, when announcing the cure of the sick, Christ also indicates the presence of God in His own Person. Apart...

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Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View (2)

Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View (2)

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   We have another instance where the righteous suffer without guilt, as in Job and Tobias. In these cases the answer is provided by Scripture itself: the aim is to manifest the loyalty of the believer and to glorify God’s name: ‘May the...

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Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View

Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   In one of the most beautiful modern examples of our ecclesiastical education, Sister Magdalen of the Holy Monastery of Saint John the Baptist at, Tolleshunt Knights, Essex, says that we can’t speak drily about this sensitive subject, and not feel involved. And...

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