Marching for the Sanctity of Life

Marching for the Sanctity of Life

Gathered together Orthodox Christians marched for the Sanctity of life.  OnSunday, January 21, 2018 was observed as “Sanctity of Life Sunday” in parishes across the United States.  The commemoration marks the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the US. Metropolitan Tikhon led the Orthodox...

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On Holistic Christian Life

On Holistic Christian Life

Listen.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Cynthia Damaskos, the Director of Holistic Christian Life as well as the Director of the Orthodox Speakers Bureau.  She talks about her journey to becoming a Holistic Health Coach and helping people achieve their health goals by addressing the mind, body, and...

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Maryland Philoptochos Chapter Raises Money by Baking Christmas Bread.

Maryland Philoptochos Chapter Raises Money by Baking Christmas Bread.

A 35-year tradition continues at the Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville, MD. Members of the St. Demetrios Ladies Philoptochos Society, who are mostly women in their 70s or 80s, gathered recently to make traditional round loaves of Greek Christmas bread, known as Christopsomo, literally translated as “Christ’s bread.”...

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Veteran’s Day Initiative | Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society 

Veteran’s Day Initiative | Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society 

Published with permission of The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society.   “Recently, National Philoptochos President Maria Logus, met a young soldier who had just returned from overseas. After learning about his experiences, she inquired about the needs of active service members. His response was immediate and simple – prepaid phone...

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Maria Logus to Serve Second Term as National Philoptochos President

Maria Logus to Serve Second Term as National Philoptochos President

New York, NY – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, and Chairman of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society announced the reappointment of Maria Logus of New York to a second term as National Philoptochos President at the inaugural meeting of the 2016-2018 National...

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Chicago Area Philoptochos Sews Dresses for Girls Around the World

Chicago Area Philoptochos Sews Dresses for Girls Around the World

CHICAGO, IL: St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, 733 South Ashland Avenue in Chicago, hosted the 4th Annual Philoptochos “Dress a Girl around the World” Sew-A-Thon this past Saturday, October 15. Over 40 Philoptochos members from throughout the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago assisted in making and shipping dresses to girls...

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Orthodox Dialogue and Flooding in Louisiana

Orthodox Dialogue and Flooding in Louisiana

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines Friday, August 26, 2016 1. Meeting between OCA and traditionalist Anglicans is held 2. Baton Rouge Orthodox...

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Pentecost, Philanthropy and Philoptochos

Pentecost, Philanthropy and Philoptochos

For Christians, philanthropy is an expression of love.  The women of Philoptochos who work tirelessly in serving those in need know this well.  We’ve asked Paulette Geanacopoulos, LMSW, and National Philoptochos Director of Social Services, to tell us about a Two-Part Webinar offering tips and directions on handling the delicate issues...

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Can’t Do Nothing    

Can’t Do Nothing    

If the teachers and Grammar Police reading this can get over the double negative of Can’t Do Nothing, I’d like to share a story of something very positive going on. Have you seen these documentaries? Milana Vaynatrub, you know, the AT&T girl?  She’s the spunky retailer who is happy to...

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Genocide, Philanthropy and St. Nicholas Shrine

Genocide, Philanthropy and St. Nicholas Shrine

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church.  I’m Emmy Louvaris.  These are some of the stories making headlines the week of March 25th, 2016 1. State Department Designates ISIS’ Actions Against Christians and Other Religious Minorities...

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