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The Pascha Basket

When I was a child, growing up in a secular home in Toronto, Ontario, I loved my Easter basket. It held that plastic fake grass in the pastel colours,…

Apr 13, 2016
Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

Great Books for Lent

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching…

Mar 25, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Fifteen Bean Soup for Crockpot

The fast is only a few days away and many of my friends and I are starting to panic about what we are going to serve our families.  Fasting doesn’t…

Mar 08, 2016
Orthodox Culture

December 4: Saint Barbara’s Feast – Greek

Celebrated on December 4th, Saint Barbara is the patron saint of artillerymen, firemen, and those engaged in hazardous occupations. According to Greek…

Dec 02, 2014
Orthodox Culture

December 4: Feast of Saint Barbara – Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian, Palestinian

Saint Barbara’s day, or Eid il-Burbara, is celebrated in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine. The traditional food served on St Barbara’s feastday…

Dec 02, 2014
Orthodox Culture

November 30: Saint Andrew and Loukoumades

St Andrew is celebrated on November 30th. On the Greek islands of Rhodes, Kalymnos and Kos, it’s customary to make Loukoumades or Tiganites to honour…

Nov 29, 2014
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Fast or Feast, String Beans in a Mushroom Sauce are Sure to Please

Another fast is coming, and this time we honor the Virgin Mary, the Mother of God. For the first two weeks of August, the 1st through the 14th, faithful…

Jul 22, 2014
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When St. Phanourios Finds Lost Things

Orthodox faithful have a variety of traditions when it comes to thanking a saint who has interceded or taken action in answering a prayer. Some faithful…

Feb 07, 2014
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Walnuts in Syrup

Need a last minute gift for a Christmas gathering? Run out of ideas and extra cash? This recipe for Walnuts in Syrup could save the day! Combine: 4 c (1…

Dec 28, 2013
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Halva: A Delicious Fasting Dessert

When you need a fasting dessert for coffee hour or have unexpected company coming to your door during advent, Halva is perfect when you need a quick dessert….

Dec 02, 2013