The Resurrection: an affront to reason

The Resurrection: an affront to reason

By Archimandrite Epiphanios Ekonomou It’s hardly surprising that the message of the Resurrection of Christ has raised a whole host of doubts and questions. Objections were registered immediately after the occurrence of the supernatural event on which the whole structure of the Christian Church is founded. For the Jews of Biblical...

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It is the Day of Resurrection! The Paschal Canon in Many Languages and Melodies

It is the Day of Resurrection! The Paschal Canon in Many Languages and Melodies

Christ is risen! Truly He is risen! Orthodox Christians are currently celebrating the most sacred and joyous feast of the year: Pascha. You can catch a glimpse of how beautiful and diverse the Orthodox celebration of this feast is in the video embedded above. It features a famous hymn from...

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Lazarus Is Risen! Truly He Is Risen!

Lazarus Is Risen! Truly He Is Risen!

It perhaps may sound quite odd to our Orthodox Christian ears if on the Saturday of Lazarus, we were to greet each other with the words: “Lazarus is risen! Truly he is risen!” Naturally, no liturgical prescription or precedent exists for this. Nevertheless, the tone of the liturgy on this...

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Memento Mori and Resurrected Life

Memento Mori and Resurrected Life

Esophageal cancer killed Jerry, my father-in-law. Dying’s final indignity was when the hospice nurse informed him that he couldn’t wear his 501 Levi’s anymore. Too many years of stress as an IBM executive extracted its toll on his body. The surgeon thought he caught the cancer early enough. But the...

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The Mighty Acts of Jesus

The Mighty Acts of Jesus

In our present version of the Creed, after a bold assertion of Christ’s full divinity comes a recitation of His mighty acts. “For us men and for our salvation He came down from heaven and was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became Man, and was...

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Lazarus and Spiritual Healing

Lazarus and Spiritual Healing

Hear Fr. Tom Tsagalakis’ reflections on how Lazarus’ raising from the dead serves as a metaphor for the spiritual healing we are all in need of. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+.

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Τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης

Τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει ένα άρθρο του Σεβασμιωτάτου Μητροπολίτου Κάλλιστου Γουέαρ στο οποίο αποκαλύπτει τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης. Μην χάσετε την ευκαιρία να τα ανακαλύψετε.

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Resurreccion de nuestro Señor Jesucristo

Resurreccion de nuestro Señor Jesucristo

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten hablan de la Resurrección de nuestro Señor Jesucristo y su significado en la Iglesia Ortodoxa.  Dos himnos pascuales —  el Tropario de Pascua en Español, Inglés, y Griego y “El Ángel Exclamó,”...

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The Myrrh-Bearing Women

The Myrrh-Bearing Women

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Stanley Harakas will present a podcast on the Myrrh-Bearing Women. It was to the Myrrh-Bearing Women that the news of Christ’s Resurrection was first given. It was to them that Christ first appeared in the flesh. It was to them that the honor fell of announcing...

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