Posts about saints

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Saint Anthimos Arethiotis

Dr. Haralambis Bousias   ‘Whoever observes the whole of the law, but errs in one thing, is guilty of everything’ (Jas. 2, 10). And the damage…

May 26, 2017
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Saint Helen, my most favorite Champion

Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D.   I was just visiting Shepherds’ Field the other day that is the precise location where the angels appeared to the shepherds…

May 21, 2017
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St. John Cassian (February, 29): How Should We Pray

Feast of St. John Cassian the Roman is on February 29, and for non-leap years on February 28. St. Cassian (360-435) was a monk, known for his mystical…

Mar 02, 2017
The Sounding Blog

What’s in the Name?

During my last visit to the monasteries in Egypt, I was asked by family members to baptize their child at the monastery. When I went there the day of the…

Feb 20, 2017
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Who is the newly-proclaimed Saint Meletios?

Evagoras Makhaira   On 27 November, 2013, the Ecumenical Patriarchate entered two new names into the Calendar of Saints of the Church: Porfyrios Kavsokalyvitis…

Feb 14, 2017
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A Remarkable Royal Family

W. J. Lillie   February 3, Feast of Saint Werburga While it may be true that history doesn’t repeat itself, it is also true that human beings do….

Feb 03, 2017
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The Holy Martyr Tryphon of Apamea

Saint Tryphon was born in Lampsakos, in Phrygia during the reign of the Emperor Gordian. From a young age, his task was to be a goose-herd. The ignominy…

Feb 01, 2017
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A scandal, many sins and a saint!

Ioannis Panayiotopoulos, Lecturer at the Theological School, Athens University   One of the most wonderful stories in the Lavsaïko describes the…

Jan 25, 2017
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The Saints Stand By Us

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos When we refer to the life of a saint, we tend to extol their actions and promote them mostly on the basis of the wonderful things…

Dec 14, 2016
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Saint Dimitrios The Myrrh-Yielder – 2

James W. Lillie Another point of interest is that the church of Saint Dimitrios, for 60 years (1430-1490) remained as part of the local Church, when almost…

Oct 27, 2016