Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra

Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra

  Listen to the Daily Reading for December 6, 2016, Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 13:17-21 Brethren, obey your leaders and submit to them; for they are keeping watch over your souls, as men who will have to give account. Let them do...

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Yes Melanie, There Is a Santa Claus

Yes Melanie, There Is a Santa Claus

  As a child I remember him – the warm, benevolent visitor who magically ate our Christmas cookies and left behind a slew of beautiful presents for my brothers and me. But more so, I remember him as a god-like figure. He was all-good, all-knowing, all-loving and I just imagined...

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Nativity Devotion, November 29: Sharing the Good News

Nativity Devotion, November 29: Sharing the Good News

  And the angel said to them, “Be not afraid, for I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people.”  Luke 2:10   Good morning Prayer Team! Many years ago, when we lived in Connecticut, we hosted a priest from Africa (Uganda) for...

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Tradition Defeats a Glacier

Tradition Defeats a Glacier

The Christmas season is gaining momentum and the malls are filling with holiday décor, shoppers, and center aisle vendors.  It’s a crowded scene and kids are squirming in their parent’s tight grasp as they make their way to the Santa display. Families dressed in red and green matching outfits are a...

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Three Reasons Believing in Santa Helps Kids

Three Reasons Believing in Santa Helps Kids

I’ve always liked Christmas, and I’ve always loved Santa.  He was the one I could count on for years to hear my prayers.  It sounds terrible to write that now at my age, but when I was a four, he was the closest thing to Jesus that I could possibly...

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Santa Claus vs Saint Nicholas

Santa Claus vs Saint Nicholas

Have you been good?  Is Santa coming to your house? Or do you favor St. Nicholas over the jolly man in red?  Listen as Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with Kristine Kallimani, a licensed Mental Health Counselor and an associate of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI,) as they discuss the...

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