Spreading the Gospel Across the Globe

Spreading the Gospel Across the Globe

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 this week, Friday, October 28th, 2016. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Mourns the Passing of an Archon,...

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St. Raphael of Brooklyn, Nov. 7

St. Raphael of Brooklyn, Nov. 7

Tomorrow, the St. Nicholas Cathedral of Brooklyn will commemorate the 100th anniversary of St. Raphael’s repose in 1915. More information for the Feast day: St. Raphael 100th anniversary. St. Raphael was born in Syria, as Raphael Hawaweeny, and moved to New York in 1895. He lead the new Syrian Orthodox...

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Saint Raphael of Brooklyn

Saint Raphael of Brooklyn

Sometimes there seems to be a saint who doesn’t really stand out, believe it or not. They are laborers in God’s vineyard, and their ‘claim to fame’ is for something other than what they’ve done. They just seem to have been in the right place at the right time. At...

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