Posts about Thanksgiving


The Metropolis of Chicago ‘Feed The Hungry’ Program

On Thanksgiving day in Chicago this year, the Orthodox communities of Annunciation Cathedral and St. George came together to serve meals to the poor, homeless…

Nov 30, 2015
Living Traditions

Thank You, O Lord

Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann, the late Dean of Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, was dedicated to writing, preaching, and teaching about the Eucharist….

Nov 28, 2015
Orthodox News

The Spirit of Thanksgiving

  Looking for a great Thanksgiving Day story? With retail stores open on Thursday, and mega ads for Black Friday, it’s nice to read a story about…

Nov 26, 2015

Lincoln and a Wartime Thanksgiving

The Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature inspirational writings that serve as reminders of ‘Sparks of Good’ and examples of God’s…

Nov 26, 2015
Walking in Faith

Be a Giver

  As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday where we give thanks for what we’ve received, in this sermon, Fr. Nicholas talks about how we were created…

Nov 25, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Are Guns the Answer?

    There is enough violence in the world.  And soon, it seems we will all need to carry a gun for self-defence.  Dr. David J Dunn whose writings…

Nov 19, 2015
The Sounding

Do you know who can?

Yesterday, I met with a friend who is worlds ahead of me spiritually. I shared at length with her about a chronic problem I’m struggling with. At…

Jun 08, 2015
This Month's Topic

Thanksgiving Explained – We Hold Ourselves to a Higher Power

Every wonder where the Thanksgiving holiday came from?  After 45 short years of life, I have to admit that I did not know.  But this year, the knowledge…

Dec 03, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodoxy’s Thanksgiving

In the early Church, the primary word used to describe the celebration of the Mystery of Christ was Eὐχαριστία-Eucharist (thanksgiving). This…

Nov 21, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Be Thankful All Year Long

Offering helpful tools to encourage thankfulness, Presvytera Pat Tsagalakis speaks to Fr. Chris about ways to be thankful all year long and not just on…

Nov 21, 2014