Water Crisis

Water Crisis

Abbot Tryphon   Our world is facing a water crisis that will likely see water replace oil as the basis for many wars throughout the world. The recent extreme drought in the State of Texas, with many ranchers being forced to sell off their cattle and fires raging out of...

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A Reflection on Jesus Walking on the Water, August 2, 2015

A Reflection on Jesus Walking on the Water, August 2, 2015

In this episode of Good News for a Change, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis reflects on the significance of the account of Jesus walking on ​water in the Gospel of Matthew 14:22-33. Jesus does not perform miracles as a magician to merely display ​H​is power. He is always trying to direct us...

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The Children’s Word: The Living Water

The Children’s Word: The Living Water

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera Alexandra tells us a story about water. Have you ever been so thirsty that all you could think about was getting a drink of water? This is...

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Statement on Water

Statement on Water

For fifteen years, we raised the awareness of religious and civil leaders, as well as of theologians and politicians, on the plight of our planet’s waters. While our concern and compassion for the natural environment commands protection and preservation of all aspects of God’s creation – land, water, air, and...

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The Original Polar Bear Club

The Original Polar Bear Club

Just as the weather begins to get wintry in our area, I start to see signs advertising the chills and thrills of a Polar Bear Club Dive into the frosty waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It always surprises me that even without the framework of Orthodoxy to follow, somehow the...

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Blessing the Snow

Blessing the Snow

How do you celebrate Epiphany when all you have is snow?  On Thursday, January 8, clergy and faithful from throughout the Orthodox Church in America Rocky Mountain Deanery and region gathered with His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin, at Monarch Crest – the Continental Divide of the United States. There the Great...

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