LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD.  These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand and live our faith. In His parables to the masses, Christ always used practical...

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Can I Fast from Social Media?: A Holy Week Meditation

Can I Fast from Social Media?: A Holy Week Meditation

Do I have to fast from food or can I fast from social media? This is a very common question and sometimes makes sense to a lot of us, because social media can be more distracting to our spiritual life than food. How about if I am vegetarian does that...

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Lazarus Saturday

Lazarus Saturday

Fr. Lev Gillet   Strictly speaking, Lent ends on the Friday which follows the fifth Sunday of Lent: the period of forty days is then over. The time of the Passion lasts from the end of Lent until the Resurrection, anticipated on Holy Saturday. It therefore comprises the Saturday which...

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Saturday of Lazarus: Fully God, Fully Man

Saturday of Lazarus: Fully God, Fully Man

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met Him, while Mary sat in the house.  Martha said to Jesus, “Lord,...

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Saint Joasaph of Meteora

Saint Joasaph of Meteora

Georgios Martzelos St Joasaph was the son of the pious ruler of Epirus and Thessaly Symeon Sinisi, who was descended from the royal house of Nemanja and was proclaimed “tsar of the Greeks, the Serbs and the Albanians” under the name of “Symeon Uros Palaeologus”. His mother, Thomaïs, was the...

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Be Transformed: Holy Week

Be Transformed: Holy Week

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the...

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The Journey of Holy Week:  Form Versus Substance, Choosing Your Services

The Journey of Holy Week: Form Versus Substance, Choosing Your Services

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. This day shall be for you a memorial day, and you shall keep it as a feast to the Lord; throughout your generations...

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Kairos – As we Approach Holy Week

Kairos – As we Approach Holy Week

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. When Jesus had spoken these words, He lifted up His eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify Thy Son...

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They didn’t understand!

They didn’t understand!

Have you ever not understood something at first, but then you did later? Maybe you heard somebody say something, but it didn’t mean anything to you…but then later, you really got it. Today, on this wonderful feast of Palm Sunday, the Gospel reading tells us how our Lord entered Jerusalem....

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The appropriate organs to receive the divine gifts

The appropriate organs to receive the divine gifts

Saint Maximos the Confessor The intellect is the organ of wisdom, whereas the reason is that of knowledge. The natural, internal certainty of the intellect and of the reason is the organ of faith, which is a product of wisdom and knowledge. Natural charity is the organ of the gift...

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Are You All In?

Are You All In?

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. Proverbs 16:3 Today we finish this long unit on “my participation...

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