Dimitris Karavasilis was born and grew up in Imvros, Turkey. He attended the Turkish primary school, while at the same time secretly learning the basic Greek language. Forced to emigrate, he settled in Greece. He went on to study both Theology and Greek Literature at the University of Athens, where he also attended post-graduate classes in the field of Comparative Paedagogics. He has been a radio producer at the local ecclesiastical radio station of the Metropolis of Pereus for 23 years. He still teaches religion and ethics at the High School level.
True Life- Greek is a weekly program that strives to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. The show focuses on themes designed to feature the effect of faith and our participation in the life of the Church. It is a ministry for our Greek speaking listeners.
Εισαγωγή στην Μεγάλη Σαρακοστή
Η Τεσσαρακοστή είναι συνώνυμη με την νηστεία. Η Εκκλησία μας καλεί σ έναν αγώνα εναντίον των παθών μας, του εγωισμού, της μνησικακίας κλπ με όπλο την νηστεία και την προσευχή. Ας ζητήσουμε απο τον Θεό δύναμη στον αγώνα μας αυτό.
Introduction to Great Lent
The Great Lent drives our attention to fasting. Our Church invites us to a battle against our passions, our ego, our grudges etc. using great weapons like prayer and fasting. Let’s ask God for guidance and strength for our battle.
ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK
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This 501(c)3 is recognized as a leader in the Orthodox Media field and has sustained consistent growth over twenty years. OCN shares the timeless faith of Orthodoxy with the contemporary world through modern media. We are on a mission to inspire Orthodox Christians Worldwide. We have reached 5.7 Million People in One Week. Much like public radio, the Orthodox Christian Network relies on the support of our listeners, readers, and fans. If you are interested in supporting our work, you can send your gift by direct mail, over the phone, or on our website. Your gift will ensure that OCN may continue to offer free, high-quality, theological media.
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