Orthodox Perspective of the Beirut Explosion

Orthodox Perspective of the Beirut Explosion

Fr. Chris Metropulos from OCN is joined by Fr. Bassam Nassif in Lebanon who witnessed the results of the damage from the Beirut explosion first hand. Fr. Bassam Nassif is the pastor of St. Phocas parish in a village of Mount Lebanon. He is also Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology...

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The Great Paraclitic Canon

The Great Paraclitic Canon

Archbishop Stylianos of Australia †   The time from August 1 to 15 is a period in the Church’s year during which the Orthodox soul turns to Our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God, with eyes full of contrition. For the two weeks before the feast of the Dormition,...

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Psalm 68 – The Paschal Verses

Psalm 68 – The Paschal Verses

Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered; let those who hate Him flee before Him! As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; as wax melts before fire, let the wicked perish before God!  But let the righteous be joyful. Psalm 68:1-3 One criticism often leveled against the Orthodox...

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