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Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog. The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.
The Easter Story Cube
The story of Easter comes alive in the hands and hearts of children as they unfold the cube (measuring 2″ on each side). A fun, hands-on way to introduce small children to Pascha. (Ages 3–6) GIF771 $7.95
My First Story of Easter
By Tim Dowley. Sure to become a favorite, My First Story of Easter helps young children understand the true meaning of the Easter season. Its simple text makes the Scriptures clear, and the illustrations joyfully depict Christ’s loving sacrice and glorious resurrection. Hard cover, 24 pages. (Ages 4–6) CB700 $7.95
Story of Easter Activity Book
Miracle of the Red Egg
By Elizabeth Crispina Johnson, Daria Fisher, illus. At Pascha, Orthodox Christians all over the world dye and bless red eggs. Here is the story of how this tradition started way back in apostolic times, with St. Mary Magdalene and a blessed miracle that dazzled the unbelieving Roman emperor with the reality and power of Christ’s Resurrection. 32 pages.
(Ages 5–10) CB724 $18.95
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Published on behalf of Dr. Anton C. Vrame, PhD, Director, Department of Religious Education.
Mission of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
The mission of the Department of Religious Education is to serve the parishes and dioceses of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America by providing materials and services that will advance their programs of religious education.
The Department also serves individuals, organizations, military bases, ecumenical groups, and overseas parishes with catechetical resources that advance the spiritual admonition to: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” 2 Peter 3:18
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About the Department of Religious Education Director – Dr. Anton C Vrame
Anton C. Vrame, Ph.D., is Director of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He was appointed Director of the Department by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, effective January 1, 2007. Dr. Vrame is Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Education at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. He is the author of The Educating Icon: Teaching Wisdom and Holiness in the Orthodox Way (Holy Cross Orthodox Press). In this book, he proposes a theory or theology of education for the Orthodox Christian Church based on the art, theology, and life of the Byzantine icon. He is also the editor of three other books, and the author of journal articles and chapters in books on Orthodox Christian Religious Education, published both in English and Greek.
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