Fourth Sunday of Matthew

Fourth Sunday of Matthew

The incarnate Angel, the Cornerstone of the Prophets, the second Forerunner of the Coming of Christ, the glorious Elias (Elijah), who from above, sent down to Elisha the grace to dispel sickness and cleanse lepers, abounds therefore in healing for those who honor him. *Apolytikion in the Fourth Tone, July...

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Sunday of the Holy Fathers

Sunday of the Holy Fathers

The highest authority within the Church itself is the Ecumenical Council. During the early period of the Christian Church, many councils were held to establish once and for all the basic beliefs of the Christian Church. Hundreds of Church Fathers gathered in many placed during a four-century period to settle...

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Second Sunday of Matthew

Second Sunday of Matthew

He said to Peter and Andrew, follow me, and I will make you fishers of men… And from the place whence they were called, and from many things, one may perceive this: such as their ready obedience and abandonment of all. For now they were instructed beforehand… But mark both...

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Holy Pentecost

Holy Pentecost

Streamed live on Jun 23, 2013 When the Most High came down and confounded tongues of men (Babel), He divided the Nations. When He dispensed the Tongues of Fire, He called all to unity, and with one voice we glorify the Most Holy Spirit. *Kontakion in the Plagal of the...

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Video: Pentecost Tongues of Flame Craft

Video: Pentecost Tongues of Flame Craft

Pentecost: this is one of my parish’s patronal feast days, so it’s a pretty big deal for us, and I love celebrating it. One of my biggest pet peeves of Pentecost, though, is the misunderstanding of “speaking in tongues” that is promulgated by some Protestant denominations. It does not mean...

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Holy Myrrhbearers Sunday

Holy Myrrhbearers Sunday

Broadcast of Divine Liturgy at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on May 19, 2013, Holy Myrrhbearers Sunday.

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Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

On the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha, Orthodox Christians celebrate the life-giving Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This feast of feasts is the most significant day in the life of the Church. It is a celebration of the defeat of death, as neither death itself nor...

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Divine Liturgy: April 21, 2013

Divine Liturgy: April 21, 2013

Broadcast video of the Divine Liturgy celebrated at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Prayer, Part Two

Prayer, Part Two

In the second class of the series, instructor Joseph Olas focuses on the qualities of acceptance, hope, and compassion.

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Prayer, Part One

Prayer, Part One

On the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, Fr. Christopher Metropulos begins the month-long study of prayer in our lives. Prayer is one of the most important things we can do. “If we are not connected to God, God is not connected to us….God is always connected.” Watch the video to...

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