The Study of Christ and the Glory of the Cross

The Study of Christ and the Glory of the Cross

Listen as Fr. Chris speaks from James L. Kelley about his book “A Realism of Glory: Lectures on Christology in the Works of Protopresbyter John Romanides”  James L. Kelley is an independent scholar based in Norman, Oklahoma. He has taught at East Central University (Ada, OK) and the University of...

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Are we ready for our cross? Είμαστε έτοιμοι

Are we ready for our cross? Είμαστε έτοιμοι

Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life- a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: The Holy Cross of Christ Είμαστε έτοιμοι Πλησιάζει η μεγάλη γιορτή του Σταυρού....

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His Cross and Our Cross

His Cross and Our Cross

  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. This week: His Cross and Our Cross What did our Lord mean when He said, in Luke 9:23, “If any man would come after...

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We Have a High Priest

We Have a High Priest

Listen to the Daily Readings for April 3, 2016. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:1-6 BRETHREN, since we have a high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we have not a high priest who is...

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The Cross is the Ultimate Remedy

The Cross is the Ultimate Remedy

Το απόλυτο φάρμακο είναι ο Σταυρός Ο άγιος Νικόλαος Βελιμίροβιτς λέει ότι ο Κύριος σ’ όλους εκείνους που επιθυμούν να σωθούν από το θάνατο, προσφέρει το σταυρό, το πιο πικρό φάρμακο για τη θεραπεία τους. Η εκπομπή αυτή εξηγεί το λόγο για την πράξη αυτή του Χριστού.   The Cross...

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Epiphany Blessing

Epiphany Blessing

  FLORENCE, SC.  Families gathered under the gazebo at The Palms Course to mark Epiphany with the Blessing of Florence at Oakdale Lake. On January 9, 2016 the faithful of Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church held their Inaugural Blessing of Florence in honor of Epiphany. “This ancient custom...

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Changing Your World, Part 4: Sharing God with Your World

Changing Your World, Part 4: Sharing God with Your World

We are living in difficult days.  If we aren’t careful, we can let the fear and anxiety from the outside affect us inside.  But God doesn’t want us to be afraid.  We have to be careful since we are not of this world, we are different.  And God expects certain...

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Not I Who Live, But Christ in Me, September 20, 2015

Not I Who Live, But Christ in Me, September 20, 2015

In this episode of Good News for a Change, on the Sunday after the Elevation of the Holy Cross, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis reminds us that there are two feasts for the Cross. This is Holy Mother Church’s way to tell us how important is the message of love that the...

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Super Role-models for Christ

Fr. Chris speaks of two successful women who left everything to become nuns: Spanish model and actress, Olalla Oliveros and  Colombia’s top models, Amada Rosa Pérez.  Pérez told the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo, “Being a model means being a benchmark, someone whose beliefs are worthy of being imitated, and I grew tired...

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Daily Devotion: Take Up Your Cross

Daily Devotion: Take Up Your Cross

And Jesus said to all, “If any man would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.” Luke 9:23 Good morning Prayer Team! Continuing on the theme of the Cross for this week, in today’s verse, which appears in the Gospels of...

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