The Three Hierarchs and Education

The Three Hierarchs and Education

Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South-East Asia   In the 11th Century, at the time of Emperor Alexios Komninos, the common feast of the three great Fathers of the Church, Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, Saint Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople and Basil the Great, Archbishop of...

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Education of Children and Reconciliation of the Church

Education of Children and Reconciliation of the Church

This week on CRTL we have His Grace Bishop THOMAS of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America serving in the Diocese of Charleston, Oakland and the Mid-Atlantic. He speaks with Fr. Chris on the three educational options for Orthodox families; public school, private school, and homeschool. Bishop THOMAS was awarded...

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Are You Listening or Reacting?

Are You Listening or Reacting?

Listen Now.  Listening.  Who does it anymore?  Tune in this week to hear the first part of Fr. Chris’ talk with Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute. Dr. Christofidis talks about the importance and effects of good communication in our relationships today. He also offers practical tips...

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Great Classroom Resources by Elizabeth Jacobs

Great Classroom Resources by Elizabeth Jacobs

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. All items featured can...

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Great Classroom Resources & Supplements (3)

Great Classroom Resources & Supplements (3)

Preschool and Elementary 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. All...

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NEW Center for Orthodox Christian Thought and Culture

NEW Center for Orthodox Christian Thought and Culture

Are you interested in studying Orthodoxy but not interested in attending a seminary?  Eastern University has just announced that students can take a minor in Orthodox Thought and Culture.  Details below.   February 3, 2016 (St. Davids, Pa.) — Students are now welcome at the Center for Orthodox Thought and...

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Young Adult Blog Post – I Was Welcomed, Not Argued, Into the Church

Young Adult Blog Post – I Was Welcomed, Not Argued, Into the Church

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Young Adult Blog Post – I Was Welcomed, Not Argued, Into the Church In a...

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Learn about the Icon of St. Jude – PISTEVO – The Art of Belief

Learn about the Icon of St. Jude – PISTEVO – The Art of Belief

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures. Learn about the Icon...

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St. Raphael School Offers Orthodox Response to Education Trends

St. Raphael School Offers Orthodox Response to Education Trends

In just two weeks, St. Raphael School will begin its third year in operation. What is St. Raphael School? It began as the work of Dr. James Taylor–professor of education, teacher, philosopher, and author of Poetic Knowledge: the Recovery of Education–which he called St. Raphael Orthodox Online Homeschool. Though the...

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NEW FEATURE! Orthodox Christian Seminary News

NEW FEATURE! Orthodox Christian Seminary News

Can you name all the Orthodox Christian seminaries in the United States? In the world? Can you name more than one? Have you ever visited a seminary? What do you think happens at these schools where our future priests are trained? What is their work, and how is it accomplished?...

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