Film with Jonathan Jackson – Elder Joseph the Hesychast

Film with Jonathan Jackson – Elder Joseph the Hesychast

Film No Longer Available *This film was available until May 22nd 2020. At this time they haven’t released any new information for viewing but we will bring you updates as they come.  Be sure to signup up here.  We are excited to announce the film is released until 5/22 (available...

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A brief journey through the events of Christ’s Crucifixion and Resurrection

A brief journey through the events of Christ’s Crucifixion and Resurrection

Fr. Michael Kardamakis   All of the events of Holy Week represent an attempt by man, in his freedom to love, to share in the sacrificial love of God, that is to say, the mystery of salvation, by following the rigorous spiritual discipline of the Church. This discipline does not...

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“In tears, the harlot…” – Hymns of Holy Wednesday

“In tears, the harlot…” – Hymns of Holy Wednesday

Archimandrite Pavlos chants hymns of Holy Wednesday. Source: pemptousia.com  

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Entering in Holy Week

Entering in Holy Week

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   a) Joseph the Fair leads the chorus of those celebrating God’s condescension in going to His voluntary passion, an event of universal significance. In his person, the Gospel messages of reconciliation, forgiveness, restraint and purity of heart find their application. He may not have heard the...

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On the Holy Feast of the Palms

On the Holy Feast of the Palms

Saint John Chrysostom   ‘Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they made a meal for him’. Martha was serving and Lazarus ate. This was a sign of Lazarus’ real resurrection: that many days later, he...

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Whose Side Are You On?

Whose Side Are You On?

Palm Sunday, the day that Christ entered Jerusalem. In the icon, you can see the children greeting Him; they even put their clothes on the ground so Jesus could ride on them. They waved palm branches to cheer Him on. They were on His team! But this coming Holy Week,...

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Watch a Summary of Holy Week

Watch a Summary of Holy Week

Watch Now with Fr. Demetrios Kazakis as he discusses a summary of Holy Week in the Orthodox Church.  Celebrate Holy Week with family, friends, and faith. Holy Week is a time to walk with Christ during His Passion. Be strengthened and blessed! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! More on...

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The Real Endgame

The Real Endgame

Avengers: Endgame was released in theaters two weeks ago and is the culmination of 11 years and 22 superhero films. At the time of this writing, the movie is currently sitting at the second highest-grossing movie of all time, the most tweeted about movie of all time, the #1 pre-release...

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What Great Thursday tells us

What Great Thursday tells us

Petros Panayiotopoulos, Assistant Professor,Faculty of Theology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki As we progress towards the Passion, events unfurl with dramatic speed, rich in significance and with a breathtaking plot as they proceed towards their culmination. We’ve already seen two actions which are related to the person of Christ and which...

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Lazarus Saturday

Lazarus Saturday

Fr. Lev Gillet   Strictly speaking, Lent ends on the Friday which follows the fifth Sunday of Lent: the period of forty days is then over. The time of the Passion lasts from the end of Lent until the Resurrection, anticipated on Holy Saturday. It therefore comprises the Saturday which...

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