Young Adult Blog Post – Everyone’s Favorite Question

Young Adult Blog Post – Everyone’s Favorite Question

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 – Everyone’s Favorite Question: “When are you getting married?” “Now, I...

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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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St. Argyre the Patron Saint of Marriage

St. Argyre the Patron Saint of Marriage

Have you ever been to a summer place that you think about all year long? We’ve invited Fr. Elias Villis, the priest of Christ Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church in Rye, NY and the Director for Camp Saint Paul, the camp ministry for the Archdiocese District, to be with us...

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Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty

Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty

Archbishop Demetrios and Holy Eparchial Synod Join Faith Leaders, Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty NEW YORK— A few days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, more than 30 religious leaders representing...

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Crown them with Glory

Crown them with Glory

Marriage as martyrdom?  We have Fr. Nikolai Meyer of the St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in New Hartford, NY, to speak with us about a new website, Crown Them with Glory.  It’s a witness to the Orthodox understanding of marriage, sacrificial love, and staying true to Christ.  It also contains information...

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The March for Marriage

The March for Marriage

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/OLCA_2015/OLCA_150326.mp3 In this episode of Our Life in Christ and in America, Deacon Basil (Bill) Hinkle speaks with Fr. Daniel Meyer, the Pastor of Holy Ascension Antiochian Orthodox Church in West Chester, PA. Fr. Meyer is organizing the 3rd Annual March for Marriage, scheduled for April 25 in Washington, DC....

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The Orthodox Church in Russia

The Orthodox Church in Russia

Our program begins with a brief conversation with Dr. David Ford, who continues his series on married saints with the story of Saint Angelis the Goldsmith. His story from centuries ago is remarkably like that of Christians today who are persecuted by Muslims. Fr. Chris and Dr. Ford also reflect on...

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Holy Matrimony

Holy Matrimony

That our current sacramental rite of matrimony is the product of long development can be seen by reflecting on the simple fact that in the days of the apostles and beyond, there was no church rite of matrimony. When two Christians wanted to marry each other in (say) the second...

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An Orthodox Wedding

An Orthodox Wedding

This week on CRTL, Fr. Demetri Tonias answers common questions about Orthodox marriage, both from practical as well as theological standpoints. For example, can I marry a non-Christian? Can we have a joint service with a minister from a different denomination? Can we have two services since our families live...

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NY Times: The Math (and Chemistry) of Marriage

NY Times: The Math (and Chemistry) of Marriage

By Devan Sipher In 1986, Eric Moore sat just two seats away from Maria Nedwidek in an honors chemistry class at the renowned Stuyvesant High School in Lower Manhattan. And their yearbook photos were just two rows apart. Yet he rarely spoke to her. It wasn’t because of any antipathy....

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