Celebrate Pascha with Your Godchild

Celebrate Pascha with Your Godchild

When you became a godparent, you assumed responsibility before God to bring the child up in the Orthodox faith. You pray for your godchildren, of course. You light candles for them every time you enter a church. But if you mean to ensure that your godchild loves the Church as...

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Memento Mori and Resurrected Life

Memento Mori and Resurrected Life

Esophageal cancer killed Jerry, my father-in-law. Dying’s final indignity was when the hospice nurse informed him that he couldn’t wear his 501 Levi’s anymore. Too many years of stress as an IBM executive extracted its toll on his body. The surgeon thought he caught the cancer early enough. But the...

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Resurrection

Resurrection

“Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes in the morning” (Psalm 30:5b) In one week, a person goes through every emotion possible. On Palm Sunday, we had the joy and excitement of the King entering into Jerusalem, and of little children recognizing Him. There was hope, also, for...

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A Little “Liturgical Dance”: Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter in Ghana

A Little “Liturgical Dance”: Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter in Ghana

Orthodox Christians are known for very traditional — sometimes somber — worship. But the celebration of Christ’s Resurrection is a time of joy and celebration. Few know how to celebrate this Feast of Feasts as well as the Orthodox Christians in this video filmed in Ghana. The priest leads the...

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Οι άξιες Μυροφόρες

Οι άξιες Μυροφόρες

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει μια ομιλία του Αγίου Γρηγορίου του Παλαμά με αφορμή την Κυριακή των Μυροφόρων. Στην ομιλία αυτή ο Άγιος Γρηγόριος πραγματεύεται την αξιοσύνη των γυναικών αυτών καθώς αυτή είναι αποτέλεσμα των λόγων και των πράξεων τους που καταδεικνύουν την αληθινή και πρέπουσα στάση όλων μας προκειμένου να...

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Thomas Sunday

Thomas Sunday

Keith Massey, PhD, presents a reflection on Thomas Sunday. The Apostle Thomas is habitually late to important events. But it’s all part of God’s plan. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+.

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Special Edition: A World-Wide Tour of Holy Week and Pascha

Special Edition: A World-Wide Tour of Holy Week and Pascha

Welcome to a special Paschal edition of “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. This week, we’ll be bringing you a single special report, with images and footage from Holy Week and Pascha celebrations from around the...

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LIVE! Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

LIVE! Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

Watch the midnight service of Pascha live as it is broadcast from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The service begins at 11:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network...

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Τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης

Τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει ένα άρθρο του Σεβασμιωτάτου Μητροπολίτου Κάλλιστου Γουέαρ στο οποίο αποκαλύπτει τα τρία δώρα της Ανάστασης. Μην χάσετε την ευκαιρία να τα ανακαλύψετε.

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Las Pascuas Navideñas

Las Pascuas Navideñas

In Spanish, Christmas can be referred to in a couple of ways. We have all heard José Feliciano singing “Feliz Navidad.” But, it can also be referred to as “Las Pascuas Navideñas,” which can mean either Christmas Day or the Christmas Season or “La Pascua de Navidad” which is only...

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