This Week in Orthodoxy, May 23, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, May 23, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News from around the Globe Humanitarian Response to Flooding in Serbia and Bosnia Our top story this week: International Orthodox Christian Charities, the Serbian Orthodox Church,...

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Rebuilding Resilient Communities in the Balkans

Rebuilding Resilient Communities in the Balkans

CAPTION: Learning can be difficult on an empty stomach. IOCC is providing assistance to ensure that each day these vulnerable schoolchildren living in a remote area of Kosovo will have free, hot lunches. IOCC is working to help improve the learning environment for students living in isolation in the region’s...

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Hey, You! What’s Your Slava?

Hey, You! What’s Your Slava?

So, what is your slava, or are you wondering what in the world a slava is? Well, a slava is a Serbian Orthodox tradition which would translate into a sort of family saint day. Back when the Greeks converted the Serbian people into Orthodoxy, each family got baptized into the...

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We all have a special saint. Who is yours?

We all have a special saint. Who is yours?

“You chose a silent and solitary life; You followed Christ your Bridegroom. You took his easy yoke in your youth, arming yourself with the sign of the Cross. You contended against spiritual enemies through fasting, tears and labors, O glorious Paraskeva. Now you stand before Christ with the Wise Virgins:...

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Good Communication and Relationships, Part 2

Good Communication and Relationships, Part 2

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl062913wv.mp3   Fr. Chris continues his conversation with Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute this week. Last week, they discussed the importance of listening, and they are now moving on to some everyday examples of how communication can break down between couples,...

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