Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Barack Obama

Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Barack Obama

SELMA, Ala. – Archbishop Demetrios of America, together with President Barack Obama and other major civic and religious leaders, walked today, March 7, 2015, the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” On March 15, 1965, Archbishop Iakovos of North and South America had come here...

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Is It Really Possible to Pray Without Ceasing?

Is It Really Possible to Pray Without Ceasing?

What is prayer? According to Paul, we are supposed to “Pray without ceasing.” How is this even possible? Jim Wellington seeks to answer these questions and more in the short video above. He speaks about standing before God with the mind in the heart. When we pray in this manner,...

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Being True to the True Faith

Being True to the True Faith

On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the first Sunday of Great Lent, the Church proclaims the truth of the Faith. The Church proclaims, “This is the Faith of the Orthodox! This is the Faith of the Apostles! This is the Faith which has established the universe!” What are you doing to...

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What Is the Relationship between Faith and Science?

What Is the Relationship between Faith and Science?

During a question and answer time after a lecture, His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos Ware was asked about the relationship between faith and science—particularly in the area of evolution. After joking that the question could easily be addressed with brevity, he responded with a particularly brief (and good!) answer. He said,...

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Εξαγοραζόμενοι τον καιρόν

Εξαγοραζόμενοι τον καιρόν

Οι άγιοι έγιναν άγιοι γιατί ήξεραν να αξιοποιούν εν Χριστώ την κάθε τους στιγμή και κατόρθωσαν να προγεύονται απο αυτή τη ζωή την αιώνια ευδαιμονία. Η βίωση της καθημερινής μετάνοιας είναι η πιο ευλογημένη αξιοποίηση των στιγμών της ζωής. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can find the Orthodox...

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A Savior Has Been Born So That We May Be Rescued

A Savior Has Been Born So That We May Be Rescued

Many people approach Christmas exhausted from the weeks of holiday parties and shopping, but they miss the joy of birth of their Savior. Jesus Christ has been born so that He might rescue us from the hectic and painful life, and bring us to something better, life with Him in...

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Vasilopita

Vasilopita

It has always been an honor to be named after St. Basil.  Known for his generosity and care for the poor, St. Basil was also a brilliant theologian.  St. Basil the Great lived during the Fourth Century and was one of the most favored and respected bishop saints in the...

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Islamists blow up church, desecrate bones of Armenian genocide vitcims

Islamists blow up church, desecrate bones of Armenian genocide vitcims

Lord have mercy! Last month, a chilling report in the Independent, filed from Syria by Robert Fisk, revealed that “Islamists’ destruction of a shrine to the victims of genocide marks the latest chapter in a tragic national history.” The bomb obliterated a huge archive of historical records and scattered the...

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Thanksgiving Explained – We Hold Ourselves to a Higher Power

Thanksgiving Explained – We Hold Ourselves to a Higher Power

Every wonder where the Thanksgiving holiday came from?  After 45 short years of life, I have to admit that I did not know.  But this year, the knowledge of Thanksgiving’s origin recharged my soul, knowing that its origins stemmed from humility and gratitude for God’s abundance. In an excellent Wall...

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St. Andrew Sunday

St. Andrew Sunday

In this episode, Fr. Constantine uses the occasion of St. Andrew Sunday to focus on how we can be better disciples of the Lord ourselves. The Gospel of John 1:35-52 relates the calling of Andrew and other disciples. Fr. Constantine shares how we are also called to walk the path of discipleship....

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Live Broadcast of Patriarchal Thronal Feast

Live Broadcast of Patriarchal Thronal Feast

Bookmark this page and return to it at the appropriate times to watch the live broadcast of the Thronal Feast of St. Andrew at the Ecumenical Patriarchate on EWTN. Fr. Christopher Metropulos, the Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Network, will be providing the English language commentary. Pope Francis is...

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Living with EBOLA

Living with EBOLA

Paradise4Kids, the organization supporting Fr. Themi in his fight against EBOLA, just published a telephone interview with volunteer Eleni McDermott. Originally from Brisbane, Australia, Eleni is currently helping Fr. Themi in Sierra Leone. Click here to listen to the interview. The EBOLA crisis in Sierra Leone continues to worsen, despite efforts...

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