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What: Summer Sacred Music Institute (SMI)
When: July 12-16, 2017
Where: Antiochian Village
For more information, please contact Paul Jabara at email@example.com. The theme, preliminary agenda, schedule, and registration will be available April 1, 2017.
Steven Christoforou and Christian Gonzalez take a look at NBC’s new hit show This is Us. They discuss how men are portrayed in pop culture, the role of the virtuous person in a family, and the reality that families make us who we are. They close their conversation with their Top 5 Fictional Dads.
“God condescends whenever He is not seen as He is, but in the way one incapable of beholding Him is able to look upon Him. In this way God reveals Himself by accommodating what He reveals to the weakness of vision of those who behold Him.” (St. John Chrysostom) We often think of condescension as […]
The Archdiocese's Department of Youth Ministry announces that resources are available for the beloved tradition of keeping vigil at Christ's tomb from the end of Holy Friday Vespers until the Rush Liturgy of Pascha. This year's dates will be April 14 and 15, 2017, and teens and the faithful from our parishes from across North America will be signing up for times of meditation and Scripture reading. Participants will read from the book of Psalms in front of the tomb of Christ after Great Friday Vespers until the Liturgy of Holy Saturday morning, after which service they will read from the Book of Acts until the start of the Rush Service held on Saturday night for Pascha.
A Great Friday Vigil Pamphlet as well as a one sheet flyer, can be downloaded for use in parish communities. Please encourage your teens and faithful members to host and attend the Great Friday Vigil!
Alex Machaskee, president of the Serbian Cultural Garden spoke at the dedication of the new bust of Mileva Maric the Serbian physicist and mathematician who was the wife and scientific partner of Albert Einstein. He told the story of her accomplishments and how they were overlooked. The Serbian Institute is a Washington D.C. based non-profit […]
We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ And Mary said, “Behold I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Luke 1:38 Good morning Prayer Team! The Archangel Gabriel came […]
Historic Moments at the Holy Sepulchre: repaired by Greek experts, the Holy Canopy has been returned to use
Pepi Ekonomaki After many months of work by an inter-disciplinary team from the Metsovio National Technical University, under the leadership of Professor Antonia Moropoulou, the Canopy of the Most Holy Sepulchre is now fully restored and once more ready to receive the countless pilgrims who flock to Jerusalem on a daily basis. The handover […]
The Holy Righteous Martyr Nicon and His 199 Disciples; Anatolios & Protoleon the Martyrs converted by the martyrdom of St. George; Luke the New Martyr of Mytilene
Saints Feasts and Readings for 3/23/2017
His Grace Bishop Anthony has been visiting in the parishes of the Indiana Deanery during the 2017 Lenten season. Stops along the way have included St. Mary of Egypt Church in Greenwood, IN; St. Ananias Church in Evansville, IN; and St. Nicholas Church in Urbana, IL.Bishop Anthony with the community of St. Mary of Egypt in Greenwood, IN
As a living continuum of tradition, Byzantine music occupies an important position in the musical past of Veria. Today, gifted singers continue this musical tradition, which is perfectly attuned to the architectural and iconographic decoration of the Byzantine churches of the town. Iordanis Koutsimanis, the Protopsaltis of the church of Saint Anthony in Veria, follows […]
The Mission Field needs medical professionals to volunteer on short-term mission teams this summer! Administering health care to people who do not normally have access to treatment is such an...
Watch Fr. Michael Marcantoni as he speaks about “The Short Version” of the second commandment. “For the second commandment is like this, to love your neighbor as your very self – for no greater live has a man than this, than to lay down his life for his friends.” ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr. Michael Marcantoni is […]
Today’s verdict on the part of the Greek justice system has restored the honour of those who have been so unfairly treated for almost a decade. The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaid glorifies God for permitting those people to be vindicated. It can now continue its spiritual and charitable tasks without let or hindrance. […]
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Every person asks questions. Here at Orthodox Christian Network we encourage it. Fr. Gregory Joyce blesses our OCN Community. Every other week Fr. Gregory goes LIVE on OCN Facebook and has a worldwide audience of questions and answers with viewers and supporters like you. We thank you to those that joined us. Please send your […]
Have you ever promised something to a friend? Did your friend believe you? Did you keep your promise? In today’s epistle reading, we hear about a promise God made. He promised Abraham that he would have a son. Abraham was an old man by then, so at first he didn’t believe God! But God […]
We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ But when the time had fully come, God sent forth His Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might […]
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