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For our good

Thu, 2018/09/13 - 8:20am

Saint Amfilokhios Makris   The saints were always concerned with the next life. Remembrance of death is a gift. God protects us from temptation. He doesn’t allow us to be tempted beyond our powers. Everything He permits is for our good. Trust in the Lord in all things and He...

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A Matter of Perspective

Thu, 2018/09/13 - 7:52am

  Listen Now We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Forefeast of the Exaltation of the Venerable and Life-Giving Cross For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is...

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God loves us!

Wed, 2018/09/12 - 10:12am

Do your parents do things for you? Do they give you food and clothes and a place to live? Do they read to you and play with you? Do they try to help you when you are sad? Do they give you treats sometimes and presents too? Why do they...

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Prayers for Hurricane Florence

Wed, 2018/09/12 - 9:58am

Rise up, come to our help! Deliver us for the sake of Thy steadfast love! Psalm 44:26 Good morning Prayer Team! Many prayer team members live in the projected path of Hurricane Florence.  As of Tuesday afternoon, as I write this message, no one knows where exactly the hurricane will...

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The Confident Life of a Disciple: Believing and Belonging—Part Fourteen

Wed, 2018/09/12 - 9:45am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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Spreadind the Gospel Message through contemporary digital media

Wed, 2018/09/12 - 8:20am

Watch now  Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta, at this part of his interview to Pemptousia, speaks of the importance of using digital media to spread the message of Gospel. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of...

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Between Truth and Cowardice

Wed, 2018/09/12 - 7:53am

Watch Now.  Join us as Fr. Marcantoni discusses why truths are often difficult to accept but not lies because lies hide under the “appearance” of accord with knowledge, common wisdom or authority. Lies appeal to  the fantasies we’d prefer to believe, but they cannot bring  us peace. ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr....

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On the Chance to Be Great

Wed, 2018/09/12 - 7:51am

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Alison R. Plotas, President of Be Great, whose son Alexander is the inspiration for the foundation.    Alexander died at the age of 13 months due to complications after a SUCCESSFUL Allogeneic Cord Blood Transplant (commonly known as a Bone Marrow Transplant...

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GOD BLESS AMERICA!

Tue, 2018/09/11 - 9:04am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. GOD BLESS AMERICA!  And cause Thy whole nation and every tribe to know and understand that Thou art God, the God of all power and might, and that there is no other who...

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The healing role of pain

Tue, 2018/09/11 - 8:20am

Watch now  Dr. Georges Farah, at the second part of his interview to Pemptousia, speaks on the healing role of pain. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of...

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Life by Faith: Father Nicholas Vieron

Mon, 2018/09/10 - 8:56am

Life by Faith : Father Nicholas Vieron A legacy of ecumenicism that changed the face of Memphis. Father Nicholas Vieron has faithfully served the Annunciation Memphis community since his arrival in 1955. For more than six decades, he helped develop a culture of community, bridging relationships between Greeks and non-Greeks within...

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The Confident Life of a Disciple: Believing and Belonging—Part Thirteen

Mon, 2018/09/10 - 8:48am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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The person of the Mother of God in the Life of the Church

Mon, 2018/09/10 - 8:15am

Watch now  Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta, at the second part of his interview to Pemptousia, talks about the person of the Theotokos, the Mother of God, in the life of the Church. Source: pemptousia.com Watch the first part of the interview: The benefit of the Monasticism to the Church and to...

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A Short Reading, a Succinct Summary

Sun, 2018/09/09 - 8:32am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Sunday Before the Holy Cross Jesus said, “No one has ascended into heaven but He who descended from heaven, the Son of man. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the...

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Sermon on the Sunday before the Exaltation of the Cross (John 3: 13-17)

Sun, 2018/09/09 - 8:20am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   Today, on this Sunday before the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the Lord presents the central theme of the Gospel in a few words: God saves the world from the devil and sin driven by endless love alone! To help in understanding,...

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This is What Really Counts

Sat, 2018/09/08 - 8:23am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Saturday Before the Holy Cross See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh that...

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“Thy birth, O Theotokos, has proclaimed joy to the whole world…”

Sat, 2018/09/08 - 8:10am

A homily of the abbot of the Great and Holy Monastery of Vatopedi, Archimandrite Ephraim, in the refectory of the monastery at the Feast of the Mother of God on September 8th. *** The Panagia has a central place in divine worship. Feasts of the Mother of God frame the...

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Honoring the Nativity of the Theotokos

Fri, 2018/09/07 - 10:34pm

Sometimes in the Divine Services, we may be graced with a moment of clarity. Something touches us or we, at last, come to an awareness about something in our life. It’s only for a moment. We feel God so close to us. We may sense His mercy intensely for us....

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On Love

Fri, 2018/09/07 - 8:22am

Saint Isaac the Syrian   Practical love Just as oil maintains the light of a lamp, so charity feeds the soul with true knowledge of God. The key for the heart to acquire divine gifts is given through love for our neighbour. How wonderful and praiseworthy is love for our...

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The Confident Life of a Disciple: Believing and Belonging—Part Twelve

Fri, 2018/09/07 - 8:12am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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