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Who Are the Angels?

Thu, 2018/11/08 - 11:29am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Synaxis of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel For if the message declared by angels was valid and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect...

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‘Where the Shade of your Grace Falls, Archangel’ (choir of fathers from Vatopaidi)

Thu, 2018/11/08 - 8:30am

The monastic life has been called the angelic state, as being the pre-eminent way of imitating and following the life of the angels. Monastics are always striving to live as citizens of heaven. They consider themselves no more than temporary visitors on earth and their constant desire is to be...

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“Go and do likewise!”

Wed, 2018/11/07 - 12:39pm

Have you ever talked about a big plan you had? Maybe you talked about a trip you’d like to go on, or a fort you’d like to make, or a book you’d like to write. After you talked about it, did you ever have a hard time doing it? In...

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The Need for Spiritual Study in the Age of the Internet and Information

Wed, 2018/11/07 - 8:30am

Archimandrite Theofilos Lemontzis, D. Th.   Our era has one particular feature where it differs from previous ages: people are more interested in information than in knowledge. The growth of the Internet has meant that we’re bombarded on a daily basis with information and news and aren’t interested to the...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Wed, 2018/11/07 - 7:50am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Fifteen The Need for a...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Tue, 2018/11/06 - 7:35pm

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Fourteen We are All...

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On the Power of Kindness

Tue, 2018/11/06 - 9:03am

Listen Now.   Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Emmy Award winning writer, producer and author Yvette Manessis Corporon. She is currently a Senior Producer with the syndicated entertainment news show, EXTRA.  Corporon shares with us how she was compelled to share the story of how her Yia Yia helped...

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What is the Church?

Tue, 2018/11/06 - 8:25am

Panteleïmon Tomazos   What is the Church? How do we define it? The Church and life are hard to define, because what’s defined is confined. The Church can be described only through the language of images, such as a vine, the body of Christ or the flock of rational sheep....

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The Rich Man and Lazarus

Mon, 2018/11/05 - 8:25am

Monk Agapios   Gospel Reading for the 5th Sunday of Luke From the Kyriakodromion of Monk Agapios, 17th century*. The Lord said, ‘There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Mon, 2018/11/05 - 7:40am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Thirteen You Don’t Need...

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A Glimpse into Heaven and Hell

Sun, 2018/11/04 - 8:39am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fifth Sunday of Luke Jesus said, “There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor...

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Sermon on the Apostolic reading for the 5th Sunday of Luke – Ephesians 2: 4-10

Sun, 2018/11/04 - 8:30am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   The Apostle Paul, in this present passage from his Epistle to the Christians of Ephesus in Asia Minor, presents us with the great love of God for humanity: “God is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us “(verse 4)....

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Galatians 6, 11-18 – St. John Chrysostom’s Commentary (Part 2)

Sat, 2018/11/03 - 7:30am

Saint John Chrysostom   Ver. 15, 16. Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is the new creation. Peace and mercy to all who follow this rule, to the Israel of God Do you see the power of the Cross, to what a height it’s raised him? Not only...

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Salvation Requires God’s Grace and Our Cooperation

Sat, 2018/11/03 - 7:23am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by...

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Galatians 6, 11-18 – St. John Chrysostom’s Commentary (Part 1)

Fri, 2018/11/02 - 7:25am

Saint John Chrysostom   Ver. 11, 12. See what large letters I use as I write to you with my own hand. Those who want to impress people by means of the flesh are trying to compel you to be circumcised Feel the pain that possesses his blessed soul. Just...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

Fri, 2018/11/02 - 6:51am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Twelve The Early Ecclesia Did Exactly...

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Laughter is Good Medicine for the Soul

Thu, 2018/11/01 - 12:03pm

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and  Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss laughter, and how to make laughter part of your spiritual well-being as an Orthodox Christian.  “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a...

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The Outwardly Pious

Thu, 2018/11/01 - 7:27am

Kostas E. Tsiropoulos   Religion is a response to a deep longing of ours: the yearning for immortality. It’s a raft which supports us in our fear, enables us to pass through the dread rapids of chaos and to reach the harbour of faith and hope. It redeems us from...

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Whatever You Do, Do it With Love

Thu, 2018/11/01 - 6:34am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian, the Unmercenary Healers Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets,...

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A savior on a daily basis

Wed, 2018/10/31 - 7:30am

Saint John of Kronstadt   Sin wears away at people every day, so they need a savior on a daily basis. This Savior is Jesus Christ. If you call upon Him in living and unshakable faith, He will save you. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox...

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