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Dissecting faith via hypnosis

Thu, 2018/09/06 - 8:20am

Watch now  Dr. Georges Farah, at the first part of his interview to Pemptousia talks about dissecting faith via hypnosis. 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 America . It...

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

Thu, 2018/09/06 - 7:37am

  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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Finishing the Race: A Daughter’s Tribute

Wed, 2018/09/05 - 8:44pm

My mother died recently. My sisters and I ordered the marker, and I was confronted with the dash between the dates, the dash in place of 84 years of living. We gave up trying to write an obituary for mom. She did so much in her life, it would never...

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Skin in the Game

Wed, 2018/09/05 - 10:08am

Join us in Led by the Spirit as Fr. Marcantoni discusses one of the most difficult things to explain about the Christian worldview, why human beings should be thought of as the Imago Dei, the “image and likeness of God.” ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at...

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A new creation

Wed, 2018/09/05 - 9:44am

Imagine making a tower out of blocks or Legos. Let’s say you are really proud of it, but somebody comes and knocks it all down. Imagine now making a new tower, taller, bigger, stronger, and even better! It’s a new, better creation. Before Jesus came, humans—God’s creation— were knocked down...

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

Wed, 2018/09/05 - 9:30am

  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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Parental heritage

Wed, 2018/09/05 - 8:23am

Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia   The state of people’s souls is affected by their parents and this is something they carry with them throughout their lives. It leaves its traces, and a lot of the things which happen to them in life are the result of this state. Source: pemptousia.com...

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

Tue, 2018/09/04 - 11:18am

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 benefit of the Monasticism to the Church and to the Society

Tue, 2018/09/04 - 8:20am

    Watch Now. Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta, at his exclusive interview to Pemptousia, speaks on the benefit of the monasticism to the Church and to the society. Watch the second part of the interview: The person of the Mother of God in the Life of the Church Source: pemptousia.com ABOUT THE...

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Labor Day

Mon, 2018/09/03 - 11:09am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be happy and it shall be well with you.  Psalm 128:2 Good morning Prayer Team! Today’s Scripture verse comes from...

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Our Participation in the Mystery of the Kingdom of God

Mon, 2018/09/03 - 8:20am

Bishop Agathangelos of Fanari   ‘For many are called, but few are chosen’ The Gospel parable for the 14th Sunday of Matthew presents the mystery of the Kingdom of God and our attitude towards the saving challenge of the love of God. A king invited friends and acquaintances to a...

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Reclaiming the Sabbath

Sun, 2018/09/02 - 10:42pm

At the beginning of September, we celebrate Labor Day. From the earliest days of the Church, work has always occupied a central place in the life of the Christian. St. Clement of Alexandria, writing in the early years of the third century, reminded new converts that there was no need...

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It Is Necessary to Dress Appropriately

Sun, 2018/09/02 - 11:02am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fourteenth Sunday of Matthew “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a marriage feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited to...

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The Sacrament of Baptism Explained in Two Verses

Sat, 2018/09/01 - 10:53am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. But it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has commissioned us;  He has put His seal upon us and given us His Spirit in our hearts as a...

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Anxiety: Cause and Treatment

Sat, 2018/09/01 - 8:21am

Watch now  Prof. Ovidiu-Alexandru Bajenaru, at the last part of his interview to Pemptousia, talks about anxiety, its causes and its treatment. 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...

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Let’s Go to Work!

Fri, 2018/08/31 - 10:37am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Beginning of the Ecclesiastical (Church) Year And Jesus came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and He went to the synagogue, as His custom was, on the Sabbath day. And...

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Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople Voted Bishop Gregory to be Elevated to Rank of Metropolitan

Fri, 2018/08/31 - 9:29am

On August 29, 2018 The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople voted to elevate His Grace, Bishop Gregory to the rank of Metropolitan. Axios! Axios! Axios! In a special Archpastoral Letter to the Clergy and Faithful of the Diocese, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa shared, “I was stunned and nearly speechless...

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Canonization of Elder Amfilohios Makris by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Fri, 2018/08/31 - 9:01am

The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate met at Fanari on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 under the chairmanship of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and, on the recommendation of the Canonical Committee, decided to include the late Archimandrite Elder Amfilohios Makris in the list of saints of the Orthodox Church....

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Miracles of the Holy Girdle

Fri, 2018/08/31 - 8:25am

Since today is, in one sense, the most important day in postlapsarian history, it seems fitting to relate three miracles which have occurred as a result of Mary taking the momentous decision to accede to God’s request that she bear the Lord. These miracles are all associated with her holy...

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Five Ways to Stay Connected to Christ During the School Year

Thu, 2018/08/30 - 10:22pm

Even though we all strive to be like Jesus, not everyone always has a starring role. As your kids head back to school and schedules get more chaotic, take time to remind them that Christ is at the center of all that we do. To honor Him and his example...

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