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I Am (Your Name) Who Stand in the Presence of God

Mon, 2018/06/25 - 7:54am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. And the angel answered him, “I am Gabriel, who stand in the presence of God; and I was sent to speak to you, and to bring you this good news.”  Luke 1: 19  ...

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Trusting Parents, a Miraculous Birth

Sun, 2018/06/24 - 8:42pm

Listen Now.  We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Nativity of St. John the Baptist Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things which have been accomplished among us, just as they were delivered to us...

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Welcoming the Witness to the Light: The Nativity of John the Forerunner

Sun, 2018/06/24 - 7:00pm

Roughly six months before we celebrate the nativity of Christ, our Church honors the coming of one of his most precious companions, the Glorious Prophet and Forerunner John the Baptist. John’s conception in itself was miraculous, an event that could have never occurred in the absence of divine intervention. Born...

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The Use of the Internet in the Pastoral Practice of the Church

Sun, 2018/06/24 - 8:30am

Sister Sara   Communicating via the Internet The manner of expression of the Internet is, in the first place, that of presence: to communicate on the Internet you have to be on the Internet. You enter an open stadium where everyone is playing in the same way. If you open...

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The Day the Tide Changed:  The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Sat, 2018/06/23 - 8:27pm

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Besides this you know what hour it is, how it is full time now for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed; the...

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The doctors were always noncommittal

Sat, 2018/06/23 - 8:30am

My name’s Garyfallia and I was born with spina bifida, a rare deformity of the spinal membrane which almost always causes paralysis of the legs and/or arms and even learning problems, depending on how high up the spine the deformity is. Thank God I don’t have any paralysis, but from...

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Let’s Go with Cooperation Instead of Anger

Fri, 2018/06/22 - 8:13pm

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Now put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and foul talk from your mouth.  Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old nature with its practices...

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Good grounding and large families: two great gifts in the Church

Fri, 2018/06/22 - 8:20am

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   The prayers at a wedding make reference to providing children with a good upbringing and to ‘the enjoyment of procreation’. It may be that the Fathers of the Church, by and large, praise the superiority of virginity over marriage, but at the same time they consider...

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Variations in the Spiritual Life (Teachings from Athos)

Thu, 2018/06/21 - 8:15am

Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi   Even though we’re in the season of winter, we had a fine day yesterday, with lots of sunshine. We felt the weather had taken a turn for the better, and then today it changed again and we’ve got turbulence. We can’t get out to do...

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The Goal is to Encounter God

Thu, 2018/06/21 - 7:45am

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 them...

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