Why We Do What We Do

When I think about all the reasons I’m here, I remember that most importantly I’m here because I love our Church.

The Lion, The Witch, and the Wedding Feast - Fourteenth Sunday of Matthew

This Sunday, God, our gracious host, invites us to sit at His Table in His Kingdom, but He reminds us that there is a dress code.

The Quesadilla Incident

Our worry about the state of the world can come from a good place, but it isn’t necessarily an empathetic place.

Kingless Kingdoms and Disappointing Desires - Thirteenth Sunday of Matthew

Do we want Christ? Or would rather just have the goods He offers and simply be content to do without Him?

The Problem of Evil

How do I respond to the evil and suffering I see in the world? Is it a proof for God’s non-existence, or a reason to turn to Him with even more humility and trust?

Disordered Loves, Misdirected Lives, Next 12 Exits - Twelfth Sunday of Matthew

This Sunday, Christ invites us to love Him for Who He is. But are we too attached to lesser loves?

Pray For The Assist

Even though I know that the fear of asking, of humility, of feeling inadequate is eclipsed by the payoff, I still hesitate. In the moment, I’d rather be able to depend upon myself. But to offer...

SEO Design Lessons from the Pros

Search engine optimization is often an easy concept for Web professionals to wrap their digital heads around, but the implementation and the actual upkeep, however, is another story.

Forgiven Sinners Forgive Sinners - Eleventh Sunday of Matthew

This week the King will forgive us freely, but He expects us to go and do likewise. And often, that's where things get tricky.

Not Just *Greek* Orthodox

While I’ve always loved that my religion and my heritage are so much a part of one another, I also love how universal Orthodoxy is. It’s amazing that I can expand and deepened my own view of the...

Moving Mountains - Tenth Sunday of Matthew

Impossible situations come our way all the time, but God promises that He will meet us there.

Finding the "Right" Parish

Regardless of where we are and who we are with, when we come together in the Church we are all coming together as the Church, with the same purpose and forming a community.

Stepping into the Storm - Ninth Sunday of Matthew

When storms inevitably come, we are offered two options. Stay on the boat and be afraid, or trust the One who comes to us walking on the water.

The Burden of Choice

Remembering to choose Christ helps to guide us through a world of almost limitless options.

When All You Have Ain't All That Much - Eighth Sunday of Matthew

God asks so very little of us, but He does ask. This week He promises to take the little that we have, and to turn it into something wonderful.

Call to Conscience: Orthodoxy and the Environment

His All-Holiness is in Paris for a major preparatory meeting organized by President Francois Hollande, who will host the international climate change meeting in Paris (COP 21) later this year. ...

This Little Light of Mine - Seventh Sunday of Matthew

As forgiven sinners, we may be tempted to take it easy on the good works, but Christ also calls us to share the Light He so freely gives.

When Atheism Was Easier

Sometimes, we feel pressured to distance ourselves from the Church. Getting older doesn't always make it easier to stand with Christ.

Wanting to Walk - Sixth Sunday of Matthew

Sometimes it's really hard to have the energy or ability to follow Christ as we would like, but He offers a good word to us, even when we're paralyzed.

Bartholomew and the Environment: Nature, Orthodoxy, and Global Leadership

As the 270th successor to the Apostle Andrew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, His All Holiness Bartholomew I is the first among equals among all Orthodox...

Drowning Demons - Fifth Sunday of Matthew

Sometimes it's really easy to point fingers when we disagree with others. But maybe the easy thing to do isn't the right thing to do.

Bartholomew and the Environment: The Origins and Background of the “Green Patriarch”

It may seem remarkable and even inexplicable to many that a religious leader would be so involved, as has been His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I, in...

What Happened to St. Peter?

What happened to St. Peter? The short answer is that we don’t know.  The long answer is more interesting. It is precisely the lack of authoritative information about St. Peter that...

Don't Tell Me What I Can't Do - Fourth Sunday of Matthew

None of us likes to be told "No," but maybe taking commands is truly a test of faith.

Appropriation Without Attribution: The Problem of the Western Narrative, and the Pope’s Encyclical on the Environment

The late British scholar Romilly James Heald Jenkins, one of the West’s leading postwar Medieval historians, who occupied the prestigious Chair as Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine...
Charissa Giannopoulos
Posts: 9
Stars: 2
Date: 9/4/15
Christian Gonzalez
Posts: 20
Stars: 8
Date: 9/3/15
Jamil Samara
Posts: 10
Stars: 0
Date: 8/12/15
Fr. Nathanael Symeonides
Posts: 13
Stars: 1
Date: 7/21/15
Steven Christoforou
Posts: 18
Stars: 0
Date: 7/10/15
Dr. Alexandros K. Kyrou
Posts: 19
Stars: 10
Date: 7/6/15
George E. Demacopoulos
Posts: 4
Stars: 10
Date: 6/24/15
Father Evagoras Constantinides
Posts: 1
Stars: 0
Date: 5/28/15
Dr. Tony Vrame
Posts: 18
Stars: 1
Date: 5/11/15
Nicholas Chakos
Posts: 3
Stars: 0
Date: 2/27/15
Matthew Namee
Posts: 3
Stars: 1
Date: 2/25/15
Christopher D.L. Johnson
Posts: 1
Stars: 1
Date: 2/23/15
Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou
Posts: 10
Stars: 3
Date: 2/19/15
Will Thomas Cohen
Posts: 4
Stars: 2
Date: 1/14/15
Andrew Constantinou
Posts: 2
Stars: 0
Date: 11/12/14
Emily N Spanos
Posts: 1
Stars: 1
Date: 10/7/14
Gayle E Woloschak
Posts: 2
Stars: 2
Date: 5/10/14
Meredyth Houpos
Posts: 1
Stars: 1
Date: 4/24/14
Lee Ann Vandervort
Posts: 1
Stars: 0
Date: 4/23/14