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Seeing God

It’s easy to see the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, celebrated on Feb. 2, as a lovely scene of domestic bliss. Joseph and Mary bring the newborn Jesus, now 40-days-old to the Temple. Our...
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What do we mean by "Living Tradition"?

We often say that the Orthodox Tradition is a "living tradition."  But what does that really mean? We have to admit that the definition might elude us.  This recent experience led me...
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September 1 The Day of the Environment

Since 1989, the Ecumenical Patriarchate has called September 1 , the Day for the Protection of the Environment. In the annual encyclical of the Ecumenical Patriarch, His All-Holiness uses the...
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The Summer Feasts

The Summer Feasts With Pentecost on the horizon on June 23 and the Feast of All Saints (which closes the Pentecostarion, the liturgical book in use from Pascha) and the Feast of Sts. Peter...
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After Graduation

After the Graduation Party As a little tangent from our Lenten reflections, I'd like to pass along an idea that was shared with me recently (thanks to Kay Nicolakis of Peabody, MA for this...
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Lamb of God

We will hear the phrase “lamb of God” as we approach Holy Week. It has deep roots in the Old and New Testaments. For Christians, it connects to theological questions about the meaning of...
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Worship in Lent

Worship in Lent During Great Lent, the worship patterns of the Church change dramatically. There are no weekday Divine Liturgies, except for the Feast of the Annunciation should it fall...
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Layers in Lent

Layers in Lent With the beginning of Great Lent, Orthodox Christians will experience many services, listen to many readings, and experience things that only occur once a year. Paying...
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Date of Pascha

I'm sure an important question that will be raised this year by students and others is, "Why is Easter/Pascha so late this year?" Orthodox Christians begin the Triodion this weekend. The...
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Titles of Saints

Looks at the titles of saints. What do they tell us about the saint?
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Nicholas Anton
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Dr. Alexandros K. Kyrou
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Sam Williams
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Date: 7/19/17
Anthony Constantine Balouris
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Steven Christoforou
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Maria Pappas
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Andrew Romanov
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Rev. Dr. Tony Vrame
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Date: 2/23/17
Christian Gonzalez
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Andrew Calivas
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