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Regarding the Transfiguration

By Fr. Steven Allen of Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Saint Claire Shores, MI The Great Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, which we will celebrate this month, reveals to us the solution for the disorder of our … Continue reading

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A Sermon for the Sunday of All Saints

by Metropolitan Moses Last Sunday we celebrated Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Holy Apostles, which granted to mankind God’s greatest gift, that is, sanctification through the New Testament Priesthood. It was at Pentecost that the Apostles … Continue reading

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Pascha 2012 in New York City

A video of Holy Friday, Holy Saturday, and Pascha at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Markella in Astoria, Queens, NY, celebrated by His Eminence, Metropolitan Pavlos, His Grace, Bishop Christodoulos, many priests, and thousands of faithful. From beginning of … Continue reading

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A Blessed Holy Week and Pascha

To all the readers of this blog, I wish you all a blessed Holy Week and Pascha.  For those readers who are not familiar with Orthodox Christianity, we celebrate Holy Week this week, with Pascha this coming Sunday (April 15th … Continue reading

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Kali Sarakosti!

Fr Steven Allen wrote a pastoral message for Great Lent in 2007 exhorting us to strive for our salvation, negating the modern belief that salvation will come easily for us.  Let us remember that our salvation requires more than just … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Moses Celebrates Theophany in Greece

His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Portland and the West, visited Greece for the Feast of Theophany.  Every year, the bishops, clergy, monastics, and laity process to the port in Piraeus for the Blessing of the Waters.  His Eminence addressed the … Continue reading

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Holy Ascension Monastery

Have you ever considered the monastic life?  Many people may not be aware that God is calling them to the monastic life, especially in today’s secularism where we are told to seek out successful careers and life a very worldly … Continue reading

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