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Marriage is a school for many virtues

Filed in Articles by on July 20, 2015 • views: 1190
Marriage is a school for many virtues

To love one’s spouse for as long as we both shall live certainly does not mean that one feels warm and fuzzy about one’s spouse as long as both are alive.

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Saint Romanos the Melodist on Prophet Elijah

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Saint Romanos the Melodist on Prophet Elijah

This Kontakion, a form of sung sermon, was composed by Saint Romanos the Melodist around 500. Note how Saint Romanos explains the prophet’s ascent in the last verses.

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The cry of those that are weary and burdened

Filed in Articles by on July 14, 2015 • views: 1196
The cry of those that are weary and burdened

The Holy and Great Church of Christ carefully hears the cry of those that are weary and burdened, of victims of injustice, poverty and violence.

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Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

Filed in Encyclicals by on June 24, 2015 • views: 1403
Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

On Pentecost day the presence of the Church in the world is activated, for which reason it is considered as her birthday, the moment of the appearance in history.

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Projector Screens in an Orthodox Church?

Filed in Articles by on June 18, 2015 • views: 1861
Projector Screens in an Orthodox Church?

Our goal in liturgy is not to mindlessly recite prayers, neither is it to listen to someone else recite the prayers, but rather, it is to experience communion with God and with the body of Christ, that being the Church.

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Yoga and the Christian Faith

Filed in Articles by on June 16, 2015 • views: 7197
Yoga and the Christian Faith

I was born a Hindu, became a Christian at the age of 22 and have been an Orthodox Christian for ten years. I was brought up with yoga.

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The Church as a Therapeutic Centre

Filed in Articles by on June 10, 2015 • views: 1101
The Church as a Therapeutic Centre

All these textbooks show that the Church is a Hospital-therapeutic center that cures man. We can see all its work in this perspective.

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How to read the Bible and divide the Church

Filed in Articles by on June 5, 2015 • views: 1145
How to read the Bible and divide the Church

For many Christians today, this is a question at the heart of what it means to even be a follower of Christ.

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Bringing up Children in the Church

Filed in Articles by on May 26, 2015 • views: 1277
Bringing up Children in the Church

Imitating Hannah and inspired by the Prophet Samuel, who spent his childhood years in the Temple, we should be careful to instill an ecclesiastical way of thinking in children.

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Cyril and Methodius: Examples of Evangelism and Christianisation

Filed in Articles by on May 25, 2015 • views: 1039
Cyril and Methodius: Examples of Evangelism and Christianisation

By encountering the Slavic people through their own culture and language, they were able to win their love and trust and evangelize them.

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Obedience and Authority: Dimensions of a Hierarchical Church

Filed in Articles by on May 15, 2015 • views: 1022
Obedience and Authority: Dimensions of a Hierarchical Church

The Church of Christ is hierarchical, and this hierarchy “corresponds to an imitation of God,” reflecting the order of life “even among the celestial beings.”

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The Divine Eucharist as a Journey

Filed in Articles by on May 15, 2015 • views: 1104
The Divine Eucharist as a Journey

The Divine Eucharist is an ascent to the upper room in Jerusalem where Christ first celebrated the Mystical (Last) Supper,passing on to us the revered Sacraments.

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