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A Spiritual Advice for the Beginning of the New Year

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A Spiritual Advice for the Beginning of the New Year

“Have you not heard Paul saying, “You keep days and months and seasons and years; I fear lest I have laboured in vain for you”? Otherwise it is of the most extreme folly that from one day, if it be fortunate, to expect this from the whole year; but it is not of folly alone, rather this is the judgment of diabolical activity, not to entrust the things of our life to our own haste and eagerness, but to cycles of the days.

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Decorating for Christmas 2014

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Decorating for Christmas 2014

It’s the blessed time not only to decorate our houses and offices but also to decorate our souls with the spiritual ornaments of fasting, prayer and humility.

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The Nativity Icon

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The Nativity Icon

The birth of Jesus was that moment in history when God sent His only begotten Son to become like us, taking on human flesh for our healing. This miracle of miracles took place though the ascent of Mary whom we call the Theotokos, Birth-giver of God.

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Christmas 2014

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Christmas 2014

Thus, we are commemorating our Lord’s incarnation in order to experience on the one hand His great love for us and on the other to feel great gratitude for all the wonderful things He has granted us.

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Patriarchal Proclamation of Christmas 2014

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Patriarchal Proclamation of Christmas 2014

God has appeared on earth and, at the same time, we have seen the perfect mantogether with the inconceivable value of the human person.

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The Second Day of Christmas

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The Second Day of Christmas

The second day of Christmas in the Orthodox Church is dedicated to the Theotokos.

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The Celebration of Christmas in Hong Kong 2014

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The Celebration of Christmas in Hong Kong 2014

Metropolitan Nektarios presided over the Christmas Liturgy in the presence of many faithful at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral on Wednesday evening, December 24th.

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Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

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Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

Sunday, November 15, 2015, is the beginning of this year’s Nativity Fast. The Nativity Fast is one of the four Canonical Fasting Seasons in the Church year.

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Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

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Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

Let each of us offer whatever we can to our refugee brothers and sisters, in whom we see the person of Jesus Christ.

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Christmas 2015

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Christmas 2015

Come, then, let us observe the Feast. Truly wondrous is the whole chronicle of the Nativity.

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