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The Theotokos as the Throne of God

Filed in Theotokos by on March 8, 2015 • views: 2357
The Theotokos as the Throne of God

The Panagia is a Throne. She is a glorified throne, in the words of Saint John of Damascus. “Rejoice, throne of God, glorified and pure; Rejoice, spacious palace.”

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The Prayer of Manasseh, King of Judah

Filed in Great Lent by on March 11, 2015 • views: 6143
The Prayer of Manasseh, King of Judah

This prayer of Manasseh is read during the Great Apodeipnon service (Great Compline) beginning with the evening of the Monday after Cheesefare Sunday (Clean Monday).

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The Cross, the Archpriest Christ’s Symbol of Redemption

Filed in Articles by on March 16, 2015 • views: 1590
The Cross, the Archpriest Christ’s Symbol of Redemption

The feast of the Veneration of the Cross is undoubtedly one of the greatest in Orthodoxy and is especially loved and honoured by members of the Church.

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The Who’s Who of the Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

Filed in Great Lent by on March 23, 2015 • views: 1705
The Who’s Who of the Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

As we approach Great Lent, the time given to us specifically for repentance, the Church gives us a whole host of images to help us.

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Saturday of the Akathistos Hymn

Filed in Theotokos by on March 28, 2015 • views: 1516
Saturday of the Akathistos Hymn

Who was the author of the Akathist Hymn? To this question there has not been given an answer till this day which would not be disputed.

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Clean Monday: Great Lent Begins

Filed in Great Lent by on March 9, 2016 • views: 1282
Clean Monday: Great Lent Begins

Learn about Clean Monday (this Year: March 14, 2016), about the beginning of Great Lent and the general rules of the Lenten Fast.

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Patriarchal Catechetical Homily for the Great Lent

Filed in Patriarch Messages by on March 13, 2016 • views: 1083
Patriarchal Catechetical Homily for the Great Lent

Catechetical Homily on the occasion of the Holy and Great Lent by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

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The First Service of the Salutations at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong

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The First Service of the Salutations at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong

The Service of the Salutations to the Most Holy Theotokos and Virgin Mary will be conducted on Friday, March 18, 2016, at 19.00pm, at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong.

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Catechetical Encyclical on the Opening of Great Lent 2017

Filed in Patriarch Messages by on February 24, 2017 • views: 1651
Catechetical Encyclical on the Opening of Great Lent 2017

Catechetical Encyclical on the Opening of Great Lent 2017 by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

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Clean Monday and General Rules for the Lenten Fast

Filed in Triodion by on February 26, 2017 • views: 1652
Clean Monday and General Rules for the Lenten Fast

Learn about Clean Monday and about the general rules of Lenten Fast.

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