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Bearing the Shame of Confession

Filed in Spirituality by on March 13, 2015 • views: 1537
Bearing the Shame of Confession

In taking the steps which you have presented to us, the most difficult thing, I think, is to overcome the fear of shame. This is what I try to do in my parish.

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Fr.Thomas Hopko on How to Pray

Filed in Audio by on March 21, 2015 • views: 2634
Fr.Thomas Hopko on How to Pray

A lecture by fr.Thomas Hopko on How to Pray.

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Bringing up Children in the Church

Filed in Articles by on May 26, 2015 • views: 1248
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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55 Maxims for Christian Living by Fr.Thomas Hopko

Filed in Spirituality by on May 27, 2015 • views: 1430
55 Maxims for Christian Living by Fr.Thomas Hopko

Endure the trial of yourself and your own faults and sins peacefully, serenely, because you know that God’s mercy is greater than your wretchedness.

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A short Christian Moral Guide

Filed in Spirituality by on June 8, 2015 • views: 1338
A short Christian Moral Guide

Christians, remember what God is, and that He looks not only on your works, but also on your very thoughts and intentions, and that you are not able to hide anywhere or anything from Him.

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The Christian Identity

Filed in Spirituality by on June 8, 2015 • views: 1429
The Christian Identity

There was an incident in the life of St Spiridon of Trimythous: he arrived at the Cathedral, but the caretaker would not let him in.

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The Church as a Therapeutic Centre

Filed in Articles by on June 10, 2015 • views: 1076
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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The sign of the Cross

Filed in Faith by on June 16, 2015 • views: 1498
The sign of the Cross

To make the sign of the cross, Orthodox Christians lift the right hand and touch the forehead, the lower chest or abdomen, the right shoulder, and the left shoulder.

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Yoga and the Christian Faith

Filed in Articles by on June 16, 2015 • views: 7161
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 cry of those that are weary and burdened

Filed in Articles by on July 14, 2015 • views: 1170
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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