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How does Christ’s Resurrection take place within us?

Filed in Easter by on April 18, 2015 • views: 78
How does Christ’s Resurrection take place within us?

Let us therefore give thanks to the Lord, Who has helped us chart the sea of the fast and has brought us, full of joy, to the haven of His Resurrection.

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Saint Gregory the Dialogist on the Mystery of the Resurrection

Filed in Easter by on April 16, 2015 • views: 57
Saint Gregory the Dialogist on the Mystery of the Resurrection

It has been my custom, beloved brethren, to speak to you on many of the Gospel readings, by means of a sermon I had already dictated for you.

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Homily on Great and Holy Friday by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotis

Filed in Holy Week by on April 16, 2015 • views: 55
Homily on Great and Holy Friday by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotis

It is Holy Friday today, my beloved and brethren fellow-sinners, a holy day full of memories, a day which calls forth strong emotions and tears.

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Five ways Eastern Orthodox differs from other Christian Denominations

Filed in Articles by on April 15, 2015 • views: 365
Five ways Eastern Orthodox differs from other Christian Denominations

Eastern Orthodox Christianity predates Protestantism by about 500 years. Their core beliefs are similar to those of Catholicism.

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Seven meanings of the Cross

Filed in Articles by on April 15, 2015 • views: 62
Seven meanings of the Cross

The cross is the third most celebrated subject in the Orthodox Church calender—the first two being the life of our Lord and the life of the Theotokos.

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Why all the Rituals?

Filed in Articles by on April 13, 2015 • views: 91
Why all the Rituals?

Compared to the contemporary worship of most Protestant churches and post-Vatican II Roman Catholic churches, the worship of the Orthodox Church seems overly-formal, complicated, and rigid in its rubrics.

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The Recumbent Lion

Filed in Articles by on April 13, 2015 • views: 58
The Recumbent Lion

This is an iconographical type [usually known by its Greek title “Anapeson”], which represents Christ as a young child, recumbent on a cradle or cot, and symbolizes the fulfillment of the Messianic prophecy in verses 9-12 of chapter 49 of the book of Genesis.

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Holy Pascha 2015 in Hong Kong

Filed in Videos by on April 12, 2015 • views: 95
Holy Pascha 2015 in Hong Kong

Holy Pascha 2015 at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong. Christ is Risen!

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“Go and make disciples of all Nations”

Filed in Videos by on April 12, 2015 • views: 77
“Go and make disciples of all Nations”

Holy Pascha 2015 at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong. Christ is Risen!

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Pascha Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on April 12, 2015 • views: 78
Pascha Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Therefore, Christ arose from the dead and demonstrated in this way as well the inability of death to prevail and bring about any stable change in the world.

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Why we dye eggs red for Pascha?

Filed in Easter by on April 9, 2015 • views: 115
Why we dye eggs red for Pascha?

An Orthodox tradition related with Pascha celebrations is the presenting of red colored eggs to friends while giving Pascha greetings.

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Why Orthodox Christian Easter is later than the Catholic One

Filed in Easter by on April 7, 2015 • views: 128
Why Orthodox Christian Easter is later than the Catholic One

The first factor, the calendar, has to do with the fact that the Christian Orthodox Church continues to follow the Julian calendar when calculating the date of Pascha (Easter).

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