The Legend of Chora Sfakion  and the  Songs of the...

Photo by Wolfgang Kistler   It is not often that a Village offers a throne for a King or a Queen, but there is a legend...

Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to...

  The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine is an institution of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.  This year, the St. Photios Foundation will...

On the Road in Greece: A Stay in Metsovo

By Catherine Tsounis   “We cannot get hotels in Ioannina for our entire group,” said Kostoula Kapogiannis, group leader of the Kapogiannis Tours three-day excursion to...

In the Footsteps of Byzantium: Emperor Justinian in the Basilica of...

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor   “Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent."1 Emperor Justinian of the East Roman Byzantine Empire. The...

Saint John of Kronstadt’s Sermon on the Dormition of the Theotokos

The following is from Saint John of Kronstadt, a Russian priest who reposed in 1905. This Saint, well-known in Russia, is the first Orthodox...

Saint Nikon “Metanoeite,” the Patron Saint of Sparta

Memory of our Holy Father NIKON the PREACHER of REPENTANCE   (He is named Metanoite – 'Repent' in Greek – (cf. Matt. 3:2), since,...

Honoring Helen and Louis Nicozisis at the Inaugural OCMC Celebration Gala

by Caitlyn Sargent The Orthodox Christian Mission Center Celebration Gala took place this past weekend, February 10, 2018, in Boca Raton, FL, at the Marriott...

The Nativity of our Lord and God and Saviour Jesus Christ

The Nativity of our Lord and God and Saviour Jesus Christ   'And when the fullness of time was come, God sent His only-begotten...

Statement of National Commander Dr. Limberakis regarding remarks of Turkish President...

The remarks this week by Turkish President Erdogan on the so-called lack of "freedom of religion" in the United States over a single Iftar-dinner...

Through Many Afflictions, the Lord Said, Shall We Enter Life

“For one to go into eternal life and the Kingdom of the heavens, the path is narrow, it has obstacles, afflictions, distresses, illnesses and...

Unique Exhibition of the Gods and Mortals at Olympus at the...

Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus and commissioned artworks by Maria Zervos and Kostas Ioannidis   March 24 through June 18, 2016 Onassis Cultural...

Saint Nectarios and Fasting

Fasting is an ordinance of the Church, obliging the Christian to observe it on specific days. Concerning fasting, our Savior teaches: "When thou fastest,...

Saint Antonios the Great & Humility

"I once saw all of the snares of the devil spread out across the earth," said the Great Antonios, "and I became terrified." "Is...

Saint Basil on God’s Providence

  This one thing must be held firmly in our mind, that since we are a creation of the good God and are welded...

Saint Gerasimus of Cephalonia

Memory of our Holy god-bearing Father GERASIMUS the NEW Our holy Father Gerasimus came from the Peloponnese. In his youth, his devout...

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