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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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“What Would You Like to Eat, Brother?”

Once the holy Makarios went to keep an ill hermit company. Casting an eye around the ill man's naked cell, he saw that there...

August 29: The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Today, August 29, in the Orthodox Church we commemorate the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist. Σήμερα η Εκκλησία γιόρταζει την μνήμη της Αποκεφάλισης...

An Image of a True Human Being is the Panagia

Here the unique image of true man, who through purity and obedience goes beyond the bounds of nature and becomes more honorable than the...

Speak More to God About Your Children

Speak more to God about your children than to your children about God...The soul of the teenager is in a state of an explosion...

The Panagia is the First Monastic

St Gregory Palamas refers to the All-holy Theotokos as the first monastic, dedicated in the temple of God from her third year of life,...

Elder Porphyrios Advises Parents To Ask the Panagia For Help

Don't pressure your children. In your prayers say the things that you want to tell them. Children don't listen through their ears, but only...

Prayer to the Panagia

The Church, in Her wisdom, celebrates the feast of the Falling Asleep of the Panagia for 9 days, until August 23, "τα Εννιάμερα της...

Pascha of the Summertime: The Falling Asleep of the Theotokos

For the spiritual nourishment of any readers over these next couple of days, I have a second, longer post here today. The following is...

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...

The Ever-Virginity of the Theotokos & the Holy Scriptures

The following, slightly modififed, is from a paper I wrote entitled "Why the Ever-Virginity of the Theotokos is Dogma" for school. The Ever-Virginity of...

The Tomb of the Mother of God

The Tomb of the Mother of God is located in Gethsemane in the Holy Land. We have no relics of the Theotokos' body because,...

Saint Cyril of Alexandria & His Prayer to the Theotokos

Something cool I came across: Saint Nikolai Velimirovich, the Serbian Saint, in his Prologue from Ohrid, writes that the prayer "Θεοτόκε παρθένε" is attributed...

Saints & the Uncreated Light

The following is from Transfiguration of Christ: Appearance of the Kingdom of God by Bishop Alexander Mileant of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of...

Christ, the Transfiguration, and Us

A blessed feast of the Transfiguration of Christ to everyone! Χρόνια πολλά και καλό Παράδεισο! Today's feast is considered one of the 12 major...

Mount Tabor & The Transfiguration of Christ

Since on Monday, August 6, we are celebrating the great feast of the Transfiguration of our Savior (Η Μεταμόρφωσις του Σωτήρος), I thought I'd...

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On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1Hagia Sophia...

Emmy-nominated TV personality Debbie Matenopoulos co-hosts ‘Home & Family’

Debbie Matenopoulos is the co-host of "Home & Family" on the Hallmark Channel. She chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos about her show, cookbook, and...

Moving forward, with AHEPA, Brooklyn Chapter 41

Brooklyn AHEPA Chapter 41 held a monthly meeting on August 5, 2020 virtually via Zoom due to the COVID pandemic. On the agenda was...

Antonios (Tony) Malitas of Philadelphia has passed away

Malitas, Antonios (Tony) was born on January 15, 1940, in Epirus, while it was under the communistic rule of the Albanian government. Harlambos, (Harry)...

Archbishop visits Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church During Covid-19 Pandemic

“We celebrate the first fruits of the harvest on August 6th, the Transfiguration (Metamorphosis) of Christ Feast Day,” said His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros. “I...