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Greek Orthodoxy

Why Easter Still Hasn't Come to the East

Alexii Lardis | Posted 06.08.2015 | Religion
Alexii Lardis

Nope. It's not my Easter yet. And in response to answering this question approximately 34567890987654 times in the last 40 days, this is why.

The Dormition: Pascha of the Summer

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

The ecclesiastical year, which begins on September 1st, has been divinely developed by the Church Fathers with feasts and fasts to aid our life in the God-Man Christ. The longest and strictest fast, Great Lent, paves the way for Pascha (Easter), the Feast of Feasts.

Getting To Know The Virgin Mary

Beth Hopkins | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Beth Hopkins

This Christmas, I have the opportunity to be surrounded by family, familiar and new. And as I reflect on the Nativity, I am so thankful. In his calling me to take care of and love His mother, the Lord welcomes me as His family, allowing me to abide in Him and with Him.

The Secrets Of Orthodox Exorcists

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 10.17.2011 | Religion
Sasa Milosevic

Unlike the Roman Catholic Church that elevated the Office of Exorcist, as a special exorcists unit, all Orthodox priests are trained and equipped to perform exorcism primarily as an obligatory part of Orthodox Baptism.

Penitents Compete: Turkish Game Show's Religious Contestants Compete To Convert Atheists

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the tradition of a cliche genre of jokes, the forthcoming Turkish game show, Penitents Compete, will pit a Greek Orthodox priest, an imam, a rabbi ...

A View To Heaven And Hell

Father John Bakas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Father John Bakas

It has been heat in the triple digits here in Southern California these last few days. I hear people saying, "It's hotter than hell out there today." ...