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Source: Festival of Orthodox Christian Arts Saints Constantine and Helen Antiochian Orthodox Church in Carrollton, Texas, is hosting a Festival of Orthodox Christian Arts, February 18-20. All the Orthodox parishes of the Dallas – Fort Worth area and the entire DFW community are invited to “taste and see” the flowering of creativity that springs from Orthodox Christian spirituality. Festival events begin Friday evening with an address by Dr. Peter Bouteneff of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary on “The Role of the Arts in Orthodox Theology.” A choral performance by the St. Kassiani Chorale, a regional pan-Orthodox choir, will follow. Saturday…

Source: Orthodox Times In an article published in The Times, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem referred to the gloomy situation in Jerusalem. In particular, he stated: “Despite these good works, our presence in Jerusalem is under threat. Our churches are threatened by Israeli radical fringe groups. At the hands of these Zionist extremists the Christian community in Jerusalem is suffering greatly. Our brothers and sisters are the victims of hate crimes. Our churches are regularly desecrated and vandalised. Our clergy are subject to frequent intimidation. The sworn intent of these radical groups is to extinguish the light of the Christian community from…

Source: Orthodox Theological Society in America Annual Lecture in Honor of Georges Florovsky Given by: Very Rev. Dr. John Jillions Former Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) “Preserve the Fullness of Thy Church”: Fighting Fundamentalism, Defending Dialogue And Reclaiming Catholicity Friday, January 14, 2022 7:30 pm (EST) Registration is Free and Open to the Public https://www.otsamerica.net/rsvpmaker/2021-22-florovsky-lecture/ CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PDF FLIER

Source: ZOE for Life! Please join ZOE for Life!®and St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral for a Prayer Service as we Pray for the Unborn, on Sunday, January 16th, 2022 at 6:00 pm, 6306 Broadview Road, Parma, OH 44134. We are deeply honored to be led in prayer by His Grace, IRINEJ of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and Fr. Dragoslav Kosic. Bishop Irinej will offer his comments at 6:45, followed by a live question and answer period. Registration is free, but required to receive a Zoom link if you are unable to join us in person. Pleaser register before January 14:…

Source: Orthodoxy in Dialogue by Metropolitan Petros (Parginos) of Accra I never had the privilege of meeting Archbishop Desmond Tutu face to face, yet he was very much a part of my life while I was growing up in a South Africa characterized by apartheid and even after the fall of that deplorable system. I remember how, as a child, I would watch scenes of rioting on the news programme, the clashes between demonstrators and the security forces, frightening scenes particularly for a child. And there in the thick of the clash one could discern a man in a cassock trying…

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church Port Washington, New York December 18, 2021 Beloved Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Of all the events that I am called to during these busy weeks before the blessèd Feast of Christmas, I believe that today’s Liturgy – and the community that has come together for it – warms my heart the most of all. For over thirty years, this wonderful Archangel Michael Community has made the inclusion and participation of our most precious Church members a special occasion. And it is one that I am honored, as your…

Source: Orthodox Church in America A recently released documentary entitled “Goosechase” (by David Veldman, 2021 Lunenburg Doc Festival finalist) shows the inside life of the Hermitage of the Annunciation in New Germany, Nova Scotia (Archdiocese of Canada, OCA).  Tucked away in the hills beside the LaHave River, the monks spend their days praying, working, and studying. This is not a story about the individual monks, but about their way of life and the monastic practice. View the documentary

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education This Sunday at 4 pm, join us for our first Speaker Series about the Nativity of Christ. Our esteemed speakers, Rev. Dr. Eugen Pentiuc and Dr. James Skedros, from Holy Cross School of Theology, will give a biblical-historical presentation of the birth of Christ, followed by a Q&A with the audience. The moderator will be our very own Director of the Department of Religious Education, His Grace Bishop Athenagoras of Nazianzos. Simply click this link on Sunday at 4 pm to join:  https://goarch.zoom.us/j/94641111931. See you then! Also, check out the…

Source: St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary At His birth, a star appeared in the sky: a bright light, shining forth in the darkness to guide the wise men to their Messiah. When the Light of Christ catches your eye, you are compelled to follow it wherever it guides you. That’s what took a former professional athlete to St Vladimir’s Seminary, where your generosity makes it possible to train him and other seminarians to minister to you, your family, and the world. With your support, St Vladimir’s Seminary is preparing men and women for such a time as this. Here on campus, William Vazquez (class of…

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