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Merry Christmas!

Mary’s Magnificent Song “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked on the humble estate of his servant.  For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name. And…

Dormition (Falling Asleep) of our Most Holy Theotokos

Καλή νηστεία γιά τήν Παναγία…(Good fasting for the Most Holy Virgin Mary…) Our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary, during this 15-day Lent in honor of your dormition (Falling Asleep), we affirm through this Feast as we journey toward our heavenly abode that the Mother of God intercedes for us. Through…

30 Years Serving My Lord

June 27, marked the 30th anniversary of my Holy Ordination to the Priesthood: My priesthood began by answering His call. Not only the call to enter seminary (Picture from the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary – 1978), but to keep answering that call every day of my life. For me, being a priest has been…

Happy Father’s Day! In His Image and Likeness!

  How can we tell our life story of being in His Image and Likeness in the best way possible? What is the story we want to tell with our lives to the world, friends and families? What will be our legacy we want to leave behind? What story do we want others to remember about…

Pentecost Sunday – A Biblical Look

Simplistic Understanding of Pentecost Sunday Pentecost Sunday – Many people, including Christians, may not know why the day is special or what is celebrated. Unlike Easter and Christmas, when colorful eggs, Easter bunnies, Christmas trees and Santa Claus are harbingers of the upcoming Christian holidays, there are no such social markers by secular society ahead…

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