Story of the ‘Good Thief’ who was Crucified with Jesus Christ

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Story by Rev. Fr. George Giannios - OCP News Service - 20/9/18 Shared by Anastasia Giannios-Poulos The story of Saint Dismas ('Demas' in Coptic Orthodoxy) the 'Penitent Thief' who was crucified with Jesus Christ.  St. Mary (Holy Theotokos), Joseph fled (with Child Jesus) to prevent child Jesus from being slaughtered (there was an order to kill all kids ...

SVOTS Alumni work to help parishioners after Hurricane Florence

SVOTS - 20/9/18 Alumni Priests Peter Robichau (’10) and Andrew Cannon (’16) have launched efforts to assist parishioners of Saint Basil Orthodox Church in Wilmington, NC who have been left in need in the wake of a direct hit from Hurricane Florence last week. Fr. Peter and Fr. Andrew were recently assigned as rector and assistant priest,respectively, at Saint Basil. The hurricane ...

International Orthodox Christian Charities Responds in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence

IOCC - 20/9/18 Emotional and spiritual care, needs assessments under way in Winston-Salem, Wilmington Baltimore, Md. (September 19, 2018) – International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has deployed staff, equipment, and volunteers for emergency response in some of the worst-hit areas of North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence. After Hurricane Florence stalled over the Carolinas, dumping more ...