Pursuing God in a Difficult Time – IOCC

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IOCC - 29/3/2020 Strength for the Journey. In these difficult times, we continue our journey toward Pascha with our fourth Lenten reflection. You offer the teachings of your God-given book, O wise John … it is a ladder from the earth unto Heaven that confers glory on the souls that ascend it and honor you faithfully. —Kontakion of ...

UPDATE: Fire Guts St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Matthew Hogan (Editor)  - 14/8/13 A fire ripped through the inside of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthrodox Church on Hewlett Avenue in Merrick Friday night. Merrick firefighters, with the mutual aid assistance of neighboring fire departments, helped extinguish the blaze. According the Nassau County Police, the fire started around 9:25 p.m. Friday from a lit candle inside the church. The altar ...

Turkey’s FM visits Orthodox and Syriac churches in Germany

4/12/2011 Ahmet Davutoglu met Christian Turkish citizens at the Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and St Petrus and Paulus Church in Cologne. Turkey's foreign minister visited on Sunday Orthodox and Syriac churches in Cologne, Germany. Ahmet Davutoglu met Christian Turkish citizens at the Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and St Petrus and Paulus Church in Cologne. "Nobody should ...

Capella Romana Brings Byzantium to Montlake

Capella Romana (Photo: Clifford Argue)

by Philippa Kiraly 22/11/2011 With its mosaic icons all round the walls, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Montlake is an ideal place to hear Portland’s Cappella Romana, a choral group devoted to scholarly performance of the music of the Eastern Orthodox Church, both contemporary and going all the way back through the history of that church. ...

WTC Anniversary Excludes Clergy, First Responders

7/9/2011 TUCSON, Ariz. - Like a lot of Americans, the 10 year anniversary ceremony at Ground Zero feels very personal. Also like a lot of Americans, I remember exactly where I was on that day. It was about 10 minutes before 6:00am (PST) on a Tuesday morning when the phone rang. My Mom was calling to ...