REFLECTION OF THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 14/2/19 Reflections of His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem during Advent while on an official visit to the United Kingdom. “As the leader of a Church that has had a presence in the Holy Land since the very birth of Christianity, Patriarch Theophilos III can trace his succession 2.000 years to ...

His Holiness Aram I celebrates Christmas Liturgy with the Armenian Community in Aleppo

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 14/1/17 6 January 2016. His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Christmas Liturgy at the Holy Mother of God Church, assisted on the altar by Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, the Diocesan Bishop, and Bishop Norayr Ashekian, a member of the brotherhood accompanying the Catholicos. Catholicos Aram I focussed his sermon on the biblical verse, “Do not be ...

The Five Tasks of a Theologian in the 21st Century

By John G. Panagiotou - AOIUSA- September 2016 Address delivered at the Opening Convocation of Cummins Theological Seminary, Summerville, South Carolina on September 10, 2016. The students entering seminary to begin their studies might ask “Why such a lofty topic?” “We came to seminary to become pastors and ministers, not scholars or academics.” And to them I ...

The Cross of Christ is Foolishness to the World: A Swedish Lutheran Bishop Wars Against the Christian Faith

The Crucifixion of Christ

John G. Panagiotou - October 2015 This week Bishop Eva Brunne of the Lutheran Church of Sweden proposed that the Cross be removed from the Seamen’s Church in the Swedish city of Freeport to make it more “inviting” to non-Christian sailors. “Making a room available for people of other faiths does not mean that we are ...

OCA Youth Department encourages participation in OCF’s “First 40 Days” program

OCF

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - June 2015 The Orthodox Church in America’sDepartment of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministry is encouraging all clergy, parents and lay leaders to help connect graduating high school students with campus ministry efforts in their prospective colleges and universities, according to Andrew Boyd, OCA Youth Director. “Through Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s ‘First Forty Days’ ...