We are a stronghold of the moral, theological, liturgical and spiritual traditions of the Early Church.We invite you to come and join us to experience the worship of Early Christianity in a modern setting.This is also typically done in other services as well, but Orthros is probably the most common, and usually takes place an hour before Liturgy begins.
Spring Break & Holy Week LOOKING AHEAD TO SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS Dear friends and parishioners, Happy New Year and a blessed Theophany!
As we wind down from all the activities of the recent holidays, I would like to turn your attention to the next major Feast of the Church, Holy Week and Pascha.
Also, it describes the distinctive art and architecture that developed as an early expression of the new faith.
The Coptic Church is based on the teachings of Saint Mark who brought Christianity to Egypt during the reign of the Roman emperor Nero in the first century, a dozen of years after the Lord's ascension.
It’s hard to believe, but there was a time without regular showering and forced air ventilation.
Back in the day churches would start to smell foul and incense was used to help freshen the air inside the church.
Andrew is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and his knowledge comes from five major sources: Greek Orthodox Seminary; Greek Orthodox Summer Camp; both being taught and teaching in Greek Orthodox Sunday School; and finally further readings and interests in other theological areas.
We are a Greek Orthodox parish, part of the oldest Christian tradition dating back to 33 A. We trace our roots back to the Apostles and their teachings.
The Three Hierarchs The Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Hellenic learning: The Great theologians and preachers of Christianity from the 4th century, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom, stand out as the people who provided a transition from the pagan flavor of Classical Education to the Christian synthesis between Classical learning and the Gospel.
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Categorized in: Religion This post was written by Andrew Athanasiou Andrew is a student of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, located in Brookline, Massachusetts.