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Holy Week and Pascha 2013

May 8th, 2013 1 Comment

Enjoy the photos from our first Holy Week and Pascha in the New Church … Continue reading

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The Bond That Keeps the Bricks of the Our New Church Together

June 2nd, 2012 1 Comment

Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.

(Mat 22:37-40)

St. John the Little, a disciple of St. Pachomious the Great, said once “Nobody builds his house from the roof down but from the foundation up”. Asked what he meant by this he said “our foundation is our neighbor; to him I should tend first, because on him hang all the commandments of Christ.”  The essence of… Continue reading

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The true Christmas spirit or Putting back Christ into Xmas

November 24th, 2008 No Comments

For a first comer in an Orthodox Church the thing that strikes the most is the richness of traditions that abound in the life of the faithful. It seems that we have a tradition for everything: the way we light the candles, the way we venerate the icons, the way we cross ourselves and so on. All conforms to some unwritten rules that are puzzling and difficult to follow

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Christ in the Bible Series

November 11th, 2008 No Comments

Starting Wednesday, November 12th join us for the new Gladsome Light Dialogues series "Christ in the Bible" that will continue throughout the lent until Nativity.

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Some technical stuff – writing is easy!

October 31st, 2008 2 Comments

After a few weeks "on-the -air" I wanted to thank everyone that has already started visiting our blog. Please keep doing it and share it with your friends. You can copy and paste our blog address and send it into an e-mail fairly easy. I also wanted to make sure that everyone understands that the purpose of this  blog is not just to provide you with information