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Met Saba (Esber) on the Orthodox “Diaspora” (Orthodox Caucus)

On the Issue of the Orthodox "Diaspora" Introduction It seems, during the course of work on the Great Orthodox Council, that the issue of the "diaspora" will be the most important, in the sense that there is no issue more important than it. Due to serious disagreements that currently exist between the Orthodox Churches, mostly [...]

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ENVOY FROM ANTIOCH

Again Magazine December 1993 Page 6-9 ENVOY FROM ANTIOCH: The Life and Ministry of Bishop Raphael Hawaweeny By Paul D. Garrett In 1894, Bishop Nicholas (Ziorov) of the Russian Diocese of the Aleutian Islands and North America was on a "recruiting mission" in his homeland. He was seeking the best clergymen he could find to [...]

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EXCERPTS FROM THE EULOGY

The Word Magazine December 1992 Page 5-6 EXCERPTS FROM THE EULOGY FOR ARCHBISHOP MICHAEL by Metropolitan PHILIP "CHRIST IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD, TRAMPLING DOWN DEATH BY DEATH AND UPON THOSE IN THE TOMBS, BESTOWING LIFE." Your Graces, Beloved in Christ: We are gathered in this Cathedral this morning to pray for the repose of [...]

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HOLY SYNOD

Word Magazine May 2000 Page 3 – 4 HOLY SYNOD OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN AMERICA PROCLAIMS GLORIFICATION OF BISHOP RAPHAEL OYSTERBAY COVE, NY [OCA}: At their Spring Session at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America here March 27-30, 2000, members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America [...]

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Lest We Forget

Word Magazine May 1976 Page 12 - 14 Lest We Forget... A series of articles on personalities of the past who have profoundly influenced Orthodoxy in America. RAPHAEL Bishop of Brooklyn The morning of Saturday, March 12, 1904, brought an air of great joy and excitement to the scattered communities of Orthodox faithful throughout North [...]

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LIVING ICONS

Word Magazine Special Edition October 1987 Page 10-11 LIVING ICONS by The Rt. Rev. Ellis Khouri Protosyngelos For the past year the predominate theme throughout the Archdiocese has been dedicated to the Icon. During this period you have heard and read about the theology and history of the Icon. lt is not my purpose to [...]

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METROPOLITAN SAMUEL DAVID

Word Magazine June 1978 Page 13 Lest We Forget . . . A series of articles on personalities of the past who have profoundly influenced Orthodoxy in America. METROPOLITAN SAMUEL DAVID of Toledo, Ohio Metropolitan Samuel was born as John David Husson, on August 26, 1893, to David and Gazaly Haddad of Aita, Lebanon. The [...]

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RAPHAEL HAWAWEENY

Word Magazine May, 2000 Page 5 - 7 THE LIFE OF OUR FATHER AMONG THE SAINTS RAPHAEL HAWAWEENY BISHOP OF BROOKLYN “GOOD SHEPHERD OF THE LOST SHEEP IN AMERICA” whose sanctity was officially proclaimed by the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in America on Wednesday, March 29, 2000 BY BISHOP BASIL (ESSEY) In the [...]

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THE ADMINSTRATIVE LEGACY

Magazine February 1988 Page 10-14 LEST WE FORGET THE ADMINSTRATIVE LEGACY OF ANTONY BASHIR (1936-1966) ORTHODOXY IS A freedom-loving, democratic faith . . . it is at its best in our free America. Our peo­ple are part and parcel of America, gladly giving their treasure and the blood of their sons to safeguard its free [...]

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The Life Of The Thrice

The Life Of The Thrice Blessed Archbishop Aftimios Ofiesh By Archpriest John Warren Morris On October 22, 1880, Badrah Ofiesh, the wife of Father Gabriel Ofiesh, the shepherd of the Orthodox flock in the village of Bikfaya, Lebanon, gave birth to her sixth child, the future Archbishop Aftimios Ofiesh. The couple, who would eventually have [...]

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