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ON THE SEASON OF THE GREAT FAST

From The Word Magazine, February, 1961, page 3. Archpastoral Message From METROPOLITAN ANTONY ON THE SEASON OF THE GREAT FAST "I can do all things in Him who strengthens me"(PHIL.4: 13) The Great Fast of the Forty-days, the Holy Quadragesima, is again upon us. These are days of spiritual rejuvenation, days of spiritual joy for [...]

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THE AKATHIST HYMN

Word Magazine October 1975 Page 12-13 THE AKATHIST HYMN By EMMY P. KARAVELLAS I The Akathist Hymn is an extensive lyric poem of unparalleled beauty, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Chanted on the first five suc­cessive Fridays of the Lent period of the Eastern Orthodox Church, it has a unique quality of at­tracting thousands of [...]

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NEEDED: A NEW INSIGHT

الصفحة الرئيسية المطران إيماننا وعقيدتنا جديد في الموقع Word Magazine March 1971 Page 8 NEEDED: A NEW INSIGHT by Father Gregory Ofiesh San Francisco, California Lent and Easter are now with us: the Feast of Feasts is about to be celebrated by millions of Orthodox Christians throughout the world. It is at this time in [...]

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SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY, 1994

The following is from The Word Magazine, March 1994, Page 3-4 THE HIERARCHS ORTHODOX BISHOPS IN THE AMERICAS SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY, 1994 To all the clergy and laity of the Holy Orthodox Church throughout the United States and Canada Beloved Sisters and Brothers in Christ, THE SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY HAS COME to take on a [...]

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LENTEN MESSAGE

From The Word Magazine, March 1965 - Pages 3-4 LENTEN MESSAGE From Metropolitan Antony 1965 To all the venerable Clergy and Laity within all the constituencies of our Archdiocese in North America — Greetings and Blessings from our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ... THE LENTEN SEASON IS WITH US again and we want to devote [...]

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SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY: 1992

Word Magazine May 1992 Page 8-9 SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY: 1992 By Bishop ISAIAH of Aspendos Once again Orthodox Christians the world over in large congregations and in small numbers gather this day to celebrate the Sunday of Orthodoxy. We have come here for the same purpose. We have gathered together in an annual pilgrimage to [...]

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SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY

Word Magazine March 1986 Page 5 SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY by Father Isaiah Chronopoulos As we recall the return of God’s holy icons to the churches in 843 A.D. by the Empress Theodora, and as we proclaim the preservation and the triumph of our Faith down through the centuries, we are doing so in a society, [...]

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SUGGESTIONS FOR GREAT LENT

From The Word Magazine, March 1994, Page 35 SUGGESTIONS FOR GREAT LENT (from the Orthodox Observer) We are on the threshold of Great Lent: the 40-day period of fasting, prayer, soul-searching and general preparation for Holy Pascha. This is the time when serious Orthodox Christians strive to make the small sacrifices and "go that extra [...]

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St. Leo the Great on Lent

St. Leo the Great on Lent Dear friends, at every moment the earth is full of the mercy of God, and nature itself is a lesson for all the faithful in the worship of God. The heavens, the sea and all that is in them bear witness to the goodness and omnipotence of their Creator, [...]

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SPIRITUAL WARFARE

Word Magazine April 1989 Page 17 SPIRITUAL WARFARE by Joy Corey LENT came upon us ever so quietly and most immediately war was launched to which I became a helpless and unsuspecting victim. I had no control over the Almighty One who allowed this battle to surge. The essence of this warfare was of a [...]

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