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CHRIST IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD”

Word Magazine April 1968 Page 7 “CHRIST IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD” By THE RT. REV. FR. GIBRAN RAMLAOUI St. George’s Church, Cleveland, Ohio For twenty centuries, and every year, the Christian world celebrates the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus. Christians expect this glorious event through special rituals, extensive prayers and a long [...]

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THE LIGHT OF HIS FACE AND THE FLAME OF PASCHA

Word Magazine May 1994 Page 8-9 THE LIGHT OF HIS FACE AND THE FLAME OF PASCHA By Father Demetrios S. Kavadas I was ready to begin this article and suddenly I noticed that I have eight different depictions of Christ on the walls of my office. Each one of them has a message for me. [...]

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CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN

Word Magazine April 2000 Page 14 CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN By Very Rev. Stephen Rogers “Clothes make the man.” That old adage aptly states that what we wear goes a long way towards determining how we perceive ourselves and are perceived by others. Billions and billions of dollars are spent each year in this country [...]

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THE PASSION WEEK AND HOLY SATURDAY

Word Magazine April 1958 Page 6/23 THE PASSION WEEK AND HOLY SATURDAY By Fr. Ilyas Kurban Pastor, St. George’s Church, Boston The Passion Week has a special position in the liturgical life of the Church. The whole week is a complete unity during which we follow the procession of our Lords passions. His crucifixion, His [...]

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DEFINED BY THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST

Word Magazine April 2000 Page 3 DEFINED BY THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST By Very Rev. John Abdalah A Christian is one who is defined by the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, even in a day and age when some who call themselves by God’s own name deny the reality of the very act that defines them. [...]

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THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD

Word Magazine April 1958 Page 5 THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD By Father John Chromiak Pastor, St. George’s Church, Allentown, Pa. CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN. “The Day of Resurrection! Let us be enlightened. 0 Ye people! The Passover, the Pascha of the Lord! From death unto life, and from earth unto heaven [...]

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EASTER MESSAGE

Word Magazine March 1971 Page 4 EASTER MESSAGE What a precious message of personal hope and joy there is in the true realization of the Resurrection! Death has been overcome; the grave has been transformed into the gateway to Eternal Life, and we are assured of a glorious future. There is no other promise in [...]

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THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE BASIS FOR ITS ICONOGRAPHY

Word Magazine April 1987 Page 6-8 THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE BASIS FOR ITS ICONOGRAPHY Western Picture by Father Alexander Jasiukowicz To understand the nature of the icon and to be able to read the contents of it, one has to understand the basis for a particular icon. In this article, examining representations of [...]

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GREAT AND HOLY PASSION WEEK

The Word April, 1976 Page 10-11 GREAT AND HOLY PASSION WEEK By Rev. Gabriel Barrow Throughout the year and especially during Holy Passion Week, we, as good Orthodox Christians, must re-evaluate and fulfill our duties and responsibilities to ourselves and to our Church. With the joyous celebration of Our Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday) [...]

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THE WASHING OF THE FEET

Word Magazine April 1958 Page 7-8 THE WASHING OF THE FEET Arranged by Rev. Father Kurban Set up a platform 12 chairs I Big chair for the Priest 2 Basins and towels Reader: Psalm 50 Priest: Wisdom! Attend! Let us hear the Holy Gospel. Peace be to all. Deacon: The Reading from the Holy Gospel [...]

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