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By | November 8th, 2011|Christian Education, Priesthood, Spirituality|Comments Off on Orthodox Christian Monasticism

Come Forth and be Holy!

Sermon Delivered by His Grace, Bishop Demetri at the 2002 Clergy Symposium, Antiochian Village, PA. Come Forth and be Holy!  (+In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit: One God!)  Priests & Deacons of the Most High God û Come forth!           As you know, this is the [...]

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THE BISHOP IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

Word Magazine June 1961 Page 6 THE BISHOP IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH By Fr. Michael Azkoul The Bishop is the Head of the community, or Body, he was consecrated to govern. The office of Bishop is there­fore the highest in the Church. That office or order exists by the Will of Christ, the Founder of [...]

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THE CLERGY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

Word Magazine January 1960 Page 10 THE CLERGY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH By Archimandrite Michael Shaheen St. George of Montreal The Orthodox Clergy are divided into Major Orders and Minor Orders; the Major Orders are of Divine Origin dating back to the very beginning of the Christian Era and the Minor Orders are of ecclesiastical [...]

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THE CLERGYMAN

Word Magazine January 1959 Page 7/22 THE CLERGYMAN His LIFE and His MISSION Written by The Metropolitan of Argentina, Malatius Souayty Translated by TheRt. Rev. Athanasius E. Saliba When one accepts the priesthood, he accepts the divine call with the expression: Here I am O Lord, listening to thy voice and obeying thy will, ready [...]

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THE GARMENTS OF SALVATION

الصفحة الرئيسية المطران إيماننا وعقيدتنا جديد في الموقع Word Magazine May 1999 Page 14-15 THE GARMENTS OF SALVATION By Krista M. West The first time I stepped into an Orthodox Church the thing I noticed most was the vestments. Sure, the incense smelled great, the icons were beautiful, and the chant was inspiring, but, oh, [...]

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The Harvest is Great, the Laborers are Few

The Word Magazine, November, 1962, Page 5 “The Harvest is Great, the Laborers are Few” by Rev. Robert E. Lucas Jesus began His work in Galilee by calling from their fishing boats four men whom He wanted as His disciples - Simon and Andrew, James and John. The call was issued for a permanent companionship [...]

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THE LEGACY OF A PRIEST

The Word Magazine June 1984 Page 11 THE LEGACY OF A PRIEST The Will of Right Reverend Ikonomus Shokrallah Shadid to his three sons — Hafeeth, Lamy and Jabour —Judeidet Marjayoun, Lebanon — April 20, 1902 — Eastern Calendar My beloved sons and flowers of my heart, Hafeeth, Lamy and Jabour. I pray that your [...]

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THE ORTHODOX PRIEST AN IKON OF CHRIST

Word Magazine April 1993 Page 11-12 THE ORTHODOX PRIEST AN IKON OF CHRIST By Father Alister Anderson In this holy season you could have a child ask you, “why was Jesus born as a boy? Why couldn’t St. Mary have had a baby girl to be our saviour?” How would you answer these questions? I [...]

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THE PRIEST

The Word Magazine, January, 1978, Page 6-8 THE PRIEST: HIS WORK, HIS LIFE by Father John Goolsby A priest of the Church. The name, the title, the station, can set the philosopher to pondering, the skeptic to raging, the agnostic to smirking behind his sleeve, the king to questioning his own authority. And the priest [...]

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