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WHY DO ICONS WEEP

The Word Magazine, September 1994, Page 13-15 WHY DO ICONS WEEP? By Archpriest Paul O’Callaghan IT CERTAINLY SEEMS THAT there has been an explosion recently in the frequency of icons “weeping” in North America. Several years ago, an icon began weeping in an Albanian Orthodox Church in Chicago, and the phenomenon received national attention. Pilgrims [...]

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Who is Man

Again Magazine Volume 20 Number 4 - Winter 1997/1998 Page 27-31 Who is Man? - By Bishop Kallistos Ware What kind of an animal is man? What is it that, without separating us from the other animals, yet serves to distinguish us from them? I say “without separating,” because several of the characteristics that we [...]

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WHO IS THE NEW ISRAEL

Again Magazine Volume 12 Number 4 December 1989 Page 25-28 WHO IS THE NEW ISRAEL By John W. Morris, PH.D On May 14, 1948, thirty-eight people gathered in Tel Aviv to establish the modern state of Israel. The establishment of this state provided a cause of great rejoicing for the Jews who had waited and [...]

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WHO ARE YOU

Word Magazine October 1968 Page 14 WHO ARE YOU? Father Vladimir Berzonsky Holy Trinity Church, Parma, Ohio “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get.” (MATTHEW7:1) It’s interesting the way a person is evaluated; the [...]

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WHERE CAN YOU HIDE

Word Magazine February 1985 Page 20 “WHERE CAN YOU HIDE?” Homily By Father James C. Meena There was an announcement made not long ago, stating that the government has found that smoking marijuana is “less harmful than the use of alcohol and cigarettes”. There was a great sound and fury made by those who diametrically [...]

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WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE

Word Magazine March 1997 Page 6-9 WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE A PARISH COUNCIL “WORK” BY RON NICOLA “…one of the main functions of the parish council, along with the pastor; is to maintain the unity of the community. The pastor and parish council must work harmoniously together. They reflect the unity that exists between [...]

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What Is Unity?

This article first appeared in the Adbook for the 1996 Midwest Region Parish Life Conference hosted by St. Elias Orthodox Church in Sylvania, OH What Is Unity? by Father Christopher Holwey The theme of our Parish Life Conference this year is: "Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in [...]

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WHAT IS AN ORTHODOX WOMAN?

Again Magazine, September, 1994, Page 4-7 WHAT IS AN ORTHODOX WOMAN? By Katherine Hyde Being a woman has never been an easy task, ever since God said to Eve, “In pain you shall bring forth children” (Genesis 3:16). But up until this century, it was at least a fairly straightforward one. Every little girl grew [...]

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WHAT IS A GOOD MAN?

Word Magazine November 1959 Page 7 WHAT IS A GOOD MAN? By Father Michael Azkoul, Spring Valley, Ill. Too many people just assume that they know what a “good man” is. Because a man or an organization (composed of “good men”) builds hospitals, schools, an orphanage, an old-folks home, gives to medical research, to needy [...]

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WE ARE ALL CHILDREN OF GOD

Word Magazine January 1987 Page 9 WE ARE ALL CHILDREN OF GOD by “Mark” I was baptized in the Antiochian Orthodox Church when I was a baby like most of you. As I grew older, I learned that my family’s roots were in the Orthodox Church — my parents, grandparents, and great grandparents. In Sunday [...]

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