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“Monogamous Communion”: A Defense of ‘Closed’ Communion by Fr. Michael Shanbour

“Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too” John Lennon   John Lennon’s lyrics strike a chord in us. We all remember a time when we yearned for a unity with others where the slightest separation is melted away in the face of pure […]

What is the Meaning and Promise of Repentance (YouTube Audio)

The following talk was given by Jodi Haley of the Orthodox Reading Room in Beaverton, Oregon during Great Lent 2015.  Using the story of the life of St. Mary of Egypt, Jodi provides an excellent description of the meaning of repentance in the Orthodox Christian tradition juxtaposed with what has become the western Christian understanding.

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Christ is Risen!!! Pics from Three Hierarchs Paschal Celebration

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On Dispositions of the Heart: Elder Porphyrios

An Excerpt from “Wounded By Love: The Life of Teachings of Elder Porphyrios From: http://orthodoxinfo.com/praxis/elderporphyrios_illness.aspx I feel illness as the love of Christ ‘My Christ, Your love knows no limits!’ I thank God for granting me many illnesses. [1] I often say to Him: ‘My Christ, Your love knows no limits!’ How I am alive is […]

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5 reasons why young people are seeking old ways of doing church

From the Free Republic website: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3279461/posts March 31, 2015 | Kathleen and Kevin-Neil Ward   When I was young, there was nothing worse for a church than to be “traditional”. We stripped back the liturgy, swapped the organ for a drum-kit, and replaced the hymnals with Hillsong. We unceremoniously dumped the icons, architecture and rituals […]

What is the Meaning and Promise of Repentance (YouTube Audio)

The following talk was given by Jodi Haley of the Orthodox Reading Room in Beaverton, Oregon during Great Lent 2015.  Using the story of the life of St. Mary of Egypt, Jodi provides an excellent description of the meaning of repentance in the Orthodox Christian tradition juxtaposed with what has become the western Christian understanding.

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Church Members Volunteer for Fire Victims in Pateros, WA

Sunday, August 3, 2014: Members of Three Hierarchs sweep the dirty floor of a large warehouse that will act temporarily as a place for fire victims to shop for clothing and other needs.  (From top to bottom): Andrea & Elias Colyar; Betty Eifert & Cindy Marshall; Sukey Black & Isaac Colyar; Charlotte Eifert: Bill Lolos; […]

Weekly Bulletin: Sunday, August 31, 2014

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