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Graduation ceremony for the students of “St. Paul Theological School” Medan, Sumatra,Indonesia

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Graduation ceremony for the students of “St. Paul Theological School” Medan, Sumatra,Indonesia

Saturday, September 19, 2015, was Graduation day for 102 students of “Saint Paul” Theological Orthodox School in Medan, Sumatra. The graduates received their academic degrees from Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore and South Asia.    

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September 1st: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

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September 1st: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

+ BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Peace and Mercy From the Creator, Sustainer and Governor of All Creation Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ “All of creation is renewed by the Holy Spirit, returning to its original state.” (Anavathmoi, First Tone) […]

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Yoga Day 2015 in Kolkata, India

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Yoga Day 2015 in Kolkata, India

The Girls of the Philanthropic Society of the Orthodox Church in Kolkata, India participate in the celebration of the International Yoga Day 2015.

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The First Apology of Saint Justin the Martyr

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The First Apology of Saint Justin the Martyr

The content of the first “Apology”  is somewhat as follows:   i-iii: exordium to the emperors: Justin is about to enlighten them and free himself of responsibility, which will now be wholly theirs. iv-xii: first part or introduction: the anti-Christian procedure is iniquitous: they persecute in the Christians a name only (iv, v); Christians are […]

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Saint Hypomoni (Patience) the Mother of the Last Roman Emperor Constantine IA Palaiologos

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Saint Hypomoni (Patience) the Mother of the Last Roman Emperor Constantine IA Palaiologos

a) The sign of the cross that was revealed to Constantine the Great, the first Byzantine emperor, who contributed to the establishment of the Christian faith, did not herald merely the triumphant justification of Christianity. At the same time, it also sealed and underlined the truth that those who assume any authority whatsoever have to […]

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The Holy Apostle Kodratos as a Model for our Lives

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The Holy Apostle Kodratos as a Model for our Lives

The various lives of the saints describe the Apostle Kodratos as a great apologist of Christianity, zealous, wise and an orator with excellent intellectual capacity. As Bishop of Athens – a city in which flourished different philosophical schools which is why it required a Bishop with superior qualifications – he rebuked the godless paganism of […]

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Is Secular “Psychotherapy” Compatible with the Principles and the Anthropology of the Orthodox Church?

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Is Secular “Psychotherapy” Compatible with the Principles and the Anthropology of the Orthodox Church?

An interview with Dr Jean Claude Larchet(*), University Professor who holds a doctorate in the Humanities, has studied Psychopathology, Philosophy and the Eastern Church Fathers and has also had clinical experience in psychiatric hospitals. This is a transcribed excerpt from “Radio-Paraga”, a program in the official radio station of the Church of Greece. It was […]

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Saint Romanos the Melodist as a Model for our Lives

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Saint Romanos the Melodist as a Model for our Lives

By Protopresbyter Fr. George Papavarnavas Saint Romanos the Melodist lived in the sixth, or according to others the eighth, century. He was ordained a Deacon in Beirut and then went to Constantinople, where he served in the Sacred Church of the Theotokos in Kyros, but participated in all-night vigils which were often done in the […]

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Byzantine Music as an “Art of Music and Art of Therapy”

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Byzantine Music as an “Art of Music and Art of Therapy”

By Stylianos Gerasimos, Theologian – Musician Byzantine Music is an art of prayer, an art of spirituality, because it is a component of the worship of the Church, and thus a spiritual event in the life of a Christian, for by this art God is glorified. To celebrate the launch of the Triodion, it would […]

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Singapore’s founding father passes away

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Singapore’s founding father passes away

Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, died on March 23 at the age of 91.

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St. Ignatius High School, Kolkata, India Christmas Celebration 2014

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St. Ignatius High School, Kolkata, India Christmas Celebration 2014

The celebration of Christmas (December 2014) at Saint Ignatius High School, Kolkata,India.

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Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy and Great Lent

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Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy and Great Lent

Our Lord Jesus Christ grafts us into His body, inviting us to become saints, “just as He is holy.” (1 Peter 1.16) Our Creator wants us to be in communion with Him in order to taste His grace, which is to participate in His sanctity.

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