St Gregory Archbishop of Constantinople – 389 ad

++Joshua Paul

St Gregory the Theologian the Archbishop of Constantinople Commemorated on January 25 Troparion & Kontakion Saint Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople, a great Father and teacher of the Church, was born into a Christian family of eminent lineage in the year 329, at Arianzos (not far from the city […]

Patriarch Bartholomew: No to Homosexual Marriage

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Patriarch Bartholomew: No to Homosexual Marriage September 9, 2013 10:27 PM   His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew expressed in unequivocal terms that the Orthodox Church cannot sanction same-sex marriage. This is bound to make some of the Orthodox Progressives squirm because there is no room for doubt, […]

Ancient Faith – A Walk Into the First-Century Church

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A Walk Into the First-Century Church The world of the first-century was littered with racism and oppression. In the mind of a first-century Jew, Gentiles (Africans, Romans, Greeks, Syrians, Asians, etc.) were created to fuel the fires of hell. When a Jew called a Gentile “uncircumcised,” he spit it. It […]

† Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-receiver and the Prophetess Anna

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  “There is an ancient tradition that the holy, righteous elder Symeon, who came from Egypt, was one of the Seventy learned Jews chosen in the days of the Pharoah Ptolemy Philadelphus (285-246 BC) for the task of rendering the Hebrew Bible into Greek, and that to Symeon was assigned […]

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