Articles Some Thoughts On the Icon of St. George, the Martyr

Some Thoughts On the Icon of St. George, the Martyr »

When we recall St. George, the most popular saint in Christianity, the first image that comes to mind is that of a brave young soldier riding a horse over a dragon (snake) and trying to thwart (kill) the dragon with a spear. The icon of St. George (picture) commonly seen...

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Mathopadesa Sarangal On Fasts

Mathopadesa Sarangal On Fasts »

Introduction Fast was the initial decree enjoined by the Lord, 1. On Adam. Ref: Gen. 2:17. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil thou shalt not eat of it, for, in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. (K.J.V.) Comment Fasting is apparently...

February 3 2016 / 1 comment / Read More »
News

Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos elected to WCC Executive Committee »

TRONDHEIM:Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan of Northeast American Diocese, was elected into the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches during the Central Committee meeting in Trondheim, Norway. This is the first time...

Jun 27 2016 / No comment / Read More »

WCC Central Committee Meeting in Trondheim Live »

The following events at the WCC Central Committee meeting in Trondheim, Norway, will be available as a livestream here: Wednesday, 22 June: 9-11am CET: Opening Acts, Consensus Orientation, Welcome from Hosts, Report from...

Jun 22 2016 / No comment / Read More »

The Holy and Great Council commences at Crete »

CRETE: The Holy and Great Council commenced its work today at the Orthodox Academy of Crete. In his Introductory Address, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew made reference to the history of the attempts...

Jun 20 2016 / No comment / Read More »

Sunday of Pentecost celebrated by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew »

CRETE: A Patriarchal Concelebration took place today, the Sunday of Pentecost, in the Cathedral Church of St. Minas, in Heraklion, Crete. The Liturgy was presided over by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, con-celebrating...

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Official luncheon hosted by the President of Hellenic Republic for Orthodox Church Primates »

CRETE: His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew offered a toast on behalf of the Primates of the Local Orthodox Autocephalous Churches, at a luncheon hosted in their honor by the President of the Hellenic...

Jun 20 2016 / No comment / Read More »
Columns

Fr. Pathrose; Reading hymns of nature with camera »

Fr. Pathrose; Reading hymns of nature with camera

Impulsive and passionate about photography, the priest of the Syrian Church sets off with his backpack at the drop of a hat to destinations as far and rich in biodiversity as Nepal, Bharatpur, Tuticorin, Wayanad and the like to delight in the ‘camera moments’ that...

Apr 6 2016 / No comment / Read More »

Parents Left Behind? »

Parents Left Behind?

The other day, I met a couple after the Sunday worship in the church premises and asked why they are not in a hurry to go back home as usual. They replied, “Our kids are staying back in Sunday school, we feel uneasy at home...

Jan 9 2016 / 3 comments / Read More »

His Holiness Pope Francis – “Marks of a Spiritual Leader” »

His Holiness Pope Francis – “Marks of a Spiritual Leader”

Some would say getting to see the pope was a once in a lifetime opportunity. Thousands of people got the chance to see Pope Francis. As others across the world, my experience was indescribable; literally made me cry. It was a feeling that is almost...

Jan 2 2016 / 2 comments / Read More »

The Prodigal Son »

The Prodigal Son

There was, once a prodigal son Who vexed his father for his measure of wealth And fled his home for friends and fun To reckless ways of sinful mirth But soon he met his weary days Of hunger, thirst and fleeing friends It flashed to...

Jul 1 2015 / 3 comments / Read More »
Editorial

Criteria for deciding a common date for Pascha (Easter) »

Criteria for deciding a common date for Pascha (Easter)Christos Aneste! Alithos Aneste!! Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!! We Wish You a Very Blessed and Joyful Pascha! As we enter this Paschal...

May 12 2016 / 1 comment / Read More »
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Church News Entries open for logo design contest of Ahmedabad OCYM International conference

Entries open for logo design contest of Ahmedabad OCYM International conference

Organizers of the International Conference of Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM) have called up on professional designers to design a logo for its upcoming mega international youth conference. Some of the...

Jun 1, 2016 / More »
Diocese News Association of Chhattisgarh Christian Educational Societies (ACCES) formed

Association of Chhattisgarh Christian Educational Societies (ACCES) formed

A common platform for all Christian Educational Institutions in the state by the Churches which manages Educational Institutions have formed the Association of Chhattisgarh Christian Educational Societies (ACCES). This association will...

Apr 30, 2016 / More »
Parish News 90th Anniversary Celebrations of St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ernakulam inaugurated

90th Anniversary Celebrations of St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ernakulam inaugurated

St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ernakulam, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. The ‘Navathy Celebration’ was inaugurated by Catholicos of the East Moran Mar Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose-II at the Cathedral on Sunday...

Apr 5, 2016 / More »
World News Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos elected to WCC Executive Committee

Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos elected to WCC Executive Committee

TRONDHEIM:Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan of Northeast American Diocese, was elected into the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches during the Central Committee meeting in Trondheim, Norway. This is the first time...

Jun 27, 2016 / More »
Northeast America Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Rev.Fr Varghese George, a priest of Trivandrum diocese, is undergoing treatment for cancer at Vellore Medical College. The doctors recommended a life-saving high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell rescue transplantation ASAP. Its cost about...

Apr 12, 2016 / More »
Southwest America Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Rev.Fr Varghese George, a priest of Trivandrum diocese, is undergoing treatment for cancer at Vellore Medical College. The doctors recommended a life-saving high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell rescue transplantation ASAP. Its cost about...

Apr 12, 2016 / More »
Gulf Catholicos leads feet washing service at St Thomas Church in Oman

Catholicos leads feet washing service at St Thomas Church in Oman

His Holiness Baselious Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Malankara Orthodox Metropolitan, led the feet washing service at St Thomas Church, Ruwi, on April 2, Thursday, evening.HH washed the feet of...

Apr 2, 2015 / More »
Uk And Europe Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Rev.Fr Varghese George, a priest of Trivandrum diocese, is undergoing treatment for cancer at Vellore Medical College. The doctors recommended a life-saving high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell rescue transplantation ASAP. Its cost about...

Apr 12, 2016 / More »
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