As Christians and especially Orthodox, we have a rich tradition of the Holy Qurbana. How many of us realize the importance of participating in the Holy Mystery? Are we forced into Church every Sunday by our parents or by our community? It is a problem that many youngsters face today.
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi We are in the commencement of a fresh and a new period of time. Let us make use of the ending of the Old Year and the beginning of the New Year, to remind ourselves
Christmas is fast approaching and people, churches, companies are all talking about parties and celebrations. Every city seems to have decked itself up for the Christmas season. The sad truth is that Christmas has become a Chistless festival.
For the past few weeks Indian Orthodox Churches across the globe celebrated the feast and 103rd memorial of the first declared saint of Malankara – St Gregorios of Parumala. We as youngsters have a lot to learn from the life of the saint and we should never forget that we
The genuinely humble do not seek their own honor, but rather seek to honor God. But in the end, God honors them. A true servant does not seek his own reward, but rather serves because he has accepted the Lordship of Christ.
You cannot serve God And wealth (Mammon). Commanding us, not to be anxious for our food, drink, clothing or future, Christ asks us to trust God. The Gospel tells us that our lives are more than material things and that God cares for us.
The goals and purposes of the meeting were to review threats to peace that are posed by the growing political influence of extremist or “fundamentalist” religious viewpoints and groups, and to discuss or plan responses to these trends.
Each year on the fourteenth of September, the faithful come together in her churches for a unique celebration bound up in mystery and paradox. In this season the Cross, that most horrible of tools, is hallowed in the centre of the church.
Are we surprised by what Jesus says? Then we think to ourself that the widow is a very giving person. Her two coins were a great sacrifice for her. We must realize that Jesus is trying to teach us something.
One of the great struggles we have today in the Indian Orthodox Church is preserving our children in the Orthodox Faith and keeping them motivated to participate in the Church. Too often they seem not to be interested. Can we somehow motivate our youths to be excited about being Orthodox