Saints Feasts and Readings for Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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The first Christian communities began in the lands near the Mediterranean Sea, over 2,000 years ago. In these Eastern cities, the fundamentals of our Faith were proclaimed at the Seven Ecumenical Councils. The Greek Orthodox Church embodies and expresses the rich spiritual treasures of Eastern Christian beliefs. One definition of the word ‘Orthodox’ is “true praise.” To bless, praise, and glorify God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is the fundamental purpose of the Church. All of her activities, even her doctrinal formulations, are directed toward this goal.

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Archdiocese July 21, 2016

Archbishop Demetrios Delivers Benediction at Republican National Convention

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, offered the Prayer of Benediction last night, Wednesday July 20, at the Republican...

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Metropolitan's Schedules July 1, 2016

Schedule For Metropolitan Gerasimos
 Jul 2 – 28, 2016

Public schedule of events for His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco: Jul 2 - 28, 2016

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Meditations July 1, 2016

Lessons from Saint Paisios the Athonite

Saint Paisios is one of the most beloved modern saints in the Orthodox world because he was able to speak to us in contemporary language, using simple analogies that...

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