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The Exaltation of the Precious and Life-creating Cross

Come, ye faithful, and let us venerate the life-giving Wood, on which Christ, the King of Glory, stretched out His hands of His own will. 141 more words


John 19:6-11, 13-20, 25-28, 30 - Gospel Reading for the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

In the Orthodox Church, The Gospel reading for the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on September 14 is John 19:6-11, 13-20, 25-28, 30,  This reading recalls the crucifixion of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ. 383 more words


On John 3:13-17 and the Copper Serpent

Just prior to John 3:13-17, Nicodemus questioned Jesus about how a man can be born again. Jesus tells him that one must be born of water and the Spirit, born again, to enter the Kingdom of God. 350 more words


Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Why did Constantinople get the works? That’s nobody’s business but the Turks! ~ They Might Be Giants

Sprawling across 5343 square kilometers of urban landscape, Istanbul is a unique transcontinental city straddling the Bosphorus River. 1,186 more words


Hermits of our time.

Father Kimel over at Eclectic Orthodoxy originally shared this list of videos, yet when I reblogged this, it did not carry the link over. So I hope that I have corrected this.

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The Beheading of St. John the Baptist

From OCA.org:

The Beheading of the Prophet, Forerunner of the Lord, John the Baptist: The Evangelists Matthew (Mt.14:1-12) and Mark (Mark 6:14-29) provide accounts about the martyric end of John the Baptist in the year 32 after the Birth of Christ.

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