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Anger & the Prayer of Jesus

Sunday, March 16, 2014

In the latter 1800’s, Alfred Lord Tennyson invited a Russian nobleman to his estate. And early one morning this nobleman took off with dogs & guns & servants to go hunting. At mid-day he returned & Lord Tennyson asked him how he did. He answered, "Not very well. I shot two peasants." Lord Tennyson thought for a moment & then said, “No, we pronounce it with a ‘ph’ here. It is ‘pheasants.’ You shot two pheasants. "No," the nobleman replied, "I shot two peasants. They were insolent towards me, so I shot them." Oh, anger how quickly you rise. Read more...

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On-Line Scripture Study Seeking Input For Future Programming

Thursday, January 29, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- For the past three years, a weekly on-line scripture study has been broadcast live from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio. Taught by the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Kenneth Bachofsky, Professor of Scripture at Christ the Saviour Seminary, the participants have studied the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. John. These weekly lectures, which are delivered in a clear and concise manner, drawing on the patristic voice of the Fathers of the Church Read more...

Diocesan Faithful March For Life

Monday, January 26, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Clergy and faithful of the Diocese recently took part in two Pro-Life Marches marking the 42nd Anniversary of the Supreme Court Ruling Roe V. Wade which legalized abortion in all 50 states in the USA. On Sunday, January 18, 2015, Fr. Jonathan Bannon, of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church of Rockford, IL along with faithful from the Chicago Deanery, joined the Orthodox Christian's For Life - Chicago at a Pro-life Rally at Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago. Read more...

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A Reflection On OCF College Conference East 2015 - By Alex Breno

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Over the weekend of December 27th-30th, I was given the privilege to attend College Conference East at Antiochian Village with 300 other college age Orthodox Christians.

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