Press Releases - 2010

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Diocesan College Student Participates in Real Break Trip to Jerusalem

Thursday, March 11, 2010

BINGHAMTON, NY --- Nicole DelVillano, a freshman at SUNY Platsburgh, and a member of St. Michael's Church will be participating in the Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) Real Break Trip to the Holy Land. Read more...

Central Regional Lenten Retreat Well Attended

Monday, March 08, 2010

HOMESTEAD, PA -- The first of three regional Diocesan Lenten Retreats was held yesterday at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Homestead, PA. Sponsored by the National ACRY, the retreat drew more than 100 participants. Usually held at Camp Nazareth, this year Read more...

Theological Reflection On the Exaltation of the Cross - By Seminarian Joseph Gingrich

Sunday, March 07, 2010

As Orthodox Christians we not only adore the Cross, but we see it as the very path which leads to our salvation. At the heart of the way of the Cross we walk is the Slavonic word podvig, which translates as struggle, but, it can also mean asceticism. The Cross of Christ which is the Cross we must also take up and bear is a podvig. Read more...

Record Number to Attend Central Diocesan Lenten Retreat

Thursday, March 04, 2010

HOMESTEAD, PA -- The National ACRY is pleased to report that a record number of diocesan faithful and friends have registered to participate in this coming Saturday, March 6th's Central Region Diocesan Lenten Retreat. The retreat is sponsored by the National ACRY and is being hosted by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church of Homestead, PA. Read more...

Theological Reflection On the Passion of Christ - By Seminarian David Mastroberte

Saturday, February 27, 2010

During the Great Fast, as we look forward to Great and Holy Week, we begin to turn our attention to Our Lord’s Passion. When thinking about the Passion, our focus is frequently on its physical characteristics: the nails, the spear, the crown of thorns, the scourging, and the fatigue of carrying the Cross.Without downplaying the intensity and significance of the physical suffering of Christ, we cannot overlook the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the Passion Read more...

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