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Diocesan Supplemental Lessons/Activity Ideas
Supplementary craft / innovative activities related to OCEC curriculum prepared and submitted by Diocesan Church School Teachers.

 Activities, Lessons & Resources
A Treasure trove of  supplemental lessons, ideas, and resources for the various liturgical seasons of the year compiled by Phyllis Onest, Director of Religious Education, Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh 

    The Prayer Corner  
    Daily Scripture Readings, Lives of Saints, Liturgical Resources From ACROD Website.

    Prologue From Ochrid 
    Lives of the Saints Compiled By St. Nicholas Velimirovich. Dates are according to the Revised Julian (New) Calendar.  To  find life of saint on Old Calendar subtract 13 days from the desired Old Calendar feast day as reckoned on the civil calendar, (ie The Nativity of Our Lord  celebrated on January 7 via the civil calendar is found by searching for December 25 which is 13 days prior to January 7)   

    The Orthodox Reading Room
    A Library of Orthodox Christianity from the ACROD Website.

     Icon Gallery
     Gallery of Icons from Churches and Institutions of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA

    Games On-line To Explore and Learn The Orthodox Faith
    The Department of Internet Ministries is pleased to announce an exciting new web site at where kids and adults of all ages can explore, create, play, learn, discover, and grow in the Orthodox Faith. The site features online games and puzzles in a colorful, engaging environment, all with an Orthodox theme. The games are suitable for kids from ages 5 on up and currently features a coloring book, jigsaw puzzles, a memory game, a word finder, crossword puzzles, and more

    Buy Books and Resources at Orthodox Goods
    The On-line shopping source of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, featuring Religious Items, Books, Media, Gloria Incense and Liturgical Publications.

    Orthodox Christian Education Commission (OCEC)   The official Educational Agency of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA).  Contains an on-line catalog of Church School Curriculum for Pre K  to High School.

    Epistle Reading: Ephesians 4:17-25

    Gospel Reading: Luke 4:22-30

    The Commemoration of the Miracle of the Theotokos Myrtidiotissis in Kythyra; Thecla the Protomartyr & Equal to the Apostles; Silouan of Athos; Stephen the Martyr; The Most Holy Theotokos of Palianis; Coprios the Righteous; Juvenaly & Peter the Aleut, New Martyrs of Alaska

    You are viewing the Old Calendar Readings. View the New Calendar

    OrthodoxGoods.com Product Spotlight

    Visit www.orthodoxgoods.com the official on-line store of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA. At Orthodox Goods you may purchase items from Christ the Saviour Seminary Bookstore, Gloria Incense and The Liturgical Publications Department of the Diocesan Chancery.

    Tour an Orthodox Christian Church

    Listen To Plain Chant