Is the Resurrection Relevant Today?

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Blog, Feature Article
Is the Resurrection Relevant Today?

By Father Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D. We have walked through Holy Week, experienced Christ’s passion, suffering and crucifixion, and then rejoiced in His Resurrection. We will continue to greet each other with “Christ is Risen!” for 40 days reminding ourselves of this amazing event. But the question is, how is this event relevant to us or the […]

Pain, Suffering, and Destruction!

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Blog, Feature Article
Pain, Suffering, and Destruction!

By Father Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D. Reprinted from monthly parish bulletin, Oct. 2009 Every day we hear on the news about terrible things happening in the world. It all sounds so distant, so far removed from us that we continue with our own lives, tackling our own problems and forgetting soon what that terrible event was about. Then, […]

The Presence of the Logos in the New Testament (10) – Judges & Samson

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog
The Presence of the Logos in the New Testament (10) – Judges & Samson

Part Ten from the audio Series The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament. In this episode, Father discusses the book of Judges and the life of Samson. Presented by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D, this lecture/discussion class covers the major events of the Old Testament and finds their connection with the New Testament. The class was […]

The Presence of the Logos in the New Testament (9) – Moses on Mt. Sinai

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog
The Presence of the Logos in the New Testament (9) – Moses on Mt. Sinai

Part Nine from the audio series The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament. In this episode, Father discusses Moses on Mount Sinai and the Ten Commandments. Presented by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D, this lecture/discussion class covers the major events of the Old Testament and finds their connection with the New Testament. The class was […]

The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (8) – The Passover

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog
The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (8) – The Passover

Part Eight from the audio Series The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament. In this episode, Father continues discussing the book of Exodus, Moses, and the Passover.  Presented by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D, this lecture/discussion class covers the major events of the Old Testament and finds their connection with the New Testament. The […]

The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (7) – Exodus & Moses

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog
The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (7) – Exodus & Moses

Part Seven from the new audio Series The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament. In this episode, Father begins with the book of Exodus and discusses the prophet and God-seer Moses.  Presented by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D, this lecture/discussion class covers the major events of the Old Testament and finds their connection with […]

The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (6) – Jacob & Joseph

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Blog
The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (6) – Jacob & Joseph

Part Six from our new audio Series The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament. In this episode, Father discusses Jacob’s Ladder (Genesis 28) and about the honorable Joseph, from Ch. 37 of Genesis onward.  Presented by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D, this lecture/discussion class covers the major events of the Old Testament and finds their […]

The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (5) – Abraham & Isaac

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Blog
The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament (5) – Abraham & Isaac

Part Five from the audio series The Presence of the Logos in the Old Testament. In this episode, Father continues the discussion about Abraham, starting with Genesis Chapter 19 and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and following with Abraham’s trust and obedience in God with regard to Abraham’s son Isaac. Presented by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D, this […]

The Martyr Longinus the Centurion

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Blog
The Martyr Longinus the Centurion

Longinus was a Cappadocian Jew by descent. He was in the service of Pontius Pilate at the time of Christ our Saviour’s Passion. He saw firsthand the signs and unprecedented wonders at that Saving Crucifixion: the earthquake, the blotting out of the sun, and darkness over all, the rending of rocks, the opening of sepulchers, and many bodies of the saints who were asleep rising and entering in the holy city …

Dionysius the Areopagite

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Blog
Dionysius the Areopagite

Today we commemorate Saint Dionysius the Areopagite. We first read of Dionysius in Acts 17, just after Saint Paul delivered his amazing speech to the Athenians at the Areopagus (Acts 17: 22-31). Paul had preached the Resurrection of Christ but many Greeks still held the “Platonic view that the body was a prison for the soul and […]

The Earliest Known Prayer to the Theotokos

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Blog
The Earliest Known Prayer to the Theotokos

The earliest known prayer to the Theotokos (Greek, Θεοτοκος, meaning “Bearer of God”) is a prayer found on a fragment of papyrus dating back to approximately AD 250. In 1917, the John Rylands Library (1) in Manchester, England, acquired a large panel of Egyptian papyrus. The prayer is located on the fragment recorded as reference number […]

Samuel the Prophet and Seer

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Blog
Samuel the Prophet and Seer

Today we commemorate Samuel the Prophet and Seer, the one who was a gift from God in response to Hannah’s prayers, tears, and pain of heart.  In her gratitude, Hannah offered her son back to the Lord.  At the age of twelve, Samuel heard the voice of the Lord calling him to service and, at […]