What is the Purpose of the Church?

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Feature Article
What is the Purpose of the Church?

By Father Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D. What is the value of the Church to us? Why do we go to church? Why do we profess to be Orthodox Christians? Is this just a social connection, or is there more to it for us? The Apostles, who established the first Church communities, following the “Great Commission of Christ” […]

Our True Home

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Homilies
Our True Home

In this life, we’re all living in a wilderness. We were born into it. It’s the wilderness of a fallen world, permeated with sin. The good news is that we have a home in this wilderness: the parish. To hear more about this home, follow this link to a homily on John 3.13-17.

New Iconography at St. Philothea

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in Blog
New Iconography at St. Philothea

“Byzantine iconography has a religious function.  It seeks to express spiritual things in order thereby to help man penetrate the mysteries of the Christian religion; it seeks to help man rise to a higher level of being, to life his soul to the blessedness of God.¹” One of our goals at Trisagion Films is to […]