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  Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc. ::: Home
Georgia Skeadas for a third term as President of the National Board of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society which is comprised of over 475 chapters in the United States, and approximately 28,000 members.
Philoptochos is committed to providing long term assistance to the Orthodox families victimized by the hurricanes in the Gulf Coast region.
A $35,000 donation was presented to the IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities) to establish a six-room medical clinic in Ambo, Ethiopia focusing on the provision of free medical care and free primary education for HIV and AIDS-infected orphans.
www.philoptochos.org   (446 words)

  Eastern Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic, Greek Orthodox   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Orthodox Church is one of the three major branches of Christianity, which stands in historical continuity with the communities created by the apostles of Jesus in the region of the eastern Mediterranean, and which spread by missionary activity throughout Eastern Europe.
Orthodox observers were present at the sessions of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), and several meetings took place between popes Paul VI and John Paul II on the one side, and patriarchs Athenagoras and Demetrios on the other.
The Orthodox Tradition is the theological tradition, generally associated with the national churches of the eastern Mediterranean and eastern Europe and principally with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, whose distinguishing characteristic consists in preservation of the integrity of the doctrines taught by the fathers of the seven ecumenical councils of the fourth through eighth centuries.
mb-soft.com /believe/txc/orthodox.htm   (6037 words)

 Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America - OrthodoxWiki
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, headquartered in New York City, is an eparchy of the Church of Constantinople.
In 2004, 35 plaintiffs unsuccessfully sued Archbishop Demetrios and the Greek Archdiocese in an attempt to force it to invalidate the 2003 charter granted by Constantinople; their lawsuit stated that the Greek hierarchy had imposed the rewritten charter without approval from delegates at the national Clergy-Laity Congress, violating the terms of the 1978 charter.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is composed of an Archdiocesan District (New York City) and eight metropolises: New Jersey, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Boston and Denver.
orthodoxwiki.org /Greek_Orthodox_Archdiocese_of_America   (895 words)

 Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Vasiloupolis
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Vasiloupolis honors the canons and the traditions of the Holy Orthodox Church.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Vasiloupolis is against the mainstream Orthodox churches that use the Gregorian Calendar.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Vasiloupolis believes Holy Tradition is part of the Holy Scripture and includes the writings, teachings and the acts of the Apostles, saints, martyrs and fathers of the Church.
www.guidedbiblestudies.com /library/greekvasiloupolis.htm   (771 words)

The Greek Church is only one, and a very small one, of the sixteen Churches that make up this vast communion.
The Orthodox, then, are the Christians in the East of Europe, in Egypt and Asia, who accept the Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon (are therefore neither Nestorians nor Monophysites), but who, as the result of the schisms of
The total number of Orthodox Christians in the world is estimated variously as 95 to 100 millions.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11329a.htm   (462 words)

 Greek Orthodox Church, Turkey
The Greek Orthodox Church of today claims that she is the Church founded by Jesus Christ himself; that the Church was guided by the Apostles, including Saint Paul, who visited many Greek cities, was strengthened by martyrs, saints, and the Church Fathers, and is maintained and propagated by her believers in the modern world.
The Greeks found in the person of Christ the eternal Logos and the "unknown God" of their forefathers, while Christ discovered in them sincere followers and dedicated apostles of the New Kingdom.
The Greek Orthodox Church of today is the people born out of the union between the icarnate Logos and Hellenism.
www.enjoyturkey.com /info/facts/Religion3.htm   (599 words)

 Our Faith
The Boundaries of the Church: An Orthodox Debate
The Greek (Eastern) Orthodox Church and The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Of America
The Origins and Authority of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church
www.goarch.org /en/ourfaith   (0 words)

 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Annunciation Orthodox School was organized in 1970 as a pre-school for young children of the congregation.
The annual Annunciation Greek Festival, held on the Cathedral campus each year during the first weekend in October, is said to be one of the largest festivals of its kind in the United States.
Orthodox Christianity is, unchanged, the ancient Church of the New Testament.
www.agoc.org /AnnunciationCathedral.htm   (920 words)

 Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Christian church, with a presence in the Middle East going back to the earliest period in Christian history.
The Greek Orthodox (see article on the term 'Orthodox') of the Middle East have the Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa as their head.
One of the most significant religious buildings for Christianity (and Judaism, and to some extent, Islam) is maintained by the Greek Orthodox: the monastery below Mount Sinai, believed to be the place where Moses received the covenant.
i-cias.com /e.o/greek_orth.htm   (102 words)

 Eastern Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Orthodox Church is organized into numerous autocephalous "jurisdictions" or "particular churches", the largest single one of which in terms of membership is the Russian Orthodox Church.
Orthodox soteriology is therefore aimed at the bringing of man by grace to become what Christ is by nature, that is, being holy.
Orthodox believe an Apostolic Succession was established; this played a key role in the Church's view of itself as the preserver of the Christian community.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern_Orthodox_Church   (9578 words)

 The Annunciation - Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio
The Annunciation - Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio
On March 7, 1910, the Greek Community of Columbus, the first in Ohio, was granted a charter by the State of Ohio and was known as "Greek Orthodox Church, EVANGELISMOS TIS THEOTOKOU".
The number of Greek families were growing considerably in the 60's and 70's and they knew that they needed to have a new vision for the immediate future if they were to grow as a Greek community.
www.greekcathedral.com /index.cfm?page=Choir   (424 words)

 St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church
Greek influence is abundant in the understanding of botany, astronomy, geometry and medicine.
The Bouzouki is the descendent of ancient Greek and eastern instruments.
While the Orthodox Church considers herself to be the Mother Church of Christendom, she cooperates with other churches in programs of educational, philanthropic and social endeavors insofar as this consistent with her theology.
www.greekagora.org /greek_history.html   (3715 words)

 *** Greek Orthodox Church ***
The Greek Orthodox Church in Alexandria (Egypt) is a remnant of the Egyptian Church which remained loyal to the Orthodox communion after the Monophysite and Monothelitism controversies.
In Cyprus, as in Greece, to be Greek is to be Christian.
To be a Greek Christian is to be Eastern Orthodox.
orvillejenkins.com /religions/orthodoxobj.html   (1534 words)

 Greek Orthodox Church
After this setback, the Imperial Russian Embassy offered its hospitality to the Greek community for its religious and communal activities in London until 1837, when they created their own Greek Orthodox Chapel in Finsbury Circus, in the City of London.
Up to this time, however, these four Greek Orthodox communities had no direct connection with any of the Greek Patriarchates or Autocephalous Churches, although theoretically and canonically they owned their allegiance or came under the jurisdiction of the Oecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
In other words, the local communities are, more or less, self governing with the Archdiocese serving as the guiding or rather advisory principal, while the community and church leaders use all their energy and initiative to make sure that the local community is successful in every aspect of religious and social activity.
www.enostos.net /church   (1033 words)

 Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Macedonia and Thrace) are direct subjects of the Patriarch but are administrated, on his behalf, by the Greek Orthodox Church.
Most obvious of these is the Greek Orthodox Church, centered in theory in Istanbul to this day, and so it is not surprising that the Church would use the flag.
A number of Greek Orthodox institutions in Middle East fly a white flag in what looked like 3:4 proportions with a wide red cross and on the center a monogram of the Greek letters Τ and Φ in yellow.
www.fotw.us /flags/gr-ortho.html   (1565 words)

 Greek Orthodox Church Should Say No to NCC Collaboration on Stem Cell Research by Rev. Johannes L. Jacobse
The advisory committee is eager to have the Greek Orthodox Church endorse the document.
The Antiochian Orthodox jurisdiction recently resigned its membership mainly because of the NCC's slavish devotion to the moral and political stands of the cultural left.
Johannes L. Jacobse is pastor of St. Katherine's Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, Fla., and the editor of OrthodoxyToday.org.
www.orthodoxytoday.org /articles6/JacobseGOANCC.php   (1678 words)

 Greek Orthodox Studies
Historically, the main opportunities for the study of Orthodox Christianity have been and continue to be the seminaries of the various Orthodox jurisdictions in America.
The two premier Orthodox theological schools or seminars in America are Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts, and St. Valdimir's Seminary, located in Crestwood, New York.
Holy Cross is the seminary of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, which is under the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
www.studyoverseas.com /america/usaed/greek.htm   (694 words)

 Greek Orthodox Church
The first organised Greek Orthodox Community, however, was established in London in the 1670s, when a group of some 100 refugees, probably from Mani, led by a priest named Daniel Voulgaris, sought permission from the Church and State Authorities of England to create a Greek Orthodox religious centre in the heart of London.
In the meantime, however, with the number of Greeks increasing rapidly throughout Western Europe after the end of the Second World War, Greek Orthodox Communities were established all over Great Britain, and in continental Europe it was found expedient to create new dioceses in France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland and Italy.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain is organised on the model of the Oecumenical Patriarchate itself, where the various dioceses under its spiritual control enjoy a high level of autonomy.
www.nostos.com /church   (1099 words)

These Jewish settlements were mainly in the towns, and as a rule spoke the Greek tongue; and thus it came to pass that the earliest Christian communities were in the towns and used the Greek tongue in their liturgical services.
Byzantine Isauria, and from the pope of Rome the fifteen Greek bishoprics in Southern Italy.
Greek Church at the period we are treating of, viz., from the fourth to the tenth century, was composed of a
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06752a.htm   (10748 words)

 The Greek Orthodox Church, Nafpaktos.com, The Internet Tourist Guide for Nafpaktos and Greece
"The Greek Orthodox Church is under the protection of the state, which pays the clergy's salaries, and Orthodox Christianity is the "prevailing" religion of Greece according to the constitution.
The Greek Orthodox Church is self-governing but under the spiritual guidance of the Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul.
The Orthodox church is a fellowship of administratively independent, or autocephalous (self-governing) local churches, united in faith, sacraments, and canonical discipline, each enjoying the right to elect its own head and its bishops.
www.nafpaktos.com /greek_orthodox_church.htm   (1281 words)

 Orthodox Christian Links
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada) - The purpose of the web site is to promote the dogma and teachings of the Greek Orthodox faith, to provide information about our Church in Canada, and to provide a discussion forum for youth, students, and adults.
Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa - The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa ministers to the spiritual needs of Orthodox Christians in the continent of Africa.
Orthodox Brotherhood of St. Archangel - Orthodox Brotherhood of St. Archangel Michael is a fellowship of devout laymen based in Minsk, the City of the Republic of Belarus E-mail to:
www.geocities.com /Athens/7734/orthlink.htm   (4116 words)

 Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension Worship, Programs and Ministries   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Greek Orthodox Church is a liturgical church with its main emphasis placed on being a worshipping community.
Traditionally, Orthodox Churches are symbolic, that is, their physical or earthly features are intended to point to, or direct us to a Heavenly significance.
The forms of plywood and paper tubing that shaped the poured concrete walls and columns have been allowed to leave their marks for the hundreds of years that the church is expected to stand, as a witness to the fact that the church entered the very life of the twentieth century.
www.ascensioncathedral.org /Pages/svcprg.html   (4167 words)

 Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Christian church, with a presence in the Middle East going back to the earliest period in Christian history.
The Greek Orthodox (see article on the term 'Orthodox') of the Middle East have the Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa as their head.
One of the most significant religious buildings for Christianity (and Judaism, and to some extent, Islam) is maintained by the Greek Orthodox: the monastery below Mount Sinai, believed to be the place where Moses received the covenant.
lexicorient.com /e.o/greek_orth.htm   (131 words)

 Greek Orthodox Easter
Greek food remains true to its roots, like ancient philosopher Epicurus' dictum to "live well and enjoy the simple things in life."
Greek Easter, the country's most important religious festival, arrives accompanied by the smells of spring, the rebirth of nature and the flower-carpeted ground.
In the early morning the spits will be turning in the courtyards and under the shady trees as the lamb "kokoretsi" is slowly cooked, and the aroma of the roasting lamb wafts from one end of Greece to the other.
www.globalgourmet.com /destinations/greece/greekeaster.html   (499 words)

 What is the Greek Orthodox Church?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church is testimony to that word.
The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation is the "same congregation or ecclesia which was born at the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in Jerusalem on Pentecost.
Although, the Church is called "Greek" Orthodox, the parishioners are not all of Greek descent.
www.goannunciation.org /main/what_is.htm   (683 words)

 WeddingGuideUK.com - Greek Orthodox Ceremonies
The Greek Orthodox Church believes it has preserved the historic Christian faith as originally taught by the Apostles, hence a certain air of antiquity surrounds the language and structure of all religious ceremonies.
The legal requirements to be fulfilled for a Greek Orthodox wedding ceremony are those that apply to civil marriages.
The Sacrament of marriage must be celebrated by an Orthodox priest according to the liturgical tradition of the Orthodox Church and in a canonical Orthodox Church.
www.weddingguide.co.uk /articles/ceremonies/greekorthodox.asp   (668 words)

 Orthodoxy, Greece, Greek orthodox
A few specific characteristics of the Greek Orthodox religion is that the Virgin Mary, or Panagia (All Saint) as the Greeks call her, is given great importance, the clergy is only male, priests can have wives as long as they get married before they are ordained, there are monasteries and icons are given great significance.
At a baptism the whole child, who usually is around a year old, is put under water and Greek parents do not call their child by its name until it has been christened.
Each day of the year is also a saints day, and therefore all orthodox prefer to celebrate their namedays since they always have saints names.
www.in2greece.com /english/factstrivia/facts/orthodoxy.htm   (485 words)

 Greek Orthodox Wedding
All documents require to be translated ONLY by Greek authorities, such as a Greek Consulate or Embassy (in your city or country) or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens.
From the Greek Orthodox Church, a certificate to give consent and the freedom to marry (Otherwise known as the Letter of Celibacy).
Translation in Greek is only required for the page(s) that carry the court decision and not for the whole divorce settlement.
www.greekhotel.com /cyclades/santorin/weddings/aressana/Greek-Orthodox-Wedding.htm   (586 words)

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