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April 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The April 2019 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

​Getting Past Anger and Negative Emotions This Lent
by Bishop JOHN

Ten Things You Can Do to Grow or Revitalize Your Parish
by Fr. Michael Lillie

St. Irenaeus Against the Gnostics
by Fr. Dan Daly

St. Ignatius's Icon of the Church
by Fr. Nicholas Pappas

Remembering the Faith of Edward Deeb
by Alison Deeb

For the Love of Orthodoxy
by Dan Abraham

 

Updates from Christian Education, an introduction to the CrossRoad Summer Institute, an Oratorical Festival winning speech, Communities in Action, and more!

March 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The March 2019 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

​Rethinking Motherhood
by Bishop JOHN

Compliance and Resistance: Discerning the Spirit
His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH

A Tranquil Heart Amid Turbulent Seas
by Bishop THOMAS

Visiting the Sick, Visiting Christ, Visiting Myself: A Theology of Pastoral Care
by Fr. Adrian Budica, Th.M.

On the Reception of Converts Into the Orthodox Church
by Fr. John Morris 

For Such a Time as This
by Fr. John Oliver

A retreat report, Communities in Action, and more!

 

 

February 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The February 2019 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

​Being the Right Kind of Christian Witness
by Bishop JOHN

Letter From His Beatitude Patriarch JOHN X of Antioch 
to His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW

Apostolic Succession
by Bishop ANTHONY

The Glory of Theophany
by Fr. Josiah Trenham

The Importance of Scripture
by Fr. Aaron Warwick

Critical Mass: An Oral History of the Five-Pounder
by Jake Malooley

An oratorical winner, a World Council of Churches report, Ordinations and Elevations, and more!

 

 

January 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The January 2019 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

​The Legacy of Father Nicola Yanney
by Matthew Namee

Fear and Hope
by Fr. Michael Massouh

St. Gregory Naziansus, the Theologian
by Fr. Daniel Daly

In His Own Words: St. Raphael Introduces The Word
by St. Raphael

The Relevance of St. Ignatius to American Christianity
by Fr. Daniel Daly

Articles from the Department of Missions and Evangelism, an Oratorical Festival winner, News from Antiochian Village, and more!

 

December 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The December 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

​Christmas Spirit​
by Bishop JOHN

The Birth of Christ and the Embracing of Death
by Daniel Manzuk

The Integrity of the Priesthood
by Bishop ANTHONY

For Such a Time as This
by Fr. John Oliver

An Inspiring Pilgrimage to Greece
​by Lindsey Schip Weber and William Weber

Pregnancy Help Saves More Lives Every Year
by Chris Humphrey

News from Metropolitan JOSEPH'S schedule, an Oratorical Festival speech, excellent family articles and updates from Christian Education, and more!

 

November 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The November 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

​Feeding the Spirit More Than the Flesh​
by Bishop JOHN

The High Calling of the Priesthood
by Bishop BASIL

Donne with the Ecumenical Campfire
by the Department of Missions and Evangelism

Metropolitan JOSEPH Presides at Western Rite Celebration
​by V. Rev. John W. Fenton

Book reviews, ordinations, and more!

 

October 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The October 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Take Charge of Your Time
by Bishop John

The Role of the Priest as Spiritual Father in the Orthodox Spiritual Life
by Bishop Thomas (Joseph) and Peter Schweitzer 

Justin Martyr, Defender of the Faith
by Fr. Dan Daly

Creating a "Dynamic Marriage"
by Fr. Aaron Warwick

Grief is a Funny Thing
by Gregory Abdalah

Fr. Nicola Yanney: The First Priest Ordained by The First Bishop
by Amy Hadley

Scouting Awards, Ordinations and Elevations, Communities in Action reports, and more!

September 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The September 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Authentic Christian Priesthood Re-examined
by Bishop John

Metropolitan JOSEPH'S Address to the Twentieth Biennial Clergy Symposium
His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH

A Vocation for Unity
by Fr. Peter Kavanaugh

What We Need
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

Suicide and the Church
Fr. Seraphim Solaf

From My Heart
Ambrose Bushelli, Oratorical Festival Winner

Updates and Resources from Christian Education, Communities in Action reports, and much more!

June 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The June 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Delivering the Faith of our Fathers Today
by Bishop JOHN

The Good in Priesthood
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

Metropolitan Joseph's Message at the Funeral of Dr. John Dalack 

Egeria, The Fourth-Century Pilgrim from the West
by Fr. Dan Daly

From the Hearth: One Moment Matters
by Keidi Lewis

With Fear of God, and Faith and Love, Draw Near
by Bishop THOMAS (Joseph), Peter Schweitzer, and Marshall Goodge

Communities in Action, An Oratorical Festival Speech, Parish Life Conference (PLC) information, Christian Education updates, and more!

May 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The May 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

To Be One in the Church, As God is One
by Bishop JOHN

The Hypostatic Principle and Its Illumination of the Meaning of Suffering
by Tina Cooper

The Healing Power of Remembrance
by Fr. Joshua Makoul

Serpents and Dragons in Christian Sacred Art
by Philip J. Senter, Ph.D.

From the Hearth: Learning by Doing
by Keidi Lewis

Can Grumpy Be Saved?
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

Communities in Action, An Oratorical Festival Speech, Parish Life Conference (PLC) informationand more!

April 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The April 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Orthodoxy in the Contemporary World
by Bishop Thomas and Peter Schweitzer

Between Heaven and Earth on Mt. Athos
by Yazen Ziad Fakhouri

Report on the Orthodox Women's Retreat
by Tonia Howell

Collecting Our Children
by Keidi Lewis

A Welcoming Heart
by John R. Gresham, Jr.

Bishop John's Editorial, Metropolitan JOSEPH'S Sunday of Orthodoxy Message, An Oratorical Festival Speech, PLC information, and more!

March 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The March 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

The Christian Church in Post-Modern Society
by Michael Whelton

The Integrated Disciplines of Lent
by The Rev. Dom Theodore, Prior

Parish Evangelism
by Fr. John D. Finley, Dept. Missions & Evangelism Chairman

St. Athanasius, A Most Influential Bishop
by Fr. Daniel Daly

The Antiochian Women North America Board 2018 Project
by Kh. Suzanne Murphy

Bishop John's Editorial, Book Reviews, Communities in Action reports, and more!

February 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The February 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

I Got It All Wrong
by Bishop John

Reflections on Spiritual Formation in Youth Ministry
by Fr. Daniel Bethancourt

The Good News in Others' Words
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

St. John Chrysostom and Marriage
by Fr. Daniel Daly

Updates and Resources from Christian Education, Communities in Action reports, and much more!

January 2018 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The January 2018 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Today, Salvation Comes to Our House
by Bishop John

Exorcism Precedes Evangelism
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

Bearers of the Tradition
by Christopher Veniamin, D.Phil. (Oxon.)

Claiming our Children
by Keidi Lewis

Why Prison Ministry?
by Fr. David Randolph

"Not as Those Who Have No Hope"
by Gregory Abdalah, M.Div.

Other insightful spiritual reflections and updates from Christian Education, our seminarians, The Order of St. Ignatius...

...and more!

December 2017 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The December 2017 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Celebrating Christmas Defines Us
by Bishop John

Pleading for the Lives of the People of the Middle East
by Sdn. Peter Samore and Sonia Chala Tower

I Would Fly Away and Be At Rest
by Sdn. Peter Samore

The Ghost of Past Christmas Presents
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

Wisdom From St. Clement of Rome
by Fr. Daniel Daly

Updates from Christian Education, our seminarians, The Order of St. Ignatius...

...and much more!

November 2017 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The November 2017 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Christ is in our Midst
by Very Rev. John Fenton

Discerning and Using the Gifts that God Has Given
by Fr. Milad Selim

Whose House Are We Talking About?
by Fr. Anthony Baba

Presentations, Minutes, and Resolutions from the Archdiocese General Assembly, July 2017

...and much more!

October 2017 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The October 2017 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Marriage Crowns of Victory, Royalty, and Martyrdom
by Nicholas Mamey

Stewardship: Getting Completely Wet
by John Kaloulis

Principles of Child Rearing
by John D. Dalack, PhD

The Martyrdom of Saint Ignatius of Antioch
by Julia Ritter

A Ministry of Mentorship
by Thomas G. Saba

Doors Open, Lights On, Floors Swept, Priest Paid
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

A Word About a Great Man of God
by Economos Antony Gabriel

Some Thoughts on Orthodox Unity in North America
by Archpriest Michael Laffoon

...and more!

September 2017 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The September 2017 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Metropolitan Joseph's Address to the General Assembly
by His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph

Bishop Thomas Addresses St. Tikhon's Seminary
by His Grace Bishop Thomas

From the Hearth: Preserving our Most Precious Gifts
by Keidi Lewis

Old Heresies in the 21st Century
by Fr. Dan Daily

Forgotten No More
by Fr. Stephen Powley

...and more!

June 2017 Issue of The Word Magazine Now Available Online

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The Hieromartyr Metrophanes and the Chinese New Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion, p. 5
Fr. Symeon Kees

Fatherhood, A Kind of Asceticism, p. 7
Deacon Thom Crowe

Hospitality, Gratitude, and Stewardship in the Parish, p. 9
Father Joshua Makoul

An Orthodox Spiritual Response to Clergy Burnout, p. 13
Bishop Thomas and Peter Schweitzer

What I Wish I Had Known 39 Years Ago, p. 17
Bishop John

Christian Education news, Communities in Action reports...and more!

May 2017 Issue of The Word Magazine Now Available Online

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Remembering Some of Our Antiochian Bishops in America, p. 5
Fr. Thomas Zain

Being Faithful in the Age After God, p. 10
Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

Fidelity in the Life of Christ, p. 14
Bishop Thomas and Peter Schweitzer

The Music of the Church: A Western Rite Perspective, p. 18
Rebecca S. Alford

An "Original Brick": Matushka Juliana Schmemann, p. 20
Shamassey Mary Honoré

Christian Education news, Communities in Action reports...and more!

April 2017 Issue of The Word Magazine Now Available Online

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The April 2017 issue contains the following articles:

Is it Realistic to Call Myself the Foremost of Sinners?, p. 3
By Bishop John

Coming to Grips with Some of our Holy Week Hymns, p. 13
Fr. Bogdan G. Bucur

The Rich Resources of the Western Rite, p. 19
Fr. Nicholas Alford

Giving: Answering Grace with Grace, p. 26
Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

...and more!

March 2017 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The March 2017 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Meeting the Needs of Our Church School Children
by His Grace Bishop John

The Domestic Church as Foundation for Youth Formation
by Bishop Thomas and Peter Sweitzer

Who Is My Neighbor (And Who Did They Vote For?)
by Gregory Abdalah, M.Div.

The Liturgy after the Liturgy
by Kamal Hourani

The Heresy of Individualism: A Lesson from the Holy Family
by Fr. Peter Kavanaugh

Our Youth Teach Us
by Gregory Abdalah, M.Div.

Metropolitan Joseph's Address to Cardinal Dolan and Other Guests

Strengthening the Ministries of Our Church
by Kh. Suzanne Murphy

...and more!

January-February 2017 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The January-February 2017 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Responding to God with Those Who Are Joining Us
by His Grace Bishop John

From Darkness to Light in the Church
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt

Who Is My Neighbor (And Who Did They Vote For?)
by Gregory Abdalah, M.Div.

Who Is Worthy of God's Love?
by Fr. George H. Shalhoub

His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph's Address at the Funeral of Protosyngellos Paul Doyle

My Discovery of Bishop Constantine at Holy Trinity Monastery
by David Beason

...and more!

December 2016 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The December 2016 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Re-Gifting Christmas Gifts?
by His Grace Bishop John

Metropolitan Joseph Offers Encouragement and Solutions for Christians Struggling in the Holy Land

It's a "Great Supper" and You Are Invited
by Archpriest Joseph Sakkab

The Place of Monasticism in the Modern Christian World
by Iakovos Menelaou

Christine (Esahak) Lynch - A Legacy of Faith and Service
by V. Rev. George Kevorkian

Remembrances of Archbishop Abo-Assaly
by Matthew Namee

...and more!

November 2016 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The November 2016 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:

Am I Any More Ready to Receive Christ Today Than Israel Was 2,000 Years Ago?
by His Grace Bishop John

And the Word Became Flesh
by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis

Metropolitan Joseph Visits Metropolitan Tikhon at the OCA Chancery

Preparing for Mass
by V. Rev. John W. Fenton

Helping Women Saves Lives
by Christopher Humphrey, Ph.D.

Orthodox Christian Witness through a Vibrant Parish Spiritual Life
by Bishop Thomas, with the assistance of Peter Schweitzer and Marshall Goodge

Getting Ready for Christmas
by Khouria Stefanie Yazge, Ph.D.

...and more!