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June 2020 Edition of The Word Magazine

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The June edition of The Word magazine is available online, and contains the following articles:

Getting the Church Back to Full-Time Work
by Bishop JOHN
 
A Quarantine Opportunity: The Way of the Warrior Saint
by Fr. Chris Salamy
 
Orthodox Chaplaincy at the Front Lines: Christ is in our Midst!
by Sarah Byrne-Martelli and Fr. Adrian Budica
 
Healing, Health, and Holiness
by Bishop Anthony
 

May 2020 Edition of The Word Magazine

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The May 2020 edition of The Word magazine is now available online, and contains the following articles:

Tithing: An Enlivening Spiritual Discipline
by Andy Geleris 

Good Grief
by Bishop JOHN 

Worship as Witness
by E.T. John Kerstetter 

Go Forth!
by Gregory Abdalah 

Fighting the Right War: Protecting the Lives of our Unborn Children
by Christopher Humphrey, Ph.D. 

Saints Among Us
by Khouria Erin Kimmet 

 

Read the Online April 2020 Edition of The Word Magazine

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The April 2020 online edition of The Word magazine is now available, featuring the following:

Creed and Coexistence
by Fr. John Oliver

With the Mercy of God Almighty
by JOHN X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East

About Baptism and Infant Baptism
by Christopher Holwey, M.Div.

Pride or Humility: What about Us?
by Fr. Andrew Harmon

New Groundbreaking Orthodox Catechism for Children
by Joshua Harmening​

News from the parishes, information about the 2021 national convention, ​Bishop JOHN'S editorial, and more!​

March 2020 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The March 2020 edition of The Word is now available online and features the following articles:

by Bishop JOHN
 
For the Healing of Soul and Body, Let Us Pray to the Lord
by Bishop THOMAS (Joseph) and Dn. David Hyatt,
with the assistance of Dr. James Rossetti and Rita Madden
 
Glorifying God Through the Arts
​by Niko Chocheli
 
Following the Lord of The Lord's Prayer
Dr. Gregory Abdalah
 
That People, That Tithe
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt
 
Make Disciples of All Nations!
by Fr. Michael Massouh
 

February 2020 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The February 2020 edition of The Word magazine is now available online, and contains the following features:

Confessing Your Financial Sins
by Fr. Michael Tassos

What Every Adult Must Know About Teenage Mental Health
By Michelle Moujaes

Discerning Truth and Offering Ourselves
By Dr. Gregory Abdalah

St. Cyril of Alexandria: Defender of the Theotokos
by Fr. Daniel Daly

 
 

January 2020 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The January 2020 edition of The Word magazine is now available online, and contains the following features:

 
A Problem of Biblical Proportions
by Archpriest Steven C. Salaris  
 
Bringing our Wounds to Christ 
by Nicholas A. Papas

More Than What We See
by Fr. John Oliver 
 
Praying for the Departed
by Fr. Andrew Harmon

St. Athanasius Academy of Orthodox Theology Changed My Life
by Scott Speier, M.Div. 
 
Come Visit With St. Nektarios
by Lindsey Weber and William Weber 
 
A Prayer Rope for the Entire World
by Archpriest Andrew Stephen Damick
 

December 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The December 2019 online edition of The Word magazine is now available, and contains the following articles:

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

Salvation is Not Comfortable
by Fr. Joseph Huneycutt
Vice-Chairman of the Department of Missions and Evangelism

Statement Issued by the Holy Synod of Antioch

The Fall Meeting of the Board of Trustees

How to Cope with Grief While Care-Giving
an interview with Bishop JOHN

An Oratorical Festival speech, Living the Liturgy Part 4, a report on the Holy Synod on Family, news from our departments and organizations, ...and more!

November 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The November 2019 online edition of The Word magazine is now available, and features the following articles:

Can Parents Regain Their Traditional Role in the Family?
by Bishop John
 
​Saint Joseph, Patron Saint for Chastity
by Fr. John Fenton
 
The Ministry of the Clergy
by Fr. Joseph Allen
 
The Gospel of Jesus Christ Does Not Go Without Saying
by Fr. Andrew Damick
 
The Divine Icon
by Linda Fowler
 
Dry and Secular
by Fr. Peter Kavanaugh
 

October 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The October 2019 online edition of The Word magazine is now available, and features the following articles:

Change is Imminent
by Bishop John
 
Minutes of the General Assembly at the Archdiocese Convention
 
Courage in Christ
by Archpriest Noah Bushelli
 
God's First Mandate to Humanity: Care for the Planet and All Creation
by Reader Daniel Manzuk
 
Living the Liturgy, Part II
by Gregory Abdalah
 

September 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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The September 2019 Edition of The Word is now available, and contains the following:

Metropolitan JOSEPH'S Address to the General Assembly, "The State of the Archdiocese 2019"
 
"Reflections on a Holy Pilgrimage to Russia"
by Michael Pagani
 
"Salim Abboud, Archdiocesan CFO, Talks About Finances"
An Interview with The Word magazine
 
"Living the Liturgy--a Practical Reflection"
by Gregory Abdalah
 

May 2019 Edition of The Word Now Available

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

​Marking the Fifth Anniversary of the Repose of Metropolitan PHILIP of Thrice-blessed Memory
by Bishop JOHN

Priest as Minister of the Sacrament
by Bishop JOHN

The Second Passover: Pascha
by Fr. Michael Massouh

Introducing St. Nicholas Church in Grand Rapids
by Reverend Archdeacon David Khorey

Building a Thriving Ministry Team
by Michelle Moujaes

Why Johnny Can't Remember
by Fr. George Aquaro

 

Articles from the Department of Missions and Evangelism, communities around the Archdiocese, the 2019 Archdiocese Convention, and more!

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!