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Faith, Sacraments & Theology

Why was Christ born of a Virgin? By Fr. Gabriel Wissa

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In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit; One God, Amen Why was Christ born of the Virgin St. Mary? Why did she have to be a virgin? Is marriage dishonorable and that is why she

How is the Son of God both God and man?

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In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit; One God, Amen. How can Christ raise the dead, yet die Himself? How can He heal the sick and cast out demons, yet weeps and sleeps? Who

Why is Pentecost a major feast in the Orthodox Church?

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In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit; One God, Amen.   Why is Pentecost a major feast celebrated in the Coptic Orthodox Church? We can maybe say that its an important historical moment in

Should you address a priest as ‘father’?

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Occasionally, you might find yourself conversing with someone that disagrees to address a priest with the term ‘father.’ Sometimes those who hold this opinion even refuse to call their own dad’s ‘father’. These people are usually very quick to point

What does the Church believe about icons and their use?

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Let’s talk about icons again! Have you ever noticed the faithful walking up to icons, kissing them, lighting a candle in front of them, or even the priest censing them? Are we worshiping those man-made images? What does it all mean? Lets take

Orthodox Icons: Are we worshiping graven images?

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In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit; One God, Amen.     My beloved, if you have ever walked into an authentic Orthodox Church, surely you have noticed the beauty within it with all it’s

How should you fast?

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One of the most common misconceptions these days is that fasting should be done in the spirit only. Meaning, there’s no need to fast in the body. For some, this is a logical idea… after all, Christians ought to be

Why women cannot become priests? Is the Church sexist?

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All Apostolic churches, namely all Orthodox and Catholic churches have been only ordaining males to the Priesthood since the birth of the Church in the first century. Is this simply due to the Patriarchal societies of the time? In other

How will the end of the world be? What is 666?

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Every Christian one day or another has wondered about how the events of the end of the world will transpire? It is truly a fascinating topic. Many opinions have been proposed and we hope to propose another one today.  But

Why is St. Mary such an important figure in Christianity?

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Why is St. Mary such an important figure in Christianity? There’s a true need to answer the following question: why is Saint Mary an important figure in Christianity? Unfortunately, many non-Orthodox Christians misunderstand the Church’s dedication to Saint Mary and