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Bulletin for Sunday, June 24, 2012

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Bulletin for Sunday, June 17, 2012

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The Ninety-Three Mile Procession of St. Nicholas Icon

June 12, 2012 - Posted by  
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The Ninety-Three Mile Procession of St. Nicholas Icon

An annual procession of a miraculous icon of St Nicholas the Wonder-worker has just finished, with around 35,000 pilgrims participating in the ninety-three mile round trip. The icon associated with the procession was discovered by a peasant named Semyon Agalakov on the bank of the Velikaya River, in 1383. Later an invalid villager was able to walk after being brought before the icon in prayer. This healing, along with others, the icon’s mysterious appearance, and the fact that it was of St Nicholas  [Read more...]

Can Fasting Prevent Dementia?

June 11, 2012 - Posted by  
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Can Fasting Prevent Dementia?

Warning: This Article contains material that may be shocking… to non-Orthodox Christians. Could fasting for two days a week prevent age-related brain shrinkage, heart disease, diabetes, and possibly even cancer? New research suggests that fasting triggers a variety of health-promoting hormonal and metabolic changes. Fasting – quantified as consuming somewhere between 500 and 800 calories in a day – has been shown to reduce: Growth factor – a hormone linked with cancer and diabetes “Bad” LDL cholesterol Cholesterol Inflammation levels Overall, it also  [Read more...]

Bulletin for Sunday, June 10, 2012

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“God Is Always With You” An Interview with Father Roman Braga

June 5, 2012 - Posted by  
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“God Is Always With You” An Interview with Father Roman Braga

Before I went off to Alaska, I went to Fr. Roman for a blessing and to ask him if he thought it was a prudent thing to do. He gave me the blessing and advice that was worth its weight in gold. I followed it to the letter and it helped me immensely in such a far and unfamiliar land. The rest is history. Fr. Roman Braga, who grew up and served in Romania under a communist regime. Thank you to Ms. Precop  [Read more...]

On Fornication (It’s Still A Sin)

June 5, 2012 - Posted by  
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On Fornication (It’s Still A Sin)

by Fr. Lawrence Farley It is still and forever a sin, but just as important, it destroys the soul. Our present secular culture has fixed a great gap between people of my generation (i.e. those from the Jurassic period) and modern young people. And this gap is most easily observed when looking at our divergent understandings of fornication. Indeed, I remember once giving instruction to a young (chaste) catechumen, and casually mentioning that the Church opposed fornication. The eyes of the young’un glazed  [Read more...]

Bulletin for Sunday, June 3, 2012

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Uzbek Orthodox Church Introduces Tests for Would-Be Godparents

May 29, 2012 - Posted by  
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Uzbek Orthodox Church Introduces Tests for Would-Be Godparents

The Orthodox churches of Uzbekistan have introduced a new procedure for the rite of baptism which provides for attending 12 Sunday lectures and passing exams. “I have visited Tashkent’s St. Uspenskiy Cathedral Church to find out how to baptise my son and learnt that this is a whole problem,” a 28-year old resident of the Uzbek capital, Olga, has said. Who will agree to become a godfather? According to Olga, would-be godparents will now have to attend Sunday catechetical lectures which will explain  [Read more...]

Coming Soon! Gyro Booth Weekend!

May 29, 2012 - Posted by  
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Coming Soon! Gyro Booth Weekend!

ALL HANDS ON DECK! It’s that time of year again. This weekend, St. George Orthodox Church is hosting its semi-annual Gyro Booth down on the square. Members of the St. George Church will be on hand all day to meet, greet, and serve you with a smile, offering the food and Christian friendship that have become a fixture in Prescott. Advanced ordering for large orders are being taken. Contact St. George Church or a parish member for information or to place your order.  [Read more...]

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