Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Science & Theology of Conception: 2011 OCAMPR Convention

August 15, 2011 by  
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Because we have so many health professionals in our parish, I highly recommend this convention and membership in The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion (OCAMPR). This November 4th-5th, 2011 the 2011 Annual Conference of The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion will be held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. This year and next, OCAMPR focuses on the medical, psychological, and pastoral challenges surrounding conception. OCAMPR contributes to the spiritual sustenance and growth  [Read more...]

Infertile Muslim Woman Gives Birth After Praying To St. Nicholas

January 21, 2011 by  
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A Muslim woman in the Russian Republic of Bashkiria, who was unsuccessfully treated for infertility for 14 years, gave birth to a son after praying before the icon of St. Nicholas in an Orthodox church. “I’m a Muslim, but for some reason I believed that it (the icon) would help me,” the happy mother is quoted as saying by Ufa edition of the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily. Her friends advised her to go to the church: her marriage had almost failed and the diagnosis  [Read more...]