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Year of the Family (2005)

Jan 7, 2005 New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, has announced on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod that 2005 will be observed as the "Year of the Family." This national campaign, which will include... Click here to read more

Archpastoral Reflection: Family Prayer (January 2005)

Like the early Christians, we too are called to cultivate nurturing environments within our own homes that promote a closer, more direct relationship between our family and the Church. This is what is meant by the phrase "connect your family to the Church", which is an important sub-theme for this Year of the Family. How may we take steps to promote environments within our homes that bring our families closer to the Church? Click here to read more

Table Prayer Guide: Volume I

Your Family, a blessed gift from our Heavenly Father, is called by God to provide love and security, to nurture faith and hope. To do this, He has provided your Family with the Church, a place where true relationships with God and one another are fostered and sustained. In fact, the attributes of the church that guide the community to life and salvation are essential to the well-being of your Family... Click here to read more

Family Worship Folio: Creating and Using a Place of Worship in Your Home

Creating and using a place in the home for family worship will assist your family in worship, learning and fellowship. Most importantly, a place for worship connects your family to the Church by bringing the worship of God into the home and affirming the value of worship in the life of the family. Through worship in the home... Click here to read more