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Liturgical life

Liturgical Literacy

by Richard Barrett Recently, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s Metropolis of Chicago announced the ten areas of strategic focus they had developed during a three-day retreat. His Eminence Nathanael, Metropolitan of Chicago, said that these areas represent  “who we are and what we stand for as Orthodox Christians[.]” Number nine on the list was...

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Church Life and Pastoral Care, Education and Academia

Internet Orthodoxy: Opportunities and Pastoral Challenges

by Richard Barrett  The second International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care (DMOPC) took place at the Orthodox Academy of Crete in Kolymbari from 18-21 June of this year. The event’s principal sponsors were Pemptousia and Vatopedi Monastery, and it was attended by Orthodox... Read more.
Orthodoxy and Modernity, Public Life

American Orthodoxy

by Richard Barrett  |  ελληνικά  |  ру́сский Who gets to decide what it means to be Orthodox in America? Greeks? Russians? Converts? Foreign bishops? How do “cradle” and convert identities come together – or not? How do “diaspora” narratives that tie Orthodoxy to... Read more.