Category Archives: Abortion

Jesus Calls Our Children

Jesus said, “Let the little children come unto me.” (Matthew 19:14 / Mark 10:14 / Luke 18:16) St. Nikolai Velimirovic offers a reflection on the words of Christ: “It is not without a deep prophetic significance that Christ asked children … Continue reading

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How Pro-Life Are You?

This article was published in the following newspapers: Norris City Banner – Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Ridgway News – Thursday, August 28, 2008 Gallatin County Democrat – Thursday, August 28, 2008 Anna Melissa Tribune – Friday, August 29, 2008 ~ How Pro-Life Are You? There are many … Continue reading

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Demographic Winter – the decline of the human family

One of the most ominous dramas of modern times is quietly unfolding. Below replacement fertility rates in many countries and the decline of the natural family are leading us to a demographic “tipping point” . . . . How do … Continue reading

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Celebrating Every Conception

MP3 Audio:  WS330319_Dn-Joseph_Conception-of-the-BVM-2013.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday Morning, December 8, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Today we celebrate the Second Sunday in Advent, and the Conception of the Blessed Virgin … Continue reading

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Five Violations of Birth Control and Abortion

An excerpt from Fr. Josiah Trenham’s new book on St. John Chrysostom: St. John [Chrysostom] enjoyed the privilege of a thoroughgoing Greek education, which included a far greater emphasis on medical knowledge than does general education today. He was well aware … Continue reading

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Birth Control and the Supreme Court

Sometimes the Church and the World both recognize the same underlying truths, even if they radically disagree over how to respond to that truth. The Orthodox Church and the Supreme Court both agree that there is a direct link between … Continue reading

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The Virginity of Mary

MP3 Audio:  WS330324_Dn-Joseph_Virginity-of-Mary.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, December 29, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Matthew 1:18-25 For 2000 years, the Church has taught the perpetual virginity of … Continue reading

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