Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas 2013

MP3 Audio:  WS330323_Dn-Joseph_Keep-the-Mass-in-Christmas.mp3 This homily was preached on Tuesday evening, December 24, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  Luke 2:1-14 The text of this homily was previously adapted as an article. It … Continue reading

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Advent – Preparing for Christ to Come

This lesson was taught on Saturday evening, November 23, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ What does “Advent” mean? The word “Advent” itself came from Latin. It comes from advenire, and what does … Continue reading

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Keep the Mass in Christmas

MP3 Audio: Keep the Mass in Christmas – 12/24/2013 We are celebrating the Nativity–the birth of Jesus Christ–the incarnate Son of the living God. In the name of the Father and the Son of the Holy Spirit, our God is one. … Continue reading

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

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Armenian Christmas

Why Do Armenians Celebrate Christmas on January 19th? by Hratch Tchilingirian “Armenian Christmas,” as it is popularly called, is a culmination of celebrations of events related to Christ’s Incarnation. Theophany or Epiphany (or Astvadz-a-haytnootyoon in Armenian) means “revelation of God,” … Continue reading

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Orthodox Christmas Trees

~ This is day twenty-three of the 40 Days of Blogging. For more articles on Christmas Trees, check out these bloggers.

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