Category Archives: Holy Chrismation

Chrismation of the Gross Family

On December 20, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church, the Gross Family was baptized by Fr. Michael Keiser, and they received Chrismation from Bishop JOHN. Welcome home to the Church!

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Out of Sight

MP3 Audio:  WS330289_Dn-Joseph_Out-of-Sight.mp3 This homily was preached on Sunday morning, June 9, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Dn. Joseph Gleason. ~ Gospel Reading:  John 16:23-33 “I came forth from the Father and am come into the … Continue reading

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Orthodox Chrismation – Western Rite

Earlier this year, on the Feast of Pentecost, my dear friend Russ Lazarus Leo was Chrismated, becoming a full member of the Orthodox Church. Welcome home, my friend!

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Orthodox Chrismation – Western Rite

Five new communicants at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois

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What is Theosis?

Theosis is man’s union with God, wherein we participate in the uncreated energies of the Trinity.  We do not become what God is in his essence, but we are invited to participate in his energies. This is the purpose and goal … Continue reading

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