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Anger & the Prayer of Jesus

Sunday, March 16, 2014

In the latter 1800’s, Alfred Lord Tennyson invited a Russian nobleman to his estate. And early one morning this nobleman took off with dogs & guns & servants to go hunting. At mid-day he returned & Lord Tennyson asked him how he did. He answered, "Not very well. I shot two peasants." Lord Tennyson thought for a moment & then said, “No, we pronounce it with a ‘ph’ here. It is ‘pheasants.’ You shot two pheasants. "No," the nobleman replied, "I shot two peasants. They were insolent towards me, so I shot them." Oh, anger how quickly you rise. Read more...

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Diocesan Faithful March For Life

Monday, January 26, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Clergy and faithful of the Diocese recently took part in two Pro-Life Marches marking the 42nd Anniversary of the Supreme Court Ruling Roe V. Wade which legalized abortion in all 50 states in the USA. On Sunday, January 18, 2015, Fr. Jonathan Bannon, of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church of Rockford, IL along with faithful from the Chicago Deanery, joined the Orthodox Christian's For Life - Chicago at a Pro-life Rally at Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago. Read more...

Diocesan Youth Receive Spiritual Profit From OCF College Conference

Saturday, January 17, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA --- [Diocesan Chancery] This year, 12 of our Diocesan College Students were sponsored by an anonymous donation to attend the Orthodox Christian Fellowship College Conference East held at Antiochian Village in Bolivar, PA from December 27-30, 2014. As a Diocese we are grateful for this donation together with His Grace Bishop Gregory. His Grace attended the event as he did last year Read more...

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A Reflection On OCF College Conference East 2015 - By Alex Breno

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Over the weekend of December 27th-30th, I was given the privilege to attend College Conference East at Antiochian Village with 300 other college age Orthodox Christians.

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