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Reflection
On Humility
Humble as the Nightingale
September 16, 2018
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen. + EXTREME HUMILITY! like a key, will unlock the chamber...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
Becoming Saints
Full of Grace and Truth
September 10, 2018
St. Amphilochios (Makris) of Patmos (+1970)  The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, which is gathering in the Phan...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
14th Sunday of Matthew
The Greatest Invitation
September 02, 2018
The Holy Apostle Paul time and time again clearly reveals his love for the churches which he writes, even when discipline is in order. ...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
On A Life Pleasing to God
Eternal Be Her Memory
September 02, 2018
The following sermon was offered by Father Christopher Xanthos at the funeral service for his grandmother, Yiayia Effimia held on Thursday, ...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
On The Divine Liturgy
A Video Presentation
August 30, 2018
Welcome to the Orthodox Church! Join Frederica Mathewes-Green, in this video, "An Overview of the Orthodox Divine Liturgy,"...
Guest Contributor
Reflection
TESTIMONIALS
One Man's Journey Home
August 28, 2018
Can a Protestant Evangelical find a home in Orthodoxy?      Can a Protestant Evangelical find a home in Orthodoxy? Can a Wes...
David Bugbee
Reflection
Ecclesiastical New Year
Archbishop's Message
August 28, 2018
To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils...
His Eminence Archbishop DEMETRIOS
Reflection
Join Us-Start the Journey
Entering the Body of Christ
August 27, 2018
Thank you for visiting our website. Through this site, we offer to you an opportunity, shared in love, to learn a little bit more about...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
Feast of Indiction
Patriarchal Message
August 27, 2018
  September 1, 2018 Prot. No. 738   + B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome a...
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW
Reflection
The Invisible Church:
A Doctrine That's Come of Age
August 09, 2018
Have you been around people who proclaim a faith in Christ, yet totally reject the idea of Church? It seems to be a growing belief among fol...
Father Stephen Powley
Liturgical Year
Pascha of Summer
Dormition of the Virgin Mary
August 08, 2018
The first fifteen days of this the month of August we commemorate and honor the most holy Mother of God with daily supplication services and...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
Apostle's Book Club
August's Suggested Read
August 02, 2018
Book Description - Elder Porphyrios, a Greek monk and priest who died in 1991, stands in the long tradition of charismatic spiritual gu...
Apostle's Book Club
Liturgical Year
'Rise'
Golden Oldie Sermon
July 08, 2018
Not long before she died in 1988, in a moment of surprising candor in television, Marghanita Laski, a well-known secular humanist said, &ld...
Father Stephen Ziton
Reflection
Saint Porphyrios
A Faithful Disciple of Christ
July 02, 2018
From Elder Porphyrios in Wounded by Love. - There is one thing, O Christ, that I want, one thing I desire, one thing I ask fo...
Guest Contributor
Reflection
Apostle's Book Club
July's Suggested Read
July 01, 2018
Book description - After a long and difficult journey, 2000 weary evangelical Protestants finally found their way home. This is the sto...
Apostle's Book Club
Liturgical Year
Feast of Holy Apostles
Ordinary to Extraordinary
June 30, 2018
Guest Contributor: Rev. Fr. Andrew G. George, adapted from Rev. Nicon D. Patrinakos The Bible contains 4 lists of the names of the 12 ...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
Holy Pentecost
Filled With the Holy Spirit
May 27, 2018
After the Saviour's Ascension into the Heavens, the eleven Apostles and the rest of His disciples, the God-loving women who followed aft...
Guest Contributor
Reflection
Call No Man Father
Why Priests are called Father
May 16, 2018
By Father Steven Tsichlis - Recently in a conversation with someone who attends a “non-denominational” church, the questio...
Guest Contributor
Reflection
No Chance Encounters Here
It's all God's Plan
May 15, 2018
Christ is Risen! I heard a story once of a man who week after week would eagerly come to church for the worship service. Each Sunday, w...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
On Suicide & Cremation
The Orthodox Way
May 14, 2018
The following text is an offering by our beloved Hierarch Metropolitan ISAIAH which is shared to assist in the education of two very se...
His Eminence Metropolitan ISAIAH of Denver
Liturgical Year
The Paralytic Healed
Fourth Sunday of Pascha
April 29, 2018
As we continue our Paschal journey, we commemorate on the Fourth Sunday of Pascha the Sunday of the Paralytic. In the Gospel according to Jo...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Liturgical Year
The Myrrh Bearing Women
Third Sunday of Pascha
April 22, 2018
I really don’t like watching commercials.  When I watch live TV and I have control over the remote, I mute the commercial.  ...
Father Stephen Ziton
Liturgical Year
Believing Thomas
'My Lord and My God'
April 15, 2018
He was a man like any other, and there were many sides to him.  There really are few, if any, one-dimensional people around.  All...
Father Stephen Ziton
Liturgical Year
Paschal Encyclical
Holy Metropolis of Denver
April 08, 2018
PASCHA AND SALVATION      As we are continuing our annual spiritual pilgrimage of Great Lent toward great and Holy Week in o...
His Eminence Metropolitan ISAIAH of Denver
Reflection
Vested in Grace
Video Presentation
April 02, 2018
  In this video, viewers will see a deacon, priest, and bishop vest for a Divine Liturgy. Each vestment will be seen, its significa...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
These Gifts
The Offering Service
March 26, 2018
  In this video, viewers will watch the Proskomide (Offering) service, when a priest prepares the bread (prosphoro) and wine for a D...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
5th Sunday of Great Lent
Saint Mary of Egypt
March 25, 2018
Introduction On the Fifth Sunday of Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous Mother Mary of Egypt. The feast day of Saint Mary o...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
4th Sunday of Great Lent
Saint John Climacus
March 18, 2018
Introduction On the Fourth Sunday of Holy Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous Father John Climacus. He is called Clima...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
3rd Sunday of Great Lent
Adoration of the Holy Cross
March 11, 2018
Introduction On the Third Sunday of Great and Holy Lent, the Orthodox Church commemorates the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of our Lord an...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
2nd Sunday of Great Lent
Saint Gregory Palamas
March 04, 2018
Introduction On the Second Sunday of Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Holy Father Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, the...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
1st Sunday of Great Lent
Triumph of Orthodoxy
February 25, 2018
Introduction The Sunday of Orthodoxy is the first Sunday of Great Lent. The dominant theme of this Sunday since 843 has been that of the vi...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
The Prodigal Son
Turning Back
February 04, 2018
Oftentimes the deepest hurt we experience comes from our families. Spouses, kids and relatives can push our buttons like no one else. T...
Father Stephen Ziton
Reflection
Teachings of Orthodoxy
Learning from the Heart
February 01, 2018
Rev. Fr. Thomas Fitzgerald - The Orthodox Church throughout the ages has maintained a continuity of faith and love with the apostolic commun...
Guest Contributor
Reflection
What's a Prayer Corner?
Reflections from Kay
January 30, 2018
By Kay Pappas - When we remodeled our home, we were able to design and build a Prayer Room. What a blessed decision that was! It h...
HAOCC Staff Writer
Reflection
Christian Leadership
VIDEO
January 23, 2018
A presentation by Father Theodore Dorrance, with the support and funding by the Holy Apostles Orthodox Christian Church of Cheyenne, in...
HAOCC Staff Writer
Reflection
Becoming Orthodox
Returning Home
January 22, 2018
Rev. Fr. Thomas Fitzgerald - The life of the Orthodox Church perpetuates and fulfills the ministry of Jesus Christ. The close associati...
Guest Contributor
Liturgical Year
Zacchaeus Transformed
Today is the Day
January 21, 2018
Today, with only four Sundays remaining until Great and Holy Lent, we have a “before” story; a “beginning” story. &n...
Father Stephen Ziton
Liturgical Year
The Offering Bread
The Gifted Pan
January 17, 2018
There are several ways and methods to make the 'offering' bread. At Holy Apostles, some bakers utilize the traditional wooden seal, ...
HAOCCC Bakers
Reflection
The New Ice Age
Our Pre-Eminent Threat
January 10, 2018
Numerous warnings have been issued advising us of the dangers associated with global warming and its future impact on mankind and the enviro...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
On the Loss of a Loved One
A Letter to the Bereaved
December 25, 2017
Enduring the death of a loved one can oftentimes leave us in a state of great loss. These beautiful words shared in the text below are ...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
The Anguish of Despair
Blessed are the mourners
December 21, 2017
"Most assuredly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; and you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow wil...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Reflection
God's Intrepid Love
The desire for intimacy
November 12, 2017
It is fiery. It is fervent. It is furious. It is perhaps, even foolish. -- Hurt, broken, sad, patched-together, beaten-up, disheveled, ...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Liturgical Year
Salutations
To Saints Peter & Paul
June 29, 2017
The salutations services are chanted by the faithful in honor and commemoration of the Holy Trinity, the Most Holy Virgin Mary or a particul...
HAOCC Staff Writer
Reflection
Jacob's Well
Revisited
May 29, 2017
Sitting by the well of Jacob, Christ tells the Samaritan Woman for all to see, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but wh...
Father Christopher Xanthos
Liturgical Year
Introduction to Orthodoxy
The Faith of the Ages
April 17, 2017
Rev. Fr. Thomas Fitzgerald - An ever-growing number of persons from various backgrounds are becoming interested in the Orthodox Church....
Guest Contributor
Reflection
Mount Up Y'all
Fixin' to be a Wild Ride
March 01, 2017
Anyone who has ever ridden a spooked horse before understands the excitement, fear and chaos that comes with being in the saddle of a wild h...
Father Christopher Xanthos


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