Video: The Teachings of the Orthodox Church

For more videos, visit the Multimedia section of the web site for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Observing Holy Week as a Family

This virtual panel with the Center for Family Care is a discussion about the practicalities of preparing your families and keeping them engaged throughout Holy Week.

From: Center for Family Care
1 hr., 8 min.

Preparing Your Family for Holy Week

This is a special webinar panel on how to prepare families for Holy Week. Featuring: Fr. Alex Goussetis, Pastor of Annunciation GOC, Jennifer Hock, Creator of Illumination Learning, Cindy Karos, & Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Center for Family Care.

From: Center for Family Care
1 hr., 5 min.

Prayer and Fasting:
Dimensions of Spiritual Life

Greek Orthodox Telecommunications presents Holy Cross Live! This program is designed to introduce the basic teachings of Orthodox Christianity through interviews with clergy and lay theologians from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA. Featuring: His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and Rev. Dr. Theodore Stylianopoulos

From: GOTelecom
28 min.

The Akathist Hymn

This beautiful documentary pays tribute to the Theotokos (Mother of God) and explains the importance of her role as intercessor in the Greek Orthodox Church. The origins of Akathist Hymn and other Liturgical hymns dedicated to the Virgin are described. Highlights include: A "Salutation" service celebrated by Bishop Alexios of Troas at St. Demetrios Cathedral in Astoria, NY, and a 12-year-old child chanting Byzantine hymns, with English translations.

From: GOTelecom
28 min.

Worship: The Soul of Orthodoxy

Greek Orthodox Telecommunications presents Holy Cross Live! This program is designed to introduce the basic teachings of Orthodox Christianity through interviews with clergy and lay theologians from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA. Featuring: His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and Rev. Dr. Alkiviadis Calivas

From: GOTelecom
28 min.

Saints: Fathers and Mothers In Faith

Greek Orthodox Telecommunications presents Holy Cross Live! This program is designed to introduce the basic teachings of Orthodox Christianity through interviews with clergy and lay theologians from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA. Featuring: Dr. George Bebis

From: GOTelecom
28 min.

The Orthodox Way of Life

Greek Orthodox Telecommunications presents Holy Cross Live! This program is designed to introduce the basic teachings of Orthodox Christianity through interviews with clergy and lay theologians from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA. Featuring: His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, Rev. Dr. Stanley Harakas, Dr. Lewis Patsavos

From: GOTelecom
28 min.

Penance

The Sacrament of Penance (Confession) is one by which Orthodox Christians, who have repented their sins, come before God and the Church to seek reconciliation and ask for divine forgiveness. The faithful make their confession and receive absolution from God. This video provides a presentation of the sacrament, as well as an incisive examination on issues of sin, repentance, preparation for confession and the role of the priest in the sacrament. Featuring: Rev. John Chakos

From: GOTelecom
47 min.

The Transfiguration Series Part 1:
The Glory Suffered

A four-part series, featuring renowned Orthodox theologian Bishop Kallistos Ware, videotaped at the Rose Hill College in Aiken, South Carolina. Featuring: Bishop Kallistos Ware

From: GOTelecom
26 min.

The Transfiguration Series Part 2:
The Glory Revealed

A four-part series, featuring renowned Orthodox theologian Bishop Kallistos Ware, videotaped at the Rose Hill College in Aiken, South Carolina. Featuring: Bishop Kallistos Ware

From: GOTelecom
26 min.

The Transfiguration Series Part 3:
The Glory Shared

A four-part series, featuring renowned Orthodox theologian Bishop Kallistos Ware, videotaped at the Rose Hill College in Aiken, South Carolina. Featuring: Bishop Kallistos Ware

From: GOTelecom
26 min.

The Transfiguration Series Part 4:
The Glory Proclaimed

A four-part series, featuring renowned Orthodox theologian Bishop Kallistos Ware, videotaped at the Rose Hill College in Aiken, South Carolina. Featuring: Bishop Kallistos Ware

From: GOTelecom
26 min.

Great and Holy Wednesday and Thursday

Centuries-old religious services celebrated during Holy Week recall the passion, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Services for Holy Week celebrated at Saint Paul's Greek Orthodox Church, West Hempstead, NY

From: GOTelecom
104 min.

Great and Holy Friday and Saturday

Centuries-old religious services celebrated during Holy Week recall the passion, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Services for Holy Week celebrated at Saint Paul's Greek Orthodox Church, West Hempstead, NY

From: GOTelecom
95 min.

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Spotlight

Be the Bee - Fasting and Prayer

Learn more about the basics of fasting and prayer with this playlist of short videos. You'll find 16 episodes of "Be the Bee" that will help you make the most of Great Lent and Holy Week!

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Journey Through Holy Week

Journey Through Holy Week

Follow Christ and the Church through each stage of Holy Week - from the Saturday of Lazarus to the Agape Vespers service with this full-color guide. Download the Children's Guide » and the Parent's Guide »

Preparing for Holy Week with Your Family

The Center for Family Care offers two video panel discussions focusing on the practicalities of keeping your family engaged throughout Holy Week.

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Don't Miss the Opportunity to Reach Out!

With church attendance increasing over the Lenten period with its usual peak during Holy Week, this is our greatest opportunity to reach out to our inactive Orthodox and to inquirers about the faith.

Visit the Outreach and Evangelism website »