Dienstag, 13. März 2012

Alexander Schmorell: Orthodoxer Neumärtyrer

Alexander Schmorell and his small circle of friends were the the first Germans to publicly protest the Holocaust during WWII. News articles covering the "canonizing" of the anti-Nazi activist Alexander Schmorell on domradio.de here:

and in the Mittelbayerische here:

Jim Forest gives us a summary of Schmorell's life in English here:

Photos of the canonization service can be seen on Pravmir here:

His organization, the White Rose Society still exists. See here.

Dienstag, 29. November 2011

die Weihnachts-Fastenzeit, die dem westlichen Advent entspricht, dauert vom 15 November bis 24 Dezember (nach alte und neue Kalender ableiten).

Dienstag, 8. Februar 2011

Orthodox Stammtisch

Friday, February 18th 7pm
Royal Bavaria Restaurant and Brewery
3401 S. Sooner Road
Moore Oklahoma USA

The University of Oklahoma's Orthodox Christian Fellowship will be joining the parishioners of St. Elijah Orthodox Church and Holy Ascension Orthodox Church at Oklahoma's historic Biergarten to enjoy German cuisine, handcrafted beverages, and fellowship.

Dienstag, 16. November 2010

der Kommission der Orthodoxen Kirche in Deutschland
The first session of the Orthodox Episcopal Conference took place on 13-14 November in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the new name of KOKID (der Kommission der Orthodoxen Kirche in Deutschland). The Sunday liturgy was concelebrated by five Metropolitans and four Bishops. (Thank you to Ancient Christian Defender. Text taken from orthodoxchristianity.net forums).

Samstag, 9. Oktober 2010

Ein andere Orthodox Oktoberfest...

Sunday, October 17 2010
after Divine Liturgy at St. Elijah's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA

OKTOBERFEST... a fund raiser for the charities supported by St. Elijah.

Bratwurst, Knockwurst, Sauerkraut, Schwarzebrot, Kuchen, (root) bier, (ginger) ale.

Adults $10, kinder (under 12) $5