The Unexpected Encounter

The Unexpected Encounter Can you describe the emotion in the depths of your heart when you meet a person very dear to you, whom you had not seen for a long time, so as to be regarded as lost? Your face sparkles as you meet, your eyes fill with tears and your lips can only utter a few simple words! Such meetings are not so rare. But unique are some meetings which took place 2000 years ago. The first took place in a garden on the outskirts of Jerusalem, when Mary Magdalene stood outside the empty tomb of Jesus crying. [...]

2016-10-14T14:50:22+11:00June 1st, 2014|

Encounter with the Youth

Part 4: Encounter with the Youth In November 2012, with the blessings of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos and His Eminence Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore, eight men from the Greek Orthodox Christian Society travelled to Medan, Indonesia, at the request of Fr Chrysostomos Manalu, an Orthodox priest of Indonesian background. This is the fourth of a series of articles outlining aspects of this missionary visit. As young members of this mission group we had a number of blessed encounters with the youth at St Paul's Theological College, who welcomed us warmly and with great enthusiasm. During the first seminars that we [...]

2016-10-14T14:50:22+11:00June 1st, 2014|
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