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St. Mary Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.

Our Daily Bread: Meditation for March 21, 2019

On Fasting: “Do not say to me that I fasted for so many days, that I did not want this or that, that I did not drink wine, that I endured want; but show me if you from an angry man have become gentle, if you from a cruel man have become benevolent. If [...]

Our Daily Bread: Meditation for March 19, 2019

 “…If it is the Lord’s will, we will do this or that.” (James 4:15) We plan things and speak in certainty as if we have control of the future. We speak of the future as if we are immortal. We often forget that life is fragile and the unexpected can happen anytime without warning. [...]