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Today marks the first commemoration of St. Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) of Kafsokalivia. This elder of our own times left such extraordinarily wise teachings for contemporary Christians that the book about him, Wounded by Love, is still one of the most popular among the Orthodox. We present here a few things the elder had to say about some of our most pressing issues in life: the Church, the healing quality of our religion, child rearing, depression, and illness.
In the Church we are all one and Christ is the head
The head of the Church is Christ and we humans, we Christians, are the body. The Apostle Paul says: He is the head of the body, of the Church. (Col 1:18)The Church and Christ are one. The body cannot exist without its head. The body of the Church is nourished, sanctified and lives with Christ. He…
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