from ONE

Cyprus
(From ONE magazine September 2010)
An isle of Hellenic Christianity

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine January 2009)
The Orthodox Church of Cyprus

Refugees Helping Refugees
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From CNEWA WORLD May – June 2002)
A mighty handful of Byzantine Catholics brings joy to the lives of refugees in Greece.

Thursday’s Child Has a Journey Ahead
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2001)
Greek children with special needs find an oasis in a children’s home called Pammakaristos.

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine September 2011)
Greece’s Eastern Catholic Church

The Island of St. John
text and photographs by Chris Hellier
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1997)
A history of the Monastery of St. John on Greece’s most holy isle.

Greek Orthodoxy in the U.S.: A Family Affair
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1996)
A history of the Greek Orthodox Church in the United States.

Awe, Giddiness and Privation: The Monasteries of Meteora
text and photos by George Martin
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1995)
High above the Thessalian Plain, the monasteries of Meteora provide spiritual havens for contemplation and communion.

The Traveling Shepherd of Tinos
by Mark Leeds
photos by Dee Leeds
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1988)
Father Roccos Psaltis tends to the spiritual needs of the Greek Catholic population of this beautiful isle.

All Blessed Are the Ones of Pammakaristos
text and photos by Katerina Katsarka Whitley
(From Catholic Near East Fall 1988)
A home for special children in Greece offers a model program of education and care.

Thessalonica: The Community of Faith Lives On
text and photos by Margot Granitsas
(From Catholic Near East Summer 1987)
Thessalonica’s active churches confirm Paul’s assertion that God’s message “is still a living power among you who believe”

The Less Traveled Path of Ossios Loukas
by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1986)
A small Greek monastery on the way to Delphi is an ancient reminder of the life of a devoted monk.

St. Paul in Corinth – Bearing Faith to a Worldly City
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1986)
St. Paul brings Christianity to the turbulent, historic city of Corinth.

Meteora: Between Heaven and Earth
text and photos by Margot Granitsas
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1985)
A visit to a mountaintop monastery in Greece uncovers a haven of holy beauty.

Missionaries for Our Time
by Veronica J. Treanor
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1985)
Two brothers from a seaport city in Greece are instrumental in promoting unity in diversity.

Philippi: Birthplace of Christianity in the West
by Brother Christian Leisy
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1985)
An ancient city in Greece is an important piece in the mosaic that was early Christianity.

Easter in Olimbos: A Living Museum
text and photos by Joseph F. Viesti
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1984)
Easter for a tiny Greek village is a slice of Byzantine history.

Forgotten Mystra: Byzantium’s Last Flowering
text and photos by Margot Granitsas
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1983)
An ancient Greek fortress city still holds the keys to its Byzantine past.

Mount Athos: The Virgin’s Garden
by Charles E. Adelsen
photos by Henry Angelo-Castrillion
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1982)
A peninsula in Greece is home to more than 1,000 monks who follow ancient monastic rules.

The Aegean Pearls
by Charles A. Frazee
photos: courtesy, Greek National Tourist Board
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1982)
A group of Greek islands brings its history and culture to our world.

St. Ursula’s: More Than a School
text and photos by Katerina Katsarka Whitley
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1981)
An orphanage in Greece has offered education, shelter and loving care for more than a century.

Taking Steps Toward Unity
by Rev. Arthur F. Gouthro, S.A.
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1981)
History was made on an island in Greece, where a 900-year-old schism was tackled.

Mary’s Land In Greece
by Katerina Katsarka Whitley
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1980)
An island in the Cyclades is revered for its miracles.

from News

Greece’s Catholic and Orthodox Churches
Catholic News Service (31 May 2012)
OXFORD, England (CNS) — Greece’s Catholic Church accused a leader of the Orthodox Church of “intolerance and fanaticism” after he sued a Catholic archbishop for illegal proselytism.

Aid Workers in Greece Brace for More Migrants, Despite Worsening Weather
Catholic News Service (13 October 2015)
LESBOS, Greece (CNS) — Greece is bracing for thousands more Syrians and other people to land on Lesbos and other key island crossings from Turkey, as those fleeing conflict remain undeterred by the worsening weather and colder autumn temperatures in their desperate search for safety in Europe.

Greece’s Caritas Aids Refugees With Food, Clothing, Human Warmth
Catholic News Service (20 October 2015)
IDOMENI, Greece (CNS) — Weary faces, fussy babies, little boys teasing little girls to the point of tears and repeated uses of the Arabic word, ”inshallah” (God willing) reflect the uncertainty faced by refugees trying to reach northern Europe.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: St. Nicholas, the Wonder Worker
Vice President of Communications Michael J.L. La Civita reflects on the importance of St. Nicholas.

Picture of the Day: Easter in the East
In this image from 2001, Ruthenian Greek Catholics celebrate the paschal mystery in the village of Tichy Potok in Slovakia. (photo: Jacqueline Ruyuak)

Picture of the Day: In Utah, More Than Just Mormons
A dance group performs at the 34th annual Greek Festival in Salt Lake City. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

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First Look: The Winter Issue of ONE
Our Winter issue of ONE magazine is now online!

Picture of the Day: Minding Peas and Queues
The Rev. Manolis Nirakis of St. Ayia Zoni Greek Orthodox Church in Athens overlooks the activity at the church's soup kitchen. (photo: Don Duncan)

In Greece, “The General Mood is Sadness and Fatigue”
Don Duncan reports on the economic crisis in Greece in the Winter issue of ONE. Here, he gives additional insight into the country and its struggles.

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Picture of the Day: Aid in Athens
Nikos Voutsinos, a worker with Caritas, distributes food at a soup kitchen in Athens, Greece. (photo: Don Duncan)

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