ΑΝ ΠΕΘΑΝΕΙΣ ΠΡΙΝ ΠΕΘΑΝΕΙΣ, ΔΕ ΘΑ ΠΕΘΑΝΕΙΣ ΟΤΑΝ ΠΕΘΑΝΕΙΣ

(ΠΑΡΟΙΜΙΑ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΩΝ ΜΟΝΑΧΩΝ)

Σάββατο, 7 Μαρτίου 2015

Chinese Marriages in Greece / in Crete – 在希臘的中國婚禮上 / 克里特島。


A gift, to our Chinese friends who have chosen Crete - or Greece generally - as the ideal location for their marriage ceremony.

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Aside from the sun and the sea, the hospitable people and the ancient monuments, our homeland, Greece, has been blessed with yet another treasure : an even more beautiful and far more precious one.  
We Greeks share this treasure, with millions of people all over the world and it is our gift to our Chinese brethren as well - especially those who live in our country or who have chosen it as the place to have their wedding.
This treasure is the ancient and authentic form of Christianity. It is the faith that Jesus Christ Himself had taught; it is the Church that He had founded - the Church that has not ceased to exist and continues to bring man into communion with God, throughout the ages.
We refer to it as the Orthodox Church. 
It has been the faith of the Greeks for almost 2000 years, but it is also the faith of many other peoples; it even has faithful and Saints, in the heart of China.
This faith is what we cherish most of all, and it is our heartfelt desire to share it with all the world. 
After all, Jesus Christ belongs to all the world.
 Chinese Orthodox Church

We invite you with love, to click on the following titles:

"THE WAY" - An Introduction to the Orthodox Faith
Orthodox martyrs blood, saints and spiritual agonists in China 
Lover of Truth: St John, The Wonderworker of Shanghai & San Francisco
Travelers on the Way to the Light


谢谢
 
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