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Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday

Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Amal Morcos, Communications Coordinator (amorcos@theocpm.org) (New York, NY: July 26, 2021); Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM), the national prison ministry of the Orthodox Church, recently held its “Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday” on July 25.  “OCPM is grateful to the hundreds of priests and church secretaries across […]

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What Role Does Demonic Spiritual Warfare Play In Our Struggles?

In this second part of a series, Fr. Stephen Powley answers some provocative questions he received by email. Question:   “In your opinion, do you think the role of evil, the devil, demons, and spiritual warfare is understated and not given fair recognition for the sins and/or crimes that are committed in today’s age? I […]

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Are We Forever Marked By The Worst Thing We’ve Ever Done?

In this first part of a two part series, Fr. Stephen Powley answers some provacative questions he received by email. Fr. Stephen is the priest in charge of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Pueblo, CO. Fr. Stephen began serving as a Prison Chaplain in 1985. He has ministered in every prison security […]