The Word Magazine
The Word is the official news magazine of the Antiochian Archdiocese. Published monthly (with the exception of July and August) the magazine circulates to the households of all members of the Antiochian Archdiocese and other subscribers including libraries and seminaries. The magazine was founded in 1905 in the Arabic language by St. Raphael of Brooklyn, and later was turned into an English language publication by Metropolitan Antony Bashir in 1957. While content is primarily intended to keep readers informed of Orthodox news, it also educates and inspires with articles on faith and practice. The Word is a member of The Associated Press, Ecumenical News International, and the Orthodox Press Service.
Back issues are available in PDF format on this web page.
Editor: Bishop John Abdalah
2 Lydias Path
Westborough, MA 01581-1841
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The November 2013 issue highlights the 51st Convention of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, held with great joy in July 2013 in Houston, Texas.
See this link to re-visit the Convention with Antiochian.org's commemorative photo gallery.
Included in the issue are texts of the reports given by Archdiocesan organizations and departments to the General Assembly;
Texts of the resolutions of the General Assembly;
The proposed budget for the fiscal year ending January 31st, 2015;
A speech given by Oratorical Contest finalist Daniella Batarseh; and more!
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Please note: Articles contained in The Word Magazine and on this website express the opinions of the authors. Articles are accepted for publication as contributing to a process of discussion and are not necessarily the last, official word from the Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.