We love Sr. Vassa! If you haven’t had a chance to see one of her 10 minute lessons check this one out. In this episode she is talking about a married couple and how God meets us where we are.
Archive for September, 2014
One of my favorite scenes from the film version of The Lord of the Rings trilogy is in The Return of the King when Aragorn is anxiously awaiting in Rohan for news from the Realm of Gondor, watching for the fire from the beacons to appear. If he sees the flames then Gondor is calling for aid from their Allies in the war against evil. […]
Being an Eastern Catholic, I live in two worlds. For many of my fellow Eastern Catholics and I, these two worlds live side by side while blending harmoniously together (most of the time) and are exactly as things should be. We believe we are the bridge that unites the Church, East and West, Catholic and Orthodox, where common ground can […]
Here’s a link I found for the Tropar of the Holy Cross in several different languages. Enjoy!
The Feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Lifegiving Cross is only a few days away. Here is a short clip highlighting the feast as it is celebrated by the Ethiopian church. Be sure to watch the video–definitely one for the bucket list!
“ To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wildflower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.”~William Blake I believe that God is present in all places and filling all things, just like we pray at Divine Liturgy. Recently I saw a glimpse of heaven at the bookstore, […]
As I have followed the news about the suffering Christians around the world, I am reminded that I know something about them. We have worshiped along side the Chaldean, Syriac, Coptic and Palestinian Christians on several occasions. These Christians keep ancient traditions and are liturgical people. I imagine, living in a land where the church is so heavily persecuted, these people are made to ponder […]