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What’s In a Name: Welcoming Our New Baby!

What’s In a Name: Welcoming Our New Baby!

Our baby is finally here! On May 6th little Serafina Xenia Joanna was born! Thanks be to God everything went well. So many people prayed for us during the pregnancy and delivery, we can’t express how grateful we are for all the prayers. With all of the health issues and surgeries I went through during this pregnancy, labor day felt […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 4 comments · Family, Saints, Traditions
St. John Chrysostom and Pope Francis: What they have in common

St. John Chrysostom and Pope Francis: What they have in common

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 […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 4 comments · Saints
Why Every Home is a Monastery Part 3:  St. John Chrysostom’s Answer

Why Every Home is a Monastery Part 3: St. John Chrysostom’s Answer

So how do we (while living in the world) strive after the monastic ideal of communion with God, is it really possible to have monasticism as our reference point?  Saint John Chrysostom has an answer: “Even a man living within a city can imitate the life of monks. Indeed, even a man who has wife, and who is occupied with […]

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