Monthly Archives: December 2006

5/17/07: Russian Orthodox Church Unity

MOSCOW. Dec 26 (Interfax) – The unity of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) will be fully restored on May 17, 2007, on Ascension Day, Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, the Moscow … Continue reading

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The New Fruit of the Nativity

“Her womb did appear as a spiritual paradise wherein is planted the divine plant whereof eating we shall live and not die as Adam.” This hymn honors the Feast, our struggle, our Mother, and our God. Fashioned from the side … Continue reading

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Back From …

Sorry for the tardiness of comment approval and dearth of blog posts but, hey, Mama-n-em are fine; spent a week in the Ol’ North State. Now, as we were: Tar on the heel, back in the saddle …

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THE RIGHT AGE: Are You, Is This?

My age is the right age. At least that’s what one of my seminary profs taught: “My age is the right age, and it increases annually.” One of our Parish Ministry Teams consists of a group of ladies (occasionally a … Continue reading

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O Muslim Town of Bethlehem

The sense of a creeping Islamic fundamentalism is all around in Bethlehem.Source“There is no hope for the future of the Christian community,” he said. “We don’t think things are going to get better. For us, it is finished.” A mosque … Continue reading

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PARENTING

Parenting is all it’s cracked up to be … and more. Personally, it took having children to help me to begin to understand my own parents. And I believe it took the blessing of children for me to better understand … Continue reading

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Yosef over UMass

Story. Back story.

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