Monthly Archives: January 2007

QUESTION: Orthodox Evangelism?

I hope the regulars — even those in the “drive by blogosphere” — will assist me with a talk that I am scheduled to give this coming Friday, February 3rd, at St Jonah of Manchuria Church in Spring, Texas. The … Continue reading

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A Priest Named Sue — Is Outrage!

It’s like a cyclical thing … from Venus (I guess you could say). No, those aren’t Orthodox women in the photo. They claim to be Catholic. They also claim to be … Oh, never mind. Just pretend they’re soccer moms … Continue reading

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Mitsos & the Dog

Mitsos lived above his restaurant with only his beloved pet dog for company. One day the dog died and Mitsos went to the parish priest and asked, “Father, my dog died. Could you do a Trisagion for the poor animal? … Continue reading

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TODAY: Flo, Chekhov, Optina & Darwin

Tch! Having seen it “bubble” from her lips in a strip long ago, I used to think these words were original to Mr Capp‘s wife, Flo: “Any idiot can face a crisis; it is this day-to-day living that wears you … Continue reading

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The Publican (the Jerk & the Janitor)

As we begin the Lenten Triodion with the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee, here’s a re-post from a few years back: As I walked in to the elementary school, I noticed a man up ahead of me wearing a … Continue reading

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The Shroud Dot Com

Image and link taken from the excellent news and info site: Anglican TK.

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House Blessing at Simon Cowell’s

Imagine my surprise when, upon the opening of the door, I realized I was at the home of the notorious Simon Cowell. (You know, the brutally-honest-bad-boy of American Idol fame?) Anyway, he said: “Come on in …” I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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