Monthly Archives: February 2008

A Lenten Book … Just in time!

In his new book Defeating Sin Fr Joseph Huneycutt has provided us with a clear and, above all, practical framework for personal spiritual growth. It will undoubtedly become a favorite title for individual Lenten reading, although Church School teachers and … Continue reading

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St Raphael of Brooklyn (on Science)

TODAY, February 27th, is the ninety-third anniversary of the repose of St Raphael of Brooklyn. Below, thanks to Dr. Sam Cohlmia (translator) and Bishop BASIL (sender) is a translation of the first talk St Raphael gave in America of which … Continue reading

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Troubling E-Mail … What to do?

Forgive me. This has nothing to do with Orthodoxy, but everything to do with Internet. Does this happen to yous toos? Hello, I am John Obviouslymadeupname, and I am a highly very ranking Nigerian prince. Because of utmost strict Nigerian … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like LENT’S Here …

The following helpful hints are lifted from an email from Matushka Elizabeth Perdomo (with gratitude). After Sunday, March 2nd (Meatfare Sunday / Sunday of the Last Judgement) – no meats are eaten until Pascha; that includes beef, pork, chicken and … Continue reading

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Protestant “Tradition” Anyone?

Citing an old post of mine dealing with the movie script from New Line Cinema’s The Nativity Story, someone posted the following comment, first quoting me and then offering their own words. I’m happy to oblige, as soon as there’s … Continue reading

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REALITY: The First Step Toward Salvation

When I was a kid there was a TV-show that came on in our area called The Joey the Clown Show; all youngsters around the ages of 4, 5 & 6 were fans of Joey the Clown. And on each … Continue reading

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Bishop Thomas on “Liberal Christianity”

The following is excerpted from an email from His Grace, Bishop Thomas (Joseph), in response to this post from Bishop Hilarion (Alfeyev).I hope that liberal Christianity does not survive for long. Quite frankly, I have a problem applying the name … Continue reading

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