Monthly Archives: March 2008

What Kind of Fool are YOU?

Recently our parish librarian reported that two Orthodox Study Bibles had gone missing from the parish library. We looked everywhere, and then it dawned on me … I said, “Look! If Orthodox people are stealing Bibles … that’s a good … Continue reading

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HOUSTON: Sunday of Orthodoxy (Audio)

On Sunday, March 16th, the Orthodox Clergy Association of Greater Houston and Orthodox faithful gathered for Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers, hosted this year by St George Antiochian Orthodox Church. The pastor of St Jonah of Manchuria Church, Fr John Whiteford, … Continue reading

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From Opah! to O’Connor!

In addition to being Greek Independence Day …And the Great Feast of the Annunciation (new style) … It’s the birthday of novelist and short-story writer Flannery O’Connor, born in Savannah, Georgia (1925), the only child of a rare Catholic family … Continue reading

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Fear Not? Be Real!

She was but a young maiden of Nazareth when she was visited by an angel. Unlike our first mother, who spoke with an angel in the guise of a serpent, this angel appeared as a man, Gabriel. He said to … Continue reading

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The Healing of Yuck

The visiting priest had been brought in to give a Lenten Retreat. His talk had centered on compassion and how God is merciful, understanding, loving, and desirous of our communion with Him. He spoke of how nothing – NOTHING – … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Encountering the Mystery

ENCOUNTERING THE MYSTERY – Understanding Orthodox Christianity Today by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW(Doubleday, March 18, 2008; 304 pages) The world is in a mess and is headed for impending gloom, doom, and disaster. At least that’s one way … Continue reading

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Anon Saints Surfing?

Thanks to FWD from Jean-Michel.

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