Monthly Archives: January 2009

Streaking Through Verse Like a Theorator

If posting poetry is, forgive me this, like posing nude — Seminarian Michael goes streaking. Perhaps he should see a priest — like Fr John Hainsworth — who is nuts (about poetry). Or, a good confession (ala Patrick Kavanagh) might … Continue reading

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Gay Prayer: Not Happy (or Clappy)

CONCORD, N.H. – The first openly gay Episcopal bishop will offer a prayer at the Lincoln Memorial at an inaugural event for President-elect Barack Obama … “It’s important for any minority to see themselves represented in some way,” Robinson told … Continue reading

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Neuhaus Looking (like Dysmas)

When I come before the judgment throne, I will plead the promise of God in the shed blood of Jesus Christ. I will not plead any work I have done, although I will thank God that he has enabled me … Continue reading

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Are You Ortholackadaisical?

Face it. Orthodox Christians can be just plain lazy — from Middle-Aged Cradles endlessly touting the glories of a bygone or foreign culture … to the Young American Converts sporting ponytails and practicing really deep breathing with wool knots out … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Kirill on Church Reforms

Moscow, December 29, Interfax – There will be no reforms in the Russian Orthodox Church when a new Patriarch takes office, Patriarchal Locum Tenens Metropolitan Kirill told the media in Moscow on Monday. “I strongly oppose any church reforms. Besides, … Continue reading

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Theophany Poem

How is it that my Creator comes to me?I’m not worthy.To quench is my fate.THIRSTAll can relate.Before Eden thou wast; even before the flood.I parted for Thy people at the behest of Moses, Thy chosen one.I’ve whetted e’ery path man’s … Continue reading

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WORTHY: Metropolitan Jonah’s Speech

In my opinion, this video should be required viewing for Orthodox Christians in America.

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