Monthly Archives: August 2009

G G and D S on CRTL

The following segment of the Orthodox Christian Network‘s radio program, Come Receive the Light, is a rebroadcast which, ironically, includes Khouria Gigi Shadid, who grew up at– and me, currently serving at– St George, Houston. On this week’s CRTL podcast: … Continue reading

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Mary, the Mother of God (Theotokos)

As many prepare for the leave-taking of the Great Feast of the Dormition, and those on another calendar prepare to celebrate the Feast in honour of the Falling Asleep of the Mother of God, Seraphim [now Fr James] writes on … Continue reading

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Orthodox Houston’s Got Talent!

This past Sunday, St Joseph Antiochian Orthodox Church hosted their annual benefit for Project Mexico / St Innocent Orphanage. This was my first year in attendance — it was a blast! During one of the numbers performed by the Latin-Jazz … Continue reading

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King, Queen, Prince – and a Rebel – at Jiffy Lube

Whether it was the invite to my 30-year high school reunion, or the fantasy that I was losing my hearing, one thing’s for certain: Nothing clears Disco like an oil change. Reminiscences about the dance floor — whilst lying on … Continue reading

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The F-word is a Touchstone in Amsterdam

Touchstone‘s Executive Editor Jim Kushiner reflects on the World Congress of Families held in Amsterdam in a three part series at MereComments … I attended Orthodox Divine Liturgy yesterday at the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, about a 20-minute … Continue reading

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