Monthly Archives: October 2009

Antiochian Bishops in Houston

On October 18th, following the Antiochian Synod of Bishops meeting (10/16) and the meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese (10/17), Hierarchical Liturgy was served at St George Church; in addition to visiting priests and … Continue reading

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VATICAN: Provision for Anglicans to Convert (en masse)

The Vatican has announced that Pope Benedict is setting up special provision for Anglicans, including married clergy, who want to convert to Rome together, preserving aspects of Anglican liturgy. They will be given their own pastoral supervision, according to this … Continue reading

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Saved by the Big But of Mercy

I remember when my oldest was about four years old. It was after church one day, and the kids were running around the yard, climbing trees, and creating mayhem. I was talking with some parishioners when I happened to look … Continue reading

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Man Gives Birth, Bp Visits, Mama Prays

This week, St George – Houston hosts Metropolitan Philip, the Antiochian Synod of Bishops, and the Archdiocese Board of Trustees. Thus, it stands to reason, I am reminded of the first time I gave birth. 🙂 Actually, among other things, … Continue reading

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Ancient Faith Gets a Touch-up

Check it out … HERE.

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Janitor, Banjo, Sideburns, a Nun — Opa!

So I’m standing in the food line on opening night at the Houston Greek Festival … We’d arrived early, before the first meals were served, and the line, though long, was yet to move. I’m standing in line with my … Continue reading

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Humor from the Desert Fathers

A certain sophist of this age came to visit an Elder. Seeing that he had nothing but a Bible, he gave the Elder his own commentary on the Bible. A year later, he again visited the Elder and asked: “Father, … Continue reading

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