Monthly Archives: November 2009

On Fasting by Archimandrite Damian (Hart)

As many Orthodox Christians begin the Nativity Fast, these words from Archimandrite Damian (of Blessed Memory): Orthodox Christians spend a large portion of the year fasting. If all of the fasting days and periods are observed and kept, we fast … Continue reading

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I Went to High School with You

“The source of the word ‘humorist’ is one who regards human beings in terms of their humors — you know, whether they’re sanguine or full of yellow bile, or whatever the four classical humors are. You stand back from people … Continue reading

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We Came, We Saw, We Converted

The Lighter Side of Orthodoxy in Americaby Fr. Joseph Huneycutt From the publisher: Based on his popular blog and Ancient Faith Radio podcast, Orthodixie, Fr. Joseph Huneycutt presents a humorous look at the pluses, minuses, joys, pitfalls, and struggles of … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

Helmsman: Blest be the boat. Crew: God the Father bless her. Helmsman: Blest be the boat. Crew: God the Son bless her. Helmsman: Blest be the boat. Crew: God the Spirit bless her. All: God the Father,God the Son,God the … Continue reading

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Catechizing from the Barber’s Chair in Beaumont

It’s not often that one gets scalped by a Christian, rarer still is when a priest willingly airs his failures (of “Biblical proportion”). Protestants may cheer this episode as much as the Orthodox, but with both sides on differing sides. … Continue reading

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