Monthly Archives: March 2010

BYZANTINE BEAUTY: The Late +JOB

The late Archbishop JOB sings the 15th Antiphon from Matins of Great and Holy Friday. I totally stole this link from Molly at Close to Home. [The video was recorded by a Holy Trinity parishioner, who writes: “In fact, the … Continue reading

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Come … Work Diligently (Holy Tuesday)

Just like on Great & Holy Friday when, during the Lamentations of the Theotokos, we sing the verse “Every generation …” — each year, during Matins on Great & Holy Monday evening, when we sing the hymn (below) I am … Continue reading

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Pics of Palm Sunday Around the World

The folks at OBL do a good job of amassing stories and photos of the Church “at large” — check out THESE from Palm Sunday. [The image here: An elderly woman leans on a cross during a Palm Sunday memorial … Continue reading

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OCF Retreat in Houston (Bright Week)

As the World Turns:Orthodoxy Abroad OCF South Regional RetreatHosted by OCF in Houston, TXApril 9-11, 2010 Join College Students and Young Adults from across the South during Bright Weekend for: * Sessions with clergy about their travel and experience of … Continue reading

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Fr Peter Missing at Amazon!

It looks like my time as Peter Gillquist has come to an end. No offense to Fr Peter but thanks God! A couple weeks ago, AMAZON, the online book selling behemoth — some how, some way — got the title … Continue reading

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Orthodox Holy Week

A Liturgical Explanation Saturday of Lazarus – “Having fulfilled Forty Days … we ask to see the Holy Week of Thy Passion.” With these words sung at Vespers of Friday, Lent comes to its end and we enter into the … Continue reading

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Onion Dome to Cease? “Is Outrage!”

Onion Dome Will Discontinue Publishing Effective Immediately From the site … After a giving it a lot of thought, we at the Onion Dome have reached the painful decision to quit publishing the OD. We’ve had a run of just … Continue reading

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