Monthly Archives: September 2010

New Calendar is Already “Old”

A note from Fr John Whiteford … “If you’ve wondered why I have not posted much lately, it is because I have been finishing up work on the 2011 St. Innocent Liturgical Calendar. This calendar is based on the Jordanville … Continue reading

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Wicked, Sick, Bad and Phooey

This quote from Mollie: A few years ago, I attended a worship service at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. I went so that I could witness the congregation’s interfaith Eucharistic prayer. The sermon text was Mark 7 and the priest … Continue reading

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Sons of St George (Farewell Address)

On my final Sunday (9/26/10) at St George – Houston, I’d thought that fashioning my farewell remarks around previous clergy would prevent my succumbing to side-swiping emotions. I was wrong; it was difficult. Below — sans quiver, tear and lump … Continue reading

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Truly Odd and Truly [Pac] Man

WARNING: The gist of this podcast concerns the startling quote of famous scientist Stephen Hawking that, concerning the creation of the universe, God is not necessary. Please note, I do not mean to demean all science … just the fictional … Continue reading

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ICONS: Damascene Gallery

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop George, Vicar of the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the Damascene Gallery, a supplier of fine antique icons, newly painted icons, and high quality mounted icons, opened … Continue reading

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Oops! Change Can Work Both Ways

By nature, man is changeable. Therefore, just as one who has fallen into the depths of vice and is enslaved to sin can turn to the good, so one who has been sealed with the Holy Spirit and filled with … Continue reading

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Bill’s Bible Bait & Tackle Calendar

Did you ever try to find something even remotely Orthodox in your local superstore, gift shop, or bible book store? Chances are, you’ll find all manner of things purporting to be spiritual, religious, newfangled and Christian — though nary even … Continue reading

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