Monthly Archives: January 2011

House Blessing, Shaun Cassidy & the Exorcist

I had just gotten my driver’s license, was driving my first car (a Monza 2+2), and this pop star was, well, popular. Unbeknownst to me, about that same time two little Houstonian girls were waiting by their mailboxes, daily, for … Continue reading

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Could be …

Possibly, like the tail-ends of the Roman and other Empires, the West is in danger of losing faith in itself. Nations are now burdened with fear, anxiety, hubris, xenophobia and popular ignorance. This time around, the women are joining in. … Continue reading

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2011 Festival of Orthodoxy

The 2011 Festival of Orthodoxy conference sponsored by North Texas Orthodox Missions is entitled “From Conception to Dying: Orthodox Christian Views in Today’s World”. It will be held Feb. 18-19 with sessions in both Ft. Worth and Dallas, TX. The … Continue reading

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Pro-Life Heavy Lifting?

From The Washington Post: Unlike evangelical Protestants and Catholics, the Orthodox in this country haven’t been known for taking to the streets as antiabortion activists. What I did find on the official Greek Orthodox Web site was a statement calling … Continue reading

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Are babies better than abortions?

From The Wall Street Journal … That’s not a question we are accustomed to hearing. For the most part, abortion—America’s most divisive issue—plays out as a question of competing rights. So it will be this weekend as pro-life and pro-choice … Continue reading

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80’s “Icon” Returns 18th c. Icon

NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus’ Orthodox Christian Church on Thursday thanked former Culture Club singer Boy George for returning an icon of Christ that it says was stolen from a church in the breakaway north of the divided island. Boy George … Continue reading

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A Linten Story & a One-Story

ROSCOMMON (AP) — A northern Michigan woman has put her own spin on Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” by making a replica out of laundry lint. Laura Bell of Roscommon collected lint from her dryer and fashioned it into … Continue reading

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