Monthly Archives: April 2011

Prayer before partaking of Prosphora and Holy Water

It is a pious custom to keep some holy bread and holy water in one’s icon corner — to consume, breaking the night’s fast, with one’s morning prayers. O Lord my God, may Thy holy gift and Thy Holy Water … Continue reading

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Danger of Hell? – Tomorrow at Houston Baptist University

“If one wants more than secular reason can disclose – and one should want more – then one should join a religion and be careful to choose the right one … I indeed affirm the canonical, concrete moral narrative, but … Continue reading

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Christ is Risen [Rockin’] in Africa!

Thanks to Fr Seraphim Holland and Matushka Elizabeth Perdomo.

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This Week in Houston

Health Care in a Secular Culture:The Conscience of Physicians & Nurses at Risk Friday, April 29h and Saturday, April 30th: ORTHODOX: Dr H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr PROTESTANT: Dr C. Ben Mitchell ROMAN CATHOLIC: Dr Grattan T. Brown Co-sponsored by Houston … Continue reading

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That 60 Minutes Mt Athos Story

A nice job by CBS; a beautiful presentation of Orthodox monasticism. If you missed 60 Minutes’ Mount Athos Story: Click HERE. Worth your while. And broadcast on Pascha! What is the “world” coming to? Christ is Risen! Image Source

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Mine to Yours, Happy Pascha!

Christ is Risen!

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Past Songs of Peculiar Paschas (Oldies but Goodies)

From clerical collar-wearing altar boys to (apparently) Alice Cooper and KISS attending the Paschal Matins — Oh, and you’ve never heard the Good News till you’ve heard it read in German, with a Japanese twist and a Southern accent. (In … Continue reading

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