Monthly Archives: June 2011

St Joseph @ the Bible Bowl

Before heading out the door for a week at Camp St Raphael, I can’t resist posting a pic of our gang at the recent Parish Life Conference in Shreveport, Louisiana. (This is like a proud papa post; click to enlarge.) … Continue reading

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DO THAT AGAIN: Wives, Obey Your Husbands (Doh!)

This week’s episode of the Orthodixie Podcast, an “oldie but goodie”, is about that big event of summer. (I’m away at Camp St Raphael this week; prayers coveted.) For all the Old Marrieds out there, here’s a little chuckle someone … Continue reading

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The strangest thing you’ll read today …

An outbreak of dancing plague, also known as St. Vitus’ Dance or epidemic chorea, began on this day in 1374 in Aachen, Germany. Stolen from the Writer’s Almanac … From Aachen it spread across central Europe and as far away … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Board in This Church

“After Mass someone came up to me and said, ‘What about ironing boards?’ So then I started saying it would be a blessing of surfboards, boogie boards, skate boards, skim boards, ironing boards, school boards, executive boards and even two-by-fours. … Continue reading

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+ Mother Christina of Saidnaya +

Fr. Charles Baz, Pastor of St. John Orthodox Church, Levittown, New York, writes: “I have received the sad news of the falling asleep in the Lord of His handmaid, Mother Christina Baz, Abbess of the Patriarchal Convent of our Lady … Continue reading

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Dancing With the Demon What Brung Ya?

A while back, commenting on the sad state of a former rock star, I wrote: I believe it’s possible to take one’s struggles and temptations and turn them into a craft: poetry, prose, lyrics and art. The muse might possess … Continue reading

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Why Come to Houston in June?

Also, check it out on our Parish Life Conference webpage! Special thanks to Producer, Doug Burns, and webmaster Eddie Brega.

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