Those Who Can, Do More

Those Who Can, Do More

Have you ever thought, “But what can I do?”  Take a tip from Michael Tabrizi.  Originally from Israel, but in America since 1989, Michael has owned Tabrizi’s, a restaurant on the Baltimore harbor, since 2007.   Recently he was inspired to offer a free meal to a homeless man, and...

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Some Thoughts About Musical Professionalism

Some Thoughts About Musical Professionalism

This past Spring, I had the privilege of recording a CD of my own compositions for St. Tikhon’s Monastery, where I live and work. The CD will be called “Till Morn Eternal Breaks: Sacred Choral Music of Benedict Sheehan.” It was a clearing of the backlog for me, a sort...

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18th OCA All-American Council Begins

18th OCA All-American Council Begins

The 18th All-American Council formally begins today in Atlanta, Georgia. During the course of the week updates will be posted, so please check back regularly whether or not you are attending the council. This posting, from Archpriest Steven Voytovich, Seminary Dean, is focused toward our Alumni: A joint Alumni Reception...

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Update on Sierra Leone

Update on Sierra Leone

Remember our interview with Fr. Themi of Sierra Leone? Were you inspired? Read an update from Eleni Athinodorou as she writes about her return to offer assistance to the people in West Africa. Ebola and poverty are still harsh realities. Eleni Returns to Sierra Leone Having been back in Sierra...

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100th Anniversary of Ukrainian Orthodox Parish

100th Anniversary of Ukrainian Orthodox Parish

On Saturday morning, July 11, 2015, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Dixonville, PA celebrated their 100th Anniversary. His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony and His Grace, Bishop Daniel lead the celebration with clergy, seminarians, and parishioners. We wish them many more years as trusted stewards of the Holy Orthodox...

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What’s Your Summer Camp Super Power?

What’s Your Summer Camp Super Power?

Orthodox Summer Camp was a changing factor in my life story. This is where I should add a legal disclaimer that not all camp experiences are the same and that results vary. It’s just that for me, I realized that I had a calling to serve the church in youth...

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