My Church’s Centennial Celebration

My Church’s Centennial Celebration

Photo courtesy of Kathleen Marvin Sickles. This past October, I had the honor of being the co-chairperson of my church’s Centennial Celebration. It was an amazing experience to be part of the excitement leading up to the grand weekend. Seeing old friends and family come together to honor a rich...

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The Cultural Committee of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Presents an Iconography Workshop

The Cultural Committee of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Presents an Iconography Workshop

The Cultural Committee of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Presents an Iconography Workshop July 28, 29, & 31 and August 1, 2 & 3; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, lunch included A six-day intensive course for beginners and experienced, under the direction of renowned visiting Master Iconographer and expert instructor...

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Compromise

Compromise

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.  Luke 10:27 Jesus said, “Again, I say to you, if two of...

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The Tax-collector and the Pharisee and the Lenten Triodion

The Tax-collector and the Pharisee and the Lenten Triodion

Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou   There is more to Lent than fasting, and there is more to fasting than food. This principle lies at the heart of the Lenten Triodion, the main hymnbook of Lent. Lent is without doubt the richest and most distinctive season of the ecclesiastical year. The Lenten...

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People Are People: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

People Are People: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

In her book entitled Ancient Christian Martyrdom:  Diverse Practices, Theologies and Traditions.  Candida Moss, an English academic who is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity on the theology faculty of the University of Notre Dame talks about martyrdom and how ordinary people can be called to extraordinary things. We...

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