The Meaning of Basil at the Elevation of the Cross

The Meaning of Basil at the Elevation of the Cross

When I was a child, I would frequently visit my grandmother (Yiayia) and grandfather (Papou) who lived in a small town east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They had a large yard with a view of the Monongahela River. The climate created the perfect conditions to grow a beautiful garden every summer....

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It racks the nerves

It racks the nerves

Saint Ignatius Brianchaninoff   Pride wreaks havoc with the nerves, heats the blood, stimulates the imagination and maintains our fallen state. Humility calms the nerves, cools the blood, stops you from day-dreaming and puts a stop to our fallen state. It gives the life which Jesus Christ brought. Source: pemptousia.com...

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Feast of the Exaltation of the Venerable and Life-Giving Cross   

Feast of the Exaltation of the Venerable and Life-Giving Cross  

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. When the chief priests and the officers saw Him, they cried out, “Crucify Him, crucify Him!” Pilate said to them, “Take Him yourselves...

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