Posts about holidays

The Sounding

Liberty and Technocracy: JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, and an Orthodox Fourth of July

July 4 on the Old Calendar would mark the feast of the Royal Martyrs of Russia, the last Orthodox emperor and his family, slain on the Fourth of July….

Jul 02, 2014
The Sounding

Pascha isn’t over yet!

While getting ready for bed on Easter Sunday, my older daughter began to get teary-eyed. After I tucked her sister into bed, she followed me out of the…

Apr 24, 2014
The Sounding

St. Valentine: The Most Famous Saint You Never Knew

Question: Quick, what day is it? Answer: Are you KIDDING??? Even in our very secularized culture, there’s one saint’s day no one is likely to forget:…

Feb 13, 2014
The Sounding

Walnuts in Syrup

Need a last minute gift for a Christmas gathering? Run out of ideas and extra cash? This recipe for Walnuts in Syrup could save the day! Combine: 4 c (1…

Dec 28, 2013
The Sounding

What do I want for Christmas?

As we approach the holy night of Nativity, comes a time when we ask ourselves the timeless question: what do I want for Christmas? If one looks around,…

Dec 27, 2013
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It’s Christmas Day – What’s next?

Dr. Violet Leathers asks: It’s Christmas Day – What’s next? Tune in to find out about the Christian meaning of the popular carol “The…

Dec 26, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Freedom in Repentance

We continue our month-long reflections on repentance and forgiveness with Dr. Stephen Muse, who examines what it truly means to forgive. In addition to…

Dec 19, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Christmas Carol Messages

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks on the messages found within our Christmas Carols.

Dec 19, 2013
The Sounding

I Dare You to Say “Merry Christmas!”

“And, four dollars and seventy three cents is your change.” The grocery checker handed me my money and receipt. “Merry Christmas” I said, looking…

Dec 19, 2013
The Sounding

Celebrating Christmas after December 25

Fear not. This is not a debate on old calendar vs. new… Rather, it is a look at when to lay down the fast and begin to feast. The rest of the world has…

Dec 13, 2013
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