Believing and Knowing

Believing and Knowing

“I believe this man is a living saint!” “Our people are the good guys—those other people are the ones doing wrong!” What if you believe that someone is not what they appear to be? If you believe that a certain man is a ‘living saint’ and not the ordinary flawed,...

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Are You a Sinner?

Are You a Sinner?

On Theologically Thinking, we hear from Fr. Athanasios Haros. He reminds us that when we hear stories of judgment and sin in the Scriptures, most of us don’t want to admit the Lord is speaking to us. It is easier for us to adopt the attitude of the Pharisee (Luke...

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What do I want for Christmas?

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, generally electronics are popular with men, jewelry with women, gaming consoles with teens, and so on; as we could expect, mostly material...

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

In the USA, it’s Veterans Day, when those, both living and dead, who have served in the Armed Forces are honoured, but in my country, Canada, this day is our Remembrance Day, when we commemorate those who gave their lives in war to protect and preserve the innocent and the...

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Compassion for People

Compassion for People

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει την ομιλία του Αγίου Γρηγορίου του Παλαμά για την Γ Κυριακή του Λουκά. Ο Ιησούς συμπόνεσε και ανέστησε τον γιο της χήρας. Μακάρι αυτή η συμπόνοια να είναι η κινητήρια δύναμη μας που θα μας καταστήσει συμμέτοχους στο έργο του Θεού για την σωτηρία μας.

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A Motto Not Just for Scouts: Be Prepared

A Motto Not Just for Scouts: Be Prepared

Years ago on a September afternoon, my now-thirteen-year-old son came home from his first grade class with a request: “Could he join Scouts?” That question propelled me into the world of Scouting, and would see two other sons eventually follow suit. My wife jokingly tells everyone that “dad likes scouting...

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Ascension of Jesus

Ascension of Jesus

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης προσπαθεί να εμβαθύνει στις επιπτώσεις που έχει η Ανάληψη του Κυρίου στην καθημερινή μας ζωή. Η ανθρώπινη φύση μας ανυψώνεται στους ουρανούς, έχει την δυνατότητα να κοινωνεί με τον Θεό, να διεκδικήσει τη θέωση και τη λύτρωση. Ολα αυτά όχι πια ως προσδοκία και ελπίδα, αλλά ως...

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Ladder of Divine Ascent

Ladder of Divine Ascent

On Harmony of Thunder, for the Sunday of St. John Climacus, we hear a reflection from Fr. David Smith on the Ladder of Divine Ascent. Why would you work to assure your salvation?

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