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Youth and Tradition

“Tradition” and “youth” aren’t words that generally go hand in hand. Before Pink Floyd’s iconic 1979 hit, “Another Brick in the Wall pt….

Jun 26, 2016

Being Well in the Ancient Faith

“I come to You, O Christ, blind from birth in my spiritual eyes, and call to You in repentance: ‘You are the most radiant Light of those in darkness’.”…

Jun 25, 2016

Enabling a Loved One: A Christian Perspective

We all have one in our family. The loved one who drinks a little too much, gambles, or takes a few too many pain pills. These family members can be the…

Jun 19, 2016

The Intersection of Art and Faith

As a Christian and a creative individual, art takes on a different meaning. As opposed to a hobby or a means of self-expression, creativity is deeply rooted…

Jun 14, 2016

Who is My Neighbor?

St. Silouan the Athonite (1866 – 1938) writes, “Both Christ’s commandments – of love towards God and love towards our neighbour – make up a single…

Jun 01, 2016

Site of Jesus’ Baptism to be Cleared of Mines, giving access to Orthodox Christians and other Christian Denominations

Under a new agreement between Israeli and Palestinian officials, the site of Jesus’ baptism is to be cleared of mines over the next two years, giving…

May 17, 2016

Our Life is Hidden with Christ in God

Sermon for Holy Tuesday Morning   When we consider the hymns and readings of these initial days of Holy Week, we see that we are not just encountering…

Apr 28, 2016

Our Traditions Are Scripture-Based

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.  John 12: 24…

Mar 27, 2016

About Those Big, Fat, Greek Weddings…

Everybody loves Nia Vardalos’ My Big Fat Greek Wedding and with the release of the sequel, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, everyone is bound to be laughing…

Mar 26, 2016

Understanding Christ’s Love Through Caregiving

As we continue through Great Lent, I am inspired to think of the many reasons I love Jesus. For years my daily routine has included scripture and prayer….

Mar 25, 2016

The Mystery of Death and Resurrection

During the past several months, I have have gotten hooked on the soundtrack to the newest Broadway hit musical, Hamilton. Historically meticulous and…

Mar 23, 2016

“O Lord, Make the Evil Be Good” A Christian Response To Terrorism

Following the deadly series of terrorist attacks that struck Brussels on Tuesday, and in light of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the Boston Marathon, and…

Mar 22, 2016