Langley, British Columbia: St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church

St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, B.C, is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, located in suburban Vancouver on the Canadian west coast. Its pastor is Fr. Lawrence Farley who contributes to The Sounding blog, the oca.org blog, and has regular podcasts with the Coffee Cup...

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Metropolitan Philip in the Eyes of Others

Metropolitan Philip in the Eyes of Others

I did not personally know Metropolitan PHILIP (Saliba). Oh, of course, I have met him. After all, I am an Antiochian priest, and I have attended clergy conferences. Realistically, other than greeting him in passing, I never knew him. But, I know people who knew him, and, more important, I...

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving Day here in Canada, and while we, as Orthodox Christians are supposed to be thankful for everything we have, and give glory to God for everything always, it’s good to be reminded that we’re supposed to do that. One thing I struggle with is the notion that we’re...

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