May The Phos (Light) Be With You #2: Four Lessons

May The Phos (Light) Be With You #2: Four Lessons

Four Orthodox Lessons from Obi-Wan Kenobi Popular culture’s ongoing obsession with all things Star Wars continues to grow with over 55 million people viewing the trailer for the soon to be released episode and countless children donning Star Wars costumes this past Halloween.   Star Wars is not just a...

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May the Phos (Light) be With You.

May the Phos (Light) be With You.

Popular culture is going to go crazy for Star Wars in the coming months.  Count me among the millions of people who cannot wait for the latest installment of Star Wars entitled, The Force Awakens! George Lucas’ Star Wars films have captured the imagination of generations both young and old....

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Vasilopita

Vasilopita

It has always been an honor to be named after St. Basil.  Known for his generosity and care for the poor, St. Basil was also a brilliant theologian.  St. Basil the Great lived during the Fourth Century and was one of the most favored and respected bishop saints in the...

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St. Basil:  A Proper Bishop

St. Basil: A Proper Bishop

St. Basil lived and worked in the fourth century, when the Church was just starting to work hand in glove with the Roman state.  The new relationship took some getting used to:  before this, the Christians tried to avoid the State and its police whenever they could, since the coming...

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