Sex and the city and a girl named Mary

On this final Sunday of Great and Holy Lent we remember and celebrate the life of the great St. Mary of Egypt. One of the lovely things that we take from her story is that no matter how far you’ve fallen, God is ready to redeem you. Even now, at the last hour of Great […]

We are all hungry

The Reading from the First Epistle of St. Paul to the Corinthians 6:12-20 & The Reading  from the Holy Gospel according to St. Luke 15:11-32 We are now 2 weeks away from the start of Great and Holy Lent and the readings today direct our minds to prepare. In his first epistle to the Corinthians, […]

When Hunger and Thirst Meet.

The reading is from the gospel according to St. John 4:5-42 Imagine meeting a complete stranger. This stranger has an amazing gift. They know everything about you, even the bad stuff. The woman at the well (who is known in our tradition as Photini) had such an encounter when she met the Lord Jesus Christ. […]