An Orthodox Christian Bucket List

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Mark. (8:34-9:1) Yesterday we buried a good friend of this mission. Ed Strange was really a joy to know and a man who served tirelessly to help the Church. He spearheaded the replacement of all of the sanctuary lighting as well as all of the new […]

Do All Paths Lead to Salvation?

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 4:5-42 On this Sunday we hear the story of the Samaritan woman at the well. This is a long and fascinating passage that deserves to be studied carefully and I would encourage you to do so. I would like to focus on some of the […]

Theoretical or Actual Christianity?

The reading is from the holy gospel according to St.Matthew 6:14-21 The reading today is given as the final word of preparation as we get ready for the journey called great Lent. These are the life giving words of our Lord Jesus Christ regarding forgiveness, fasting and the treasures of the heart. Forgiveness: We start […]