Keep Thy Mind In Hell

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Luke. (5:1-11) Have you ever been at your wit’s end? Have you ever felt like you were in the depths of despair? Have you ever felt that no matter what you did, things would never get better? I assume that each of us has had these […]

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 […]

When the Church apologized.

On the 15th of September in the year 1998 the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria sent out an apology. Here is what they wrote, “The Holy Spirit has enlightened the gathered members of the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa, under the leadership of H.B. Petros VII, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria […]