For now at least…

The influence of the Greek Orthodox Church – Balkan Hotspot

For the first time in over a year, I was able to kiss the chalice that holds the blessed blood and body of my Blessed Savior!

I went to the grocery store after the presanctified Liturgy this morning. Standing in the cold section looking at premade teas the full realization of that blessed event hit me full force and my eyes welled up with tears.

I was able to take the eucharist, have my lips wiped with the cloth by a helper and kiss-the-chalice!!

We still had to wear masks but still… it’s been over a year since we have been able to properly partake of the blessed sacrament of Holy Communion. Even now I’m getting misty eyed.

It’s been tough. China virus cases are on the rise again in our area so who knows how long this blessing will last? I’m sure some time during Holy Week things will escalate with all the extra bodies in church but for now, I am cautiously optimistic and i am being very careful. If I feel my health is at risk I will high tail it outta there!

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How about you? Are you seeing new, positive changes happening in your area yet?

Remember; being asked if you have, or have not had the vaccination is a violation of your HIPPA privacy and is ILLEGAL.

There is your PSA for the day.