Tag: icons

Div. Liturgies during the week…

Are my favorite!! Today we commemorated, St. John of San Francisco. Read more about him HERE. Liturgies during the week are my favorite. On Sunday, we are at max capacity. It gets a bit too warm for me. Also, the week day… Read More

The Apostles’ Fast

http://www.pravmir.com/the-apostles-fast-and-theology/ On fasting. Observing the Apostles’ Fast Living as Apostles  

The Apostles’ Fast

The Apostles’ fast began Saturday night. It lasts for one week. HERE is a link to an Orthodox Christian article about the Original Apostles. I hope you read it and find it illuminating.

Holy Martyr St. Phocas the gardener

Martyr Phocas the Gardener of Sinope Article reblogged from the OCA website. Commemorated on September 22 The Holy Martyr Phocas the Gardener came from the city of Sinope on the southern shore of the Black Sea. Having a small garden, he lived… Read More

Virgin Mary undoer of knots

I belong to an oil painting forum. One of the other painters is recreating this painting for his wife who is a devote Roman Catholic to donate to a shrine. I looked up the prayer. Love it! Using it!

The Life of Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

Jesus in the garden- Orthodox Holy Week Pt. 3

I’ve been up since 3:00 it is now about 3:40. The moon is still bright. I’m thinking about Christ praying in the garden of Gethsemane last night. Just a few hours ago after He celebrated Passover dinner with his remaining disciples. There… Read More

Orthodox Holy Week Pt. 2- Orthodoxy heals your soul

Orthodox Christianity ultimately focuses on healing our souls. I think it is fairly obvious by what I post about my past as a Protestant that I am in the process of healing. My youth in Protestantism was not an issue Per se…. Read More

Welcome to Orthodox Holy Week

The moon is so bright you could probably read by it. The first full moon of Spring marks Passover. The Jewish holiday (remember Christ was born into a Jewish family. He came first for the Jews, was rejected and then adopted the… Read More

Struggling with Christian female identity

As I watched a program the other day on which two men were dressed as women in garish, bright yellow dresses, I lamented the state of our nation. Not just for this, but for so many things we are getting wrong in… Read More