The last judgement- homily

Today’s homily was super intense. Super. in.tense! This is not the identical homily but it’s pretty close. Metropolitan Philaret of Eastern American and New York (+1985) When the Son of man shall come in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then shall He sit upon the throne of His glory: and before…

Building your Orthodox library

How would you read about Orthodoxy if you were stuck for days, weeks, months, without the Internet? While I have learned SO much about the Orthodox church by accessing online; blogs, podcasts, videos, e-books, etc. I have also been building a hard copy, old-school, analog (ha ha, I know not entirely accurate but my term…

Why this mania for, Rumi?

The following is taken from the, Women of Grace website: PC writes: “Can you please educate us about the Muslim philosopher Rumi? I have Catholic relatives that quote him all the time on Facebook. My relatives that are outside the church often respond by “liking” these quotes. Something about these Rumi quotes don’t sit well…