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The Transformation of Discord into Harmony and Love

Within the body of the Church, conflicts, misunderstandings, and scandals are inevitable. As long as the Holy Orthodox Church continues to exist, so as to save sinners through the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, human beings will disagree. Though God’s presence in the lives of all persons within a conflict may be apparent, this […]

Thoughts on the events at Lone Star Community College

Tuesday morning, April 9th, at approximately 11:20am, on the Cypress Campus of Lone Star Community College in Houston, Texas, a lone student, 20-year-old Dylan Quick, attacked 12 students on the campus with a knife, slashing at his victim’s heads and throats. The student was finally subdued by authorities, which brought the senseless violence to an end. Two […]

Lent 2013 – On this Journey Together!

Yesterday we entered the Great and Holy Fast of the Holy Orthodox Church. While it is almost unheard of for an Orthodox Christian to not be aware of the concept and season of the Great Fast, it is far more likely to find Orthodox Christians who are certainly unfamiliar with the common and customary practices of the […]