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PEOPLE: A long and winding road

A word of caution: This story contains references to sexual abuse.

It’s a beautiful morning when I meet Rev. Father Michael Medis at a coffeeshop in Lenexa, Kansas. 2,712 more words


Saint Gregory the Enlightener

Saint Gregory the Illuminator or Saint Gregory the Enlightener (Armenian: Գրիգոր Լուսաւորիչ transliterated Grigor Lusavorich, Greek: Γρηγόριος Φωστήρ or Φωτιστής, Gregorios Phoster or Photistes; c. – c.) is the patron saint and first official head of the Armenian Apostolic Church. 772 more words


St. Raphael the Archangel

Raphael (Standard Hebrew רָפָאֵל, Rāfāʾēl, “It is God who heals”, “God Heals”, “God, Please Heal”) is an archangel of Judaism, Islam and Christianity, who in the Christian tradition performs all manners of healing. 1,106 more words

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Saint Cyriacus the Anchorite

Saint Cyriacus the Anchorite (also known as ‘Cyriacus the Hermit’) (Greek: Ὅσιος Κυριάκος ὁ Ἀναχωρητής, Hosios Kyriakos ho Anachōrētēs) was born in Corinth in the year 448. 921 more words

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St. Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia, Martyr

From his life, written by John Dubraw, bishop of Olmutz, in Moravia, in the reign of Charles V.

a. d. 938.

St. Wenceslas was son of Uratislas, duke of Bohemia, and of Drahomira, of Lucsko, and grandson of Borivor, the first Christian duke, and the Blessed Ludmilla. 2,359 more words

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The Prophet Baruch

The Biblical Prophet Baruch lived in Jerusalem prior to its siege in 587 BC. Baruch was the scribe and devoted friend of the Prophet Jeremiah. Baruch wrote down the first scroll of prophesies about the defeat of the Babylonians that were dictated to him by Jeremiah in prison (Jeremiah 36: 4). 344 more words

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Another infrequent post (Last Hopefully)

Hey guys it’s been a long time since I have posted on my blog.  I think I have in the past mentioned that I was unsure as to what direction I would be taking this blog.  193 more words

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