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5 Key Words in Romanian

Language tells us what a culture values. While living and working in Romania in August, I continually heard words related to family, religion, formality, and good health. 706 more words


Our Lord meets us right here and right now

A homily delivered in Three Hierarchs Chapel at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary on Sunday, September 27, 2015. Readings for the day can be found… 1,291 more words

St Vladimir's Seminary

Contraception = Murder?

In keeping with the theme of my previous post, here is a piece from an Eastern Orthodox blogger titled “Murder before Conception.” Several Church Fathers are quoted supporting this view. 54 more words

Non-Lutherans' Thoughts

In the Footsteps of the Saints

It has been a long time since I last posted something, but a forthcoming event in the life of my parish has moved me to hit the keyboard once again. 740 more words


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As many of you already know, I serve as the pastoral assistant at St. Theodore of Tarsus Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Cardiff. We are excited to announce a 'Sponsored Prayer Walk' on Saturday the 3rd of October! Read this great post from the parish priest, Fr. James Siemens, for more details:

A chapel in Istanbul

A young relative recently visited Istanbul, where he saw, in the Archaeological Museums, the remains of a cycle of frescoes depicting the life of St. Francis. 693 more words

The schismatic Eastern Orthodox Church and the Dogma of Purgatory

Among many teachings of the Holy Roman Catholic & Apostolic Church; the Church’s dogma on Purgatory is what keeps our dear brothers in the Schismatic East separated. 613 more words