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The Utter Destruction of Death

Stichera from the Presanctified Liturgy of the Sixth Wednesday of Great Lent:

Plagal of the First Mode
Verse 8. Out of the depths have I cried to Thee, O Lord, Lord hear my voice.

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11. St. Anicetus 155-166

A dreaded pirate from modern day Georgia,Anicetus led an anti-Roman revolt against Emperor Nero……wait,that’s the wrong Anicetus. THIS Anicetus was a scholar from Syria,and his tenure as Pope continued the fight against various heresies that plagued his predecessors. 182 more words


Last week of Lent

A man walked in to my bedroom last night, just another one, just one I used to know.

I looked away from his eyes but stroked his white skin with reverence. 131 more words

Exploring the Eastern Catholic Church

As many of you know, my family and I came into full communion with the Catholic Church in 2013. This momentous event took place at St. 148 more words


4th Sunday of Great Lent: Cookies of Divine Ascent

I hope my friend Carolyn doesn’t mind, but I have to share some pictures of the cookies she and her granddaughter made for our Lenten bake sale today, on the 4th Sunday of Lent when the Orthodox Church commemorates St. 455 more words

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The Rapture Part 2

Let’s discuss and see what the scriptures say about the blessed hope; The Rapture Part 2


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Mark 8:34-9:1

Homily by Fr. Gregory Owen

He said unto them, ‘Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.’”

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