May 12, 2014

I’m in the UK for a spell; started out in Glastonbury (Part 1 and Part 2), now in and around Belfast. Click the images to enlarge. Read more

May 11, 2014

Here’s some pics from my second day in Glastonbury. You may find Part One – HERE. Click to enlarge. Read more

May 10, 2014

I’m on a bit of a sabbatical in the United Kingdom.  Your prayers! First stop:  Glastonbury, England. Click on the images to enlarge. Read more

April 30, 2014

It’s a common scene: A man or woman walks into their first Divine Liturgy and they are totally lost.  What are they to do with their hands? When I was growing up in the Baptist Church, once one got seated in the pew, it was time to use the hands to dig in mom’s purse for some candy or gum. This, of course, is not allowed in Orthodox Temples.  In fact, no food except the Eucharist and Antidoron should be... Read more

April 26, 2014

It was 1989; I was in my first year of seminary. Browsing the bookstore one morning I found a book illustrated by Fr John Matusiak called Orthodox Clipart. Therein was a drawing of Mary in a font with Christ in her lap. I was captivated by what I thought was a beautiful illustration of baptism: birth and rebirth. I bought the book and excitedly showed the wife. Two things happened thanks to that purchase: 1) We commissioned an icon of... Read more

April 20, 2014

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March 23, 2014

Some reminiscences about Metropolitan Philip prior to the Trisagion for the Departed at St Joseph Church, Houston – Sunday of the Cross, March 23, 2014 on …   The Orthodixie Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio! Read more

March 11, 2014

Living as an Orthodox Christian in a Secular Society – Fr Daniel Payne, Associate Pastor of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, preaches during the Houston Orthodox Clergy Association‘s annual Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers at St Joseph Church, Houston (March 9, 2014). Audio:  HERE Click images to ENLARGE. Choir Rehearsal before the service; Andy Ghiz directing.         Read more

March 6, 2014

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March 6, 2014

From the St Joseph Photo Gallery; photos by Eddie Brega. Click the image to enlarge.   Read more

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