Notes from a Baptismal Homily – Baptism as Cosmic Spiritual Warfare

Welcome Guests.  Congratulations. What is it that just happened?  What is it that baptism accomplishes? There are many ways to look at it: In secular terms, the community of St. Michael’s welcomed a family into formal membership.  This is, of course true, and while happy as we have been so happy them as worshipping and […]

Baptism and Baptismal Liturgy

OrthoAnalyika Shownotes: 15 November 2009 Note: be sure to subscribe to the podcast. Homily/Lesson (23rd Sunday after Pentecost; Baptismal Readings) Welcome guests. Beautiful day. I am so happy that the [family] agreed to allow us to Baptize [their child] during Divine Liturgy. Nothing wrong with doing it after Liturgy: this is the way most of […]