A Meditation on MLK Jr and Our Own Cowardice

The Lord God stands in the midst of the Divine Council and judges among the gods.”How long will you rule unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked?Defend the poor and fatherless, maintain the rights of the afflicted and the destitute.  Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” (Psalm 82:1-4) […]

Four Orthodox Christian Lessons from MLK Jr

 This is a nice article by Andrew Estocin. Here’s a quote; “Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Iakovos both knew that the human person as the image and likeness of God was a truth worth breaking the law, fighting and (in Rev. King’s case) ultimately dying for. Orthodoxy in America needs this type of courage […]

Liturgy – The Place of Scripture in Orthodox Life & Worship

8th Sunday after Pentecost The Sunday of Saint Olympia, deaconess of ConstantinopleGospel:  St. Matthew 14:14-22 (The Feeding of the Five Thousand) What a beautiful day to celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ!  Today’s Gospel reading is an affirmation of our faith, of our worship, and especially of the holy Eucharist which we celebrate […]