227. Magicians from the East

Christ is born! Glorify Him! All icons, unless noted, by permission of St Isaac’s Skete: skete.com from “Orthodox Chants”  The Magi It’s no secret that we Orthodox are always ahead of the game! With us Orthodox the Magi are already here – in our Gospel reading for Christmas Day Divine Liturgy: Matthew 2:2-12. Some others, […]

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225. Saint Nicholas speaks! and Saint Nicholas Church is founded.

  I mean literally speaks! Or kind of. Or… once again, just keep reading. This is the last week I’ll focus on my experiences. Promise. For a while – because you new readers haven’t heard about Saint Nektarios. Last week we left it with me a deeply frustrated Episcopalian priest, sure now I must be Orthodox but […]

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224. Saint Nicholas does something completely “off the wall”

  Well, actually it was entirely on the wall! More on this later. “Image compliments of St Isaac’s Skete: skete.com” Saint Nicholas  This Sunday December 6 is the feast of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker of Myra in Lycia. Why December 6? Because that is the day he died, his “birthday” into Heaven. This seems the right time […]

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