367. Saint Perpetua and her Heart-breaking Dilemma

Next Thursday, February 2, is the famous festival of the Holy Groundhog, more properly titled the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ in the Temple. I wrote a Post about both these celebrations some years ago, titled “The Groundhog who stole Candlemas”, which (if you’re interested) can be […]

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365. Yet another great Saint Gregory: Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople

The Holy Orthodox Church is running over with Saint Gregorys. I wrote last year about “Another great ¬†Saint Gregory” – Gregory of Nyssa. (If you’d like to read it, go to the far bottom right of this page, and scroll down to January 2022.) Before we get to this year’s great Saint Gregory the Theologian, […]

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364. Here’s what we’re going to miss again: Christ’s Temptations

Today Friday¬†January 6 is the Epiphany, when we celebrate Christ’s Baptism. In this Sunday’s Gospel reading, Christ begins His public ministry. Between those events something extremely significant happened, which most Orthodox never hear about. In fact I could find very few Orthodox icons about it. Christ’s Temptations in the Desert Last summer I wrote that […]

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