Repitition in the Orthodox Church

Perhaps you already read this somewhere online. Someone emailed it to me: The incident related below was forwarded to me by a local priest and I thought the reading of this account would bring a blessing to others–God’s grace is magnificent (you’ll see what I mean in just a moment). I thought the following storyContinue reading “Repitition in the Orthodox Church”

The Oil of Gladness

Just as Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday serve as a kind of celebratory oasis during the lenten days, Great and Holy Wednesday, in the midst of Passion Week, has the same affect on me. Especially the evening Unction service. In our small Orthodox community in northwest Pennsylvania we always have a pan-Orthodox service at theContinue reading “The Oil of Gladness”