The big news in Serbian sports of course is the victory of Serbian Novak Djokovic at yesterday’s Australian Open. Below is a picture from the crowd. Notice bottom right corner His Grace Bishop Irinej of Australia.
I’m certainly late with this post but this morning I received my January issue of Pravoslavlje, the official newspaper of the Serbian Patriarchate, and I found this article which had been translated from English to Serbian and originally appeared in the New York Times (here): St. Nick in the Big City ST. NICHOLAS was aContinue reading “From great man to great myth”
Taken from Leah’s blog Christ is in our midst! (here): More than fifteen hundred years ago St. Anthony the Great declared that “a time is coming when people will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him saying, ‘you are mad, you are not like us.” It mayContinue reading “Gain your neighbor and you’ll gain God”
I’m a few days late with this post as this past Tuesday was the Twelfth day of Christmas for us on the Old Calendar. I found this post on Fr. Peter-Michael Preble’s blog (here). I didn’t know that in some cultures there was a connection between All Hallows Eve and the Twelvth Night. The pictureContinue reading “The Twelfth Day of Christmas”
These past few days have been busy ones, all of which culminated in yesterday’s feast of St. John the Baptist, our family Krsna Slava. We prepared food and more food and the house and the kids and our ourselves for a day of celebrating, welcoming guests…which means today we’re recovering. I caught a glimpse ofContinue reading ““Pop Icon” Returns Orthodox Icon”