….and in with the New? Fr. John in his blog, Fr John Whiteford’s News, Comments, & Reflections (here) questions the interpretation of some Orthodox regarding the validity of Old Testament moral law. The Continuing Validity of the Moral Law of the Old Testament One of the earliest heresies that the Church had to confront wasContinue reading “Out with the Old Testament….”
Wonder if they went over this scenario at the wedding rehearsal? Look at the groom’s face at 0.15 seconds when he sees the storm coming.
H/T: The Abandoned Mind (here), taken from a sermon about the Widow of Nain, tomorrow’s gospel lesson: “….the Blessed Theophylact wrote in his commentary that the widow can be said to represent the soul which has lost its husband, the Word of God. The son of that widow portrays the mind which is dead andContinue reading “Soul and Mind”
H/T: Google News (here); I suspect this would have been better covered had the shooter been Serbian. Suspected Islamist fires at Sarajevo US embassy SARAJEVO — A suspected radical Islamist opened fire on the US embassy in Sarajevo on Friday wounding a police guard in what a Bosnian leader condemned as a “senseless terrorist attack”.Continue reading “Islamist Fires at US Embassy”
H/T: Mystagogy (here) Saint Paraskeva the New was born into a pious family, living during the eleventh century in the village of Epivato, between Silistra and Constantinople. Her older brother Euthymius became a monk, and later he was consecrated as Bishop of Matidia. One day, while attending the divine services with her mother at theContinue reading “Venerable Mother Paraskeva – St. Petka”