Above: The newest addition to our Church frescoes: The Life of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. Safe travels to all enjoying the holiday weekend!
Mary the Mother of God-The Time of Dormition John 19:25-Now there stood by the cross of Jesus His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. Fr. Rodney Torbic The beloved Mother of God would have the singular perspective of having been with the Lord Jesus Christ from the firstContinue reading “Time of Dormition”
Today is the feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, one of the Church’s Great Feasts and the last one of the church calendar year which begins September 14th. The first great feast celebrated in the church year is the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos so that the church year begins andContinue reading “Feast of the Dormition”
It’s been a long and hot summer; and muggy and little rainy and wet. And yes, fun too. Can summer ever be unfun? Granted, around here we tend to put the little ones to work during the summer months. I can sneak off somewhere while the older ones got my back with the baby. ItContinue reading “The last days of summer”
H/T: BBC (here) Dated: Aug. 16, 2012 Ethiopian church patriarch Abune Paulos dies The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Paulos, has died aged 76, the government has announced. The foreign ministry said he had been receiving treatment over the past week for an undisclosed illness. The patriarch’s office is due to hold anContinue reading “Ethiopian Patriarch Passed Away”