Only Love Reveals God

Below is a homily delivered by His Grace Bishop Ignjatije of Branicevo, pictured above with me and my little kum Nikolaj Krsic at the Diocesan Days in California. The sermon was loosely translated: “…Today’s story, or today’s event, transcribed by the Holy Apostle and Evengelist Luke, a meeting between Christ and, as it is saysContinue reading “Only Love Reveals God”

Clergy Double Bookings

H/T: Theology and Society (here) Priest Books Wedding and Funeral at Same Time; Apologizes for “Bride and Gloom” Ritual in Serbia Serbian Orthodox priest Father Jefrem Ratkovic was forced to apologize, after he recently scheduled a wedding at the same time as a funeral in the central Serbian town of Ljig, the Austrian Times websiteContinue reading “Clergy Double Bookings”

Real Face of the Hague

H/T: B92 (here) Hague Tribunal showed it real face, patriarch says BELGRADE — Serbian Patriarch Irinej said on Sunday that the Hague Tribunal had finally showed its true face by acquitting Croat Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markač He added that the Tribunal also proved that it was a political court. “With this verdict theContinue reading “Real Face of the Hague”

Days of Thanksgiving

This day of Thanksgiving, although deeply rooted in English traditions from the Protestant Reformation of days of fasting and days of thanksgiving, is a holiday loved by all I think.  Probably because of it’s simplicity: no pressure to find the right present, no candies or stuffed teddy bears. It’s a national family reunion of sortsContinue reading “Days of Thanksgiving”