Monthly Archives: February 2014

Forgivness Sunday

As we approach Lent, this Sunday is Forgiveness Sunday.  There is a lot written about this special day as a preparation for Lent and then Pascha.  So instead of re-inventing articles here is one I thought worth sending along. Forgiveness … Continue reading

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AXIOS!!

AXIOS February 21, 2014 By Fr. John Peck Today was the consecration to the episcopacy of Bishop David (Mahaffey) of Sitka & All Alaska. At his consecration as bishop, as at all Orthodox ordinations, the clergy, the choir and the … Continue reading

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Living a Spiritual Life

“It has become a commonplace to hear someone say, “I’m spiritual but not religious.” Most people have a general understanding of what is meant. I usually assume that the person holds to a number of ideas that are considered “spiritual” … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fathers

God calls us to perfection (Matt 5:48). This can’t be obtained without the participation in the divine-human life of Christ. “Therefore the goal of Orthodox Spirituality is the perfection of the believer by his union with Christ.” One who climbs … Continue reading

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Have an Exit Plan

Do you have an ‘Exit Plan’?  Are you ready?  What if all heck breaks lose?  Are you working out your Salvation with “Fear and Trembling”? Among Protestant groups today there is found a marked interest in the end times. Christian … Continue reading

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Saint Valentine

The Orthodox Saint Valentine The ancient martyrology of the Church of Rome marks February 14th as the remembrance of “the martyr Valentine, presbyter of Rome” (Valentinus means “vigorous” in Latin). Unfortunately the historical data for the Saint is incomplete. The … Continue reading

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12 Reasons Why I Became and/or Remain an Orthodox Christian

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