Today is one of the two Saturday of the Souls i.e. those who have fallen asleep. On this Saturday, and the last one of the Great Pascha for tomorrow is Ascension, that Eastern Orthodox Christians have memorial services for their reposed family either by paying respect to them either by going to the … Continue reading PsychoSabbaton, Soul Saturday
John of Reading wrote O Come O Ye Faithful which most of us remember as Adeste Fideles, which is how it was originally rendered way back in the 14th Century. I don't really know the Latin words outside of the first stanza, I am not Catholic, but I do remember hearing it as a child … Continue reading John of Reading
My annual posting for the feast of Pentecost: From the Feast The arrogance of building the tower in the days of old led to the confusion of tongues. Now the glory of the knowledge of God brings them wisdom. There God condemned the impious for their transgression. Here Christ has enlightened the fishermen by the … Continue reading Reblogged…Trees of Pentecost
Christos Anesti! Christ has Risen.
I found some great youtubes to listen to holy music this day....for those who cannot make church. Listen to this one...of course they are all Greek.
The reign of Constantine proved to be a turning point in history. The Edict of Milan helped transform Christianity from a persecuted religion into a popular faith. Christianity spread faster than ever before. Jesus’s message offered comfort in a world full of peril and suffering. His call to love God and neighbor gave meaning to … Continue reading Will the real St. Nick please standup ?