Saints: July 12th, Veronica and the Shroud of Turin

ikon for Agia BerenikeAlso today, July 12 is the celebration for Veronica, (Berenike in Greek) who wiped Christ's face as He carried His cross towards Golgotha aka the Shroud of Turin. She is also known as thee woman who Christ cured of the issue of blood. (Luke 8:43) Traditionally she is identified as Herod the … Continue reading Saints: July 12th, Veronica and the Shroud of Turin

The Celebration of Luke the Evangelist, October 18

Reading from the Synaxarion:This Apostle was an Antiochean, a physician by trade, and a disciple and companion of Paul.  He wrote his Gospel in Greek after Matthew and Mark, after which he wrote the Acts of the Apostles, and dedicated both works to Theophilus, who, according to some, was Governor of Achaia.  He lived some … Continue reading The Celebration of Luke the Evangelist, October 18

Eminem on Enemies

27But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, and do good to them which hate you, 28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which spitefully use you. 29 And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloak, offer … Continue reading Eminem on Enemies