Chancellor’s Diary

by Fr. John Jillions

Fr. John Jillions

June 4, 2014

Postfeast of the Ascension

Psalm 109

This difficult Psalm is read on Holy Friday at the Third Hour…

June 3, 2014

Postfeast of the Ascension

Psalm 108

My heart is ready, O God,
 my heart is…

June 2, 2014

Arvo Pärt

I don’t normally write for the Chancellor’s Diary on Mondays, but Arvo Pärt’s presence at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary this past Saturday, and the concert of his music at Carnegie Hall that night left a deep impression. I can’t simply fold it into a listing of other events.

May 30, 2014

Postfeast of Ascension

Psalm 107

Then they cried to the Lord in…

May 22, 2014

Psalm 105: Despoiling the Egyptians

Then he led forth Israel with silver and gold,
and there was none among his tribes who stumbled. ...

May 21, 2014

Psalm 104

O Lord, how manifold art Thy works! 
In wisdom hast Thou made them all…

May 20, 2014

Psalm 103

Bless the Lord, O my soul;
 and all that is within me, bless His holy name! ...

May 16, 2014

Psalm 102: Affliction, Resurrection and Eternal Remembrance

Thou shalt rise up and have pity upon Zion, for it is time to have compassion on her, yea, the time has come. ...

May 15, 2014

Psalm 101

O Lord, I will sing to Your of mercy and judgment.
Psalm 101(100):1 (LXX) ...