Reflections in Christ

by Fr. Lawrence Farley

Fr. Lawrence Farley

Christ the King

In the Western liturgical calendar we find the Feast of “Christ the King” (often changed to conform to the draconian canons…)

Holy Pascha: The Blast of a Trumpet

From the prophecies of Isaiah: “It will come about also in that day that a great trumpet will be blown, and those who were perishing…

Defending the Synodikon

Recently, on the First Sunday of Great Lent, we read the Synodikon in church—well, actually just a tiny snippet of it…

By the Waters of Babylon

Recently I was finishing up in the altar while the choir was practicing, and I heard them sing (beautifully, as always) the…

The Consensus of the Fathers

How can you be sure what the Bible teaches?  I get this question a lot from enquirers and catechumens.  Most of them come…

Will Everyone Eventually Be Saved?

When they are in fashion, fads are never recognized as fads.  Those under their influence and promoting them feel that they have…

Theophany: The Feast of Humility

Theophany is the feast of God’s humility.  Humility is not something normally associated with power.  Powerful people and…

Fire in the Desert

The Sunday before the Great Feast of the Theophany is dedicated to the work of John the Baptist (or Saint John…