Reflections in Christ

by Fr. Steven Kostoff

Moving beyond mere belief

I recently came across this very intriguing text that I wanted to share:  “I knew you that you existed but did not believe it was so…

The Cross reveals God’s mercy and grace

Throughout this week, we continue to our celebration of the Great Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy and Lifegving Cross of the Lord.  At the festal…

The Crucified King of Glory

We are approaching the Feast Day of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross—to give the Feast its full title – this coming Sunday…

The Imitation of God Himself

Recently, I was reading and studying what has come to be called “the Sermon on the Plain” found in Luke…

Too busy NOT to pray!

While looking through a catalogue recently from a Christian publishing company, I came across a rather intriguing title: Too Busy Not to Pray.  I say intriguing…

“Become What You Are!”

Come, O believers, let us celebrate in song today, glorifying the memory of all the saints! ...

The Last and Great Day of the Feast

Pentecost Sunday is also called “Trinity Sunday.”  The One God is the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit—One God, therefore, worshipped in three…

From Where Do We Draw Our Water?

In my humble opinion, the dialogue between Jesus and the Samaritan woman (John 4:5-42) may just be the most profound and amazing dialogue ever recorded…