Reflections in Christ

Lenten Reflections

Holy Week: A Mystic Torrent

As we enter Holy Week, the festal atmosphere of Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday yields to the solemnity, sobriety and…

Christ the King

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

The Sweet Relief of Repentance

“The end is approaching, O my soul – it is approaching! So why do you not care or prepare yourself for it? Arise! The time…

Everyone Loves A Winner

Everyone loves a winner. We celebrate athletes that run and jump, throw and catch better and faster than…

A Good Defense

“...For a good defense before the dread judgment seat of Christ, let us ask of the Lord.” ...

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…

Taking Lent seriously

The gateway to divine repentance has been opened.  Let us enter eagerly, purified in our bodies and observing…