Reflections in Christ

by Fr. Steven Kostoff

An encounter like no other!

Among the Myrrhbearing Women, it is clear that Mary Magdalene is something of a “first among equals.”  In the Synoptic…

“Earthly Life Ceases”

I came across the phrase “earthly life ceases” at the beginning of an explanation of Holy Week written by the…

Through the Cross… Joy!

“For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comprehension” [2 Corinthians 4:17]. ...

A Lenten Reading List

I thought to compile a list of more-or-less Orthodox “lenten classics” upon which you may want to draw as Great Lent…

The Gospels: Encountering Christ

On Sunday, January 29, the Sunday of Zacchaeus, we heard the first “signal” that Great Lent is just around the corner…