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Church planting in Madidi

About 18 months ago Fr Markos Manyeke started to build himself a house in Madidi, on the remote north-western edge of the City of Tshwane (actually beyond Klipgat, in North-West Province). 306 more words


BBC Essay on the Armenian Church in Myanmar

From the BBC’s News Magazine, here’s a lovely essay, “The Last Armenians of Myanmar,” about a small Armenian parish church, St. John the Baptist, in the capital city of Yangon.  417 more words


Happy New Year: Learn Why the Greek Orthodox Church Celebrates the New Year on the 1st of September

It seems really strange to say HAPPY NEW YEAR today, but i’m not joking! It is actually the beginning of a New Year in the Orthodox Church. 460 more words

Greek Customs (in Greece)

living in the shadow of orthodoxy

Barnabas Bridge – Sunday August 31 2014 – living under the shadow of Orthodoxy

We knew little of Orthodoxy until we started spending time in Romania.

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I’ve undergone another major transition and I’m just now getting time to myself to reflect. I didn’t do a lot of writing last year. Between freelancing as a musician and having a series of highly emotional events take their toll, I found that the time that I had to reflect in order to even put my mind in a space to write, just did not work. 322 more words


Why I'm Not an Orthodox Christian: Byzantinism


Continuing from Part I, I remain a Catholic and not an Orthodox Christian because the Catholic Church, at least at this point, is decidedly more catholic.   1,045 more words


Evening Prayer 30.8.14, Charles C. Grafton, Bishop of Fond du Lac, & Ecumenist, 1912

Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.

If I say, “Surely the darkness will cover me, and the light around me turn to night,” darkness is not dark to you, O Lord; the night is as bright as the day; darkness and light to you are both alike. 1,759 more words

Jesus Christ