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Nearly 8 years ago

Two relationships entwined

“He cannot have God for his Father who has no the Church for his mother.” – St. Cyprian of Carthage

Nearly 9 years ago

Vespers Stichera, Annunciation

Gabriel came and stood before you, O Virgin. Revealing God’s eternal plan he greeted you: “Hail, O earth that has not been sown! Hail,

Nearly 9 years ago

Fulfill Our Intention

Magnify, O my soul, her who is more honorable and more glorious than the armies on high. It would be easier for us to

Nearly 9 years ago

Our Mother

Rejoice O Jerusalem. Keep the feast all ye who love Sion. Today, the ancient bonds of Adam’s condemnation hath been loosed. Paradise hath been

Nearly 9 years ago

9th Ode of the 2nd Canon of Christ's Nativity

Magnify, O my soul, her who is more honorable and more exalted in glory than the heavenly hosts. I behold a strange and wonderful

Nearly 9 years ago

The Gospel Summarized in the Anaphora

With these blessed powers, O Master and Lover of Mankind, we sinners also cry out and say: “Holy are You, truly all-holy!” There is

Nearly 10 years ago

The Churching of the World

“the churching of the World” – Anestis Keselopoulos, Man and the Environment

Nearly 10 years ago

Theological Episteme

“Theological language uses episteme, but cannot reduce itself to it without falling yet again from this world.” – Vladimir Lossky

Nearly 10 years ago

The Illusion of Concepts

“Yet theological thought can also become a hindrance, and one must avoid indulging in it, abandoning oneself to the feverish illusion of concepts.” –

Nearly 10 years ago

The East

“God planted the garden in Eden, in the East.” – St. Symeon the New Theologian

Nearly 10 years ago

God Without Opposite

“God as being, existence itself and goodness itself and wisdom itself – or to speak more truly, above all these – has altogether no

Nearly 10 years ago

Idle Words

“Since an ‘idle word’ is not just one which is unprofitable, but equally one which is spoken or written ‘before we practice it and

Nearly 10 years ago

Material Autonomy

“The oppressive and tyrranical control which man feels from material goods is due to the effort he makes, whether consciously or unconsciously, to make

Nearly 10 years ago

Iconography and Ecology

(of ikons): “The fact that man, as the crown of creation, is always put in the foreground while the rest of creation is arranged

Nearly 10 years ago

Tyrrany

“St. Symeon notes man’s tendency to tyrranize his social and his natural environment.” – Anestis Keselopoulos, Man and the Environment