God And Clothes

I have a new post in the “Our Faith” section of the church website going up soon.  Here is an excerpt – you can read the rest there: We are all familiar with the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and their disobedience to God. The story...

Look For The Lion

I have a new “Our Faith” article up on the church’s website.  Below is the first paragraph: If you look at the iconography and artwork in Orthodox churches you will see a veritable menagerie of animals. Those depicted include both real and imaginary...

John Chrysostom, Warhol And Beards

Today was the feast of St. John Chrysostom, who is remembered for many things, not the least which is the liturgy which bears his name and is the one we celebrate most Sundays of the year (outside of Lent).  Chrysostom actually passed away on Sept. 14 – the...

The Ornaments Are In!!!

The official Sts. Anargyroi ornaments have arrived!  Enosis-Philoptochos will be selling them after church on Godparents Sunday – this Sunday – as well as at the Grecian Festival on Labor Day weekend.  They come in a handsome box and make great gifts.  You...

Bottom Of The Sixth?

One of the ways in which we are trying to teach our children about art is by buying old calendars – usually in January bookstores and mall kiosks have calendars that didn’t get sold at Christmas for sale at a huge discount.  I usually find our house...

The Angel In The Floor

One day while in the altar at Sts. Anargyroi Vasili said to me “have you seen the angel in the floor?”.  He pointed at a seemingly random pattern in the marble, roughly between the prothesis and the altar table, so not really visible from outside.  And...