Day 24: The Zygote

Fr. John chose this topic for our assignment because Day 24 was the feast of the Conception of the Virgin Mary – very fitting!  The idea here is, I think, to talk about life and the abortion issue.  At times in the Orthodox blogosphere and in social media our...

Avarice?

Today’s topic is avarice – the Latin word for greed – and I imagine we were assigned this topic today because it is “Black Friday” – the biggest shopping day of the year.  The fashion, from what I have discerned from reading...

Hitler Tea Kettle And Twitter

It has been awhile, so here goes… Everyone so often something “blows up” on Twitter, and today was one of those days.  The interesting thing about learning news via Twitter is that there is only a small amount of text – 120 letters/spaces...

Paschal Message Of His Eminence

Paschal Message Of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios May 5, 2013 This past year, the Pew Research Center and the Gallup poll reported that a small percentage of Americans are active in their religious communities, and few are attending worship services. But, why is...