The Many St. Gregorys

Last week I celebrated my name day/feast day – St. Gregory the Theologian – and yesterday was the feast of the Three Hierarchs, of which Gregory the Theologian is one of them. I received some wishes yesterday for what is sort of a secondary name day feast...

Leap Day Thoughts

Happy leap day – February 29!  Here in New England it was a rare “warm” – 55-60 degrees in many places – February day.  Two thoughts about leap day/leap year: -I was born in late February – I just celebrated my birthday – and...

Day 28: Kitchen Table

Today we are charged with writing about our kitchen table, which Fr. Peck calls the most important piece of furniture in our house.  I imagine this is because it is the one thing where everyone will, hopefully, be gathered around at the same time, thus facilitating...

Less Is More

Friday’s assignment – Black Friday’s assignment – in our blogging exercise is “less is more”.  I am psyched to write about this because I had the best Black Friday of my life, and my friends and I had more fun than anyone else in...

A Prayer Of Thanksgiving

Fr. Dimitri Moraitis, Fr. Dean’s successor in Worcester and  a good friend of mine, posted this Thanksgiving prayer on Facebook: A Prayer for your Thanksgiving Table O Lord of all creation: Be blessed for the earth and all it holds, for the seas and all their...