Kiki Economou Eulogy

Below is a eulogy delivered by Nicholas Gage in honor of his koumbara: Kiki Economou Eulogy Vasiliki Mihopoulou Economou was a good and generous woman who suffered the many misfortunes that came into her life with patience, dignity and rare tenacity. She was born in...

Values In Life

Below is a sermon delivered by Dr. Lewis Patsavos at our church on Cheesefare Sunday (the last day before Lent): “VALUES IN LIFE” SERMON FOR CHEESEFARE SUNDAY “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy (them), and where thieves dig...

Cashew Cream Sauce

This post is a follow-up to the previous one about our Lenten celeb chef Athena Raptis Kamaris.  Athena made stuffed chard and also a variety of sauces to dip it in.  This sauce is great for Lent because it has protein and B vitamins.   -1 tbsp fresh lemon juice -1/2...

Stuffed Chard

Our annual Celebrity Chef series kicked off during the first week of Lent with a great demonstration by Athena Raptis Kamaris.  Athena is the real deal when it comes to being a chef – creative, industrious, and fearless.  She made a bunch of stuff, but today I...

Ceremony Upon Candlemas Eve

Tomorrow is February 2 – Groundhog Day!  But more importantly it is the feast of the Meeting of the Lord in the Temple – basically, Jesus’s and Mary’s 40 day blessing.  Being the 40th day after Christmas it marks the true end of the Christmas...

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...