Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 75,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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The Ordination of Fr. Joseph Gleason

On December 21, 2014, on the Feast of St. Thomas, Bishop JOHN ordained Joseph Gleason to the priesthood. Fr. Joseph will serve as the pastor of Christ the King Orthodox Church, in Omaha, Illinois.  

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Chrismation of the Gross Family

On December 20, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church, the Gross Family was baptized by Fr. Michael Keiser, and they received Chrismation from Bishop JOHN. Welcome home to the Church!

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Baptism of the Gross Family

On December 20, 2014, the feast day of St. Ignatius of Antioch, at Christ the King Orthodox Church, the Gross Family was welcomed into the Church by baptism. Henry David was baptized as Denis. Denise was baptized as Panteleimon. David was … Continue reading

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Virgin Birth? Yeah, Right.

This article was published in the following newspapers: Ridgway News – Thursday, December 27, 2007 Gallatin County Democrat – Thursday, December 27, 2007  ~ Virgin Birth?  Yeah, Right. Imagine your neighbor is engaged to be married.  She is a teenager, … Continue reading

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Babies Trusting in Jesus

This article was published in the following newspapers: Norris City Banner – Wednesday, December 5, 2007 Ridgway News – Thursday, December 6, 2007 Gallatin County Democrat – Thursday, December 6, 2007  ~ Babies Trusting in Jesus Christmas reminds us of … Continue reading

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