Category Archives: Liturgy

Sacred Space

Kyriacos Markides mentions a discussion he had with two colleagues and friends in Maine: After an evening talk on Eastern Orthodoxy at the Orono Methodist Church, the organizers and I walked to the local pub to continue our discussion related … Continue reading

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Put a Fire in it

Celebrate a beautiful liturgy, while neglecting the preaching of the Word, and your soul will eventually freeze to death. Focus entirely on preaching, while forgetting about the liturgy, and your soul may burn to a crisp. The Devil just wants you to … Continue reading

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A Calvinist Anglican Converts to Orthodoxy

Mark Bradshaw, with Conversations On Orthodoxy, recently interviewed me regarding my conversion to the Orthodox Christian Faith. An audio recording of the interview is available online. Here is a transcript of the interview: Mark Bradshaw: Welcome to another Conversation on Orthodoxy. Deacon … Continue reading

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Orthodox Ash Wednesday

This video shows the imposition of ashes during an Ash Wednesday service on March 20, 2013, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois: The Antiochian Orthodox Church offers this explanation of Orthodox Ash Wednesday on their website: Orthodox Ash … Continue reading

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Orthodox Chrismation – Western Rite

Five new communicants at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois

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Orthodox Baptism – Western Rite

Five new dripping-wet members of Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois

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