African Saints & Feast Days

OBSERVING THE FEAST DAYS OF THE AFRICAN SAINTS Why observe the African Saints?  Every Christian community and nation celebrates its ancient heroes of the faith.  St. Patrick among the Irish, St. Vladimir of the Russians, even the Alaskan Native St. Peter the Aleutian; all of these peoples embrace their ancient fathers and mothers of the … More African Saints & Feast Days

My Wife Came Home

When I decided to leave the Baptist church and convert to Orthodoxy, my wife was understandably concerned. First, there was the loss of income we would suffer as I would be leaving my pastoral salary.  I would have to be Orthodox for at least five years to be considered for ordination to the priesthood and … More My Wife Came Home