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Is the Church a “Reality” for you?

Someone once said, when asked why they find it so important to attend church regularly, that they go to church because for them; "The church is where I find my reality."  Wow...what a statement.  Not only [...]

By |July 18th, 2011|Categories: Reflections|Comments Off on Is the Church a “Reality” for you?

The Result of Thanksgiving

When you are generous to another person, you are not bestowing a gift, but repaying a debt.  Everything you possess materially comes from God, who created all things.  And every spiritual and moral virtue you [...]

By |May 16th, 2011|Categories: Reflections|Comments Off on The Result of Thanksgiving

Are you an instrument of belief?

Al-Massiah Qam! Hakan Qam! Christ is Risen!  Indeed He is Risen! In the gospel of St. John, chapter 20, we learn that eight days after the Apostle Thomas doubted Christ's resurrection... Christ, Himself miraculously appeared before [...]

By |May 9th, 2011|Categories: Reflections|Comments Off on Are you an instrument of belief?

Christ is The New Passover.

Al-Massiah Qam!  Christos Anesti!  Christ is Risen! It is because of Christ's glorious third day Resurrection that Christians all around the world celebrate Easter.  The greek word for Easter is Pascha, which is literally translated "Passover,"  and has been celebrated [...]

By |April 26th, 2011|Categories: Reflections|0 Comments