How glad it makes me feel at night, When sitting on my mother's knee, To hear her whisper "You've done right, And tried my gentle child to be." But then I feel ashamed and sad If I've been cross and disobeyed, Or if my selfish way I've had When I with other children played. So … Continue reading Cousin Hatty on Doing Right
From the Federalist, the statues of the Civil War commanders are now under wraps. Read the article here. Charlottesville has a tendency to put up bad modern art, and these look like new entries— entitled “Moral Cowardice.” This completes the kind of magical thinking behind the Confederate statues campaign: if we cover the idols of the old … Continue reading Non-PC Statues under wraps
Eleni Sakellis August 15, 2017 The Panagia and Christ Child icon. Photo by Eleni Sakellis NEW YORK – The Kimisis tis Theotokou or the Dormition of the Theotokos on August 15, is also known as the Pascha of Summer, celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, when the Holy Mother of Jesus Christ and therefore, the … Continue reading Kimisis August 15th
From Dr Briggs’ General Introduction to the Study of Holy Scripture, published by Scribner's 1899. You can read it on Google or archive.org where they let you download it. Google has stopped a lot of that, but that's a sick company anyways. 1. Biblical Study is the most important of all studies, for it is … Continue reading Why make a study of the bible?
As it is the custom of the Church, on the day after every great Feast, we honour those through whom it came to pass, examples are: our Lady on the day after the Lord's Nativity, Joachim and Anna after our Lady's Nativity, the holy Baptist the day after Theophany, and so forth So it no … Continue reading Monday for the Holy Ghost, day after Pentecost
Reading After the Saviour's Ascension into the Heavens, the eleven Apostles and the rest of His disciples, the God-loving women who followed after Him from the beginning, His Mother, the Holiest Virgin Mary, and His brethren-all together about 120 souls returned from the Mount of Olives to Jerusalem. Entering into the house where they gathered, … Continue reading Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017