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Symbol or reality?

Today, in The Byzantine Lists: Errors of the Latins by Tia M. Kolbaba, I...

Saint Fiacc’s hymn on St Patrick

The Hymn of Fiacc is one of the few accepted primary sources for the life of...

Newsletter from the Philippines

It’s hard to believe I have already been in Santa Maria for four months!

A temple in Iceland — but not for worship

“We see the stories as poetic metaphors and a manifestation of the forces of nature and human psychology.”

Why is Charlie Hebdo news while Nigeria isn’t?

Why is the world in shock over the murder of a handful of French blasphemers by Muslim radicals while hundreds were slaughtered by Boko Haram in Nigeria this week with hardly a peep in the news?

Philippine Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church

A Vehicle for the Mission

A Vehicle for the Mission

Help the Philippine Mission reach Orthodox Christians all across southern Mindanao!

Visit to Kiamba and Maitum

Some photos of the Aglipayan church of St Joseph, in Kiamba. This parish is preparing to be received into the Church. This week I stayed with […]

Brave missionary survives attack by tropical carnivores!!

Brave missionary survives attack by tropical carnivores!!

While staying at Kiamba this week, I had this encounter with local carnivorous wildlife!

Baptisms and Divine Liturgy at Polomolok

Baptisms and Divine Liturgy at Polomolok

Protection of the Theotokos Orthodox Church has had its first Divine Liturgy!

Baptisms and Liturgy at Kiblawan

Baptisms and Liturgy at Kiblawan

This morning, after a process of catechism and preparation, we finally got to welcome the community at San Pedro, Kiblawan into the Church through baptism, and […]