Monday, March 07, 2011
When did fasting begin? Did Jesus start the whole thing off? The righteous and the repentant fasted in the Old Testament. Well, what about Abraham then? Fr. Gregory Hallam argues that humankind was taught to fast right from the very beginning, in the Garden of Eden.
Sunday, March 06, 2011
Are you ready for Lent? On a new The Opinionated Tailor, Kh. Krista West shares some advice on how to make the most of your Lenten journey.
Saturday, March 05, 2011
From the archives, Fr. Irenei Steenberg (then Fr. Dn. Matthew Steenberg), explores a series of patristic texts that deal with the imperative of forgiveness, and the need to forgive as the gateway into the life offered by Christ in the Church.
In 2 episodes of Speaking the Truth in Love, Fr. Tom Hopko talks about the 2 aspects of Forgiveness Sunday - the expulsion of Adam and the importance of forgiveness. The talk on the expulsion is below and the talk on forgiveness is HERE.
Friday, March 04, 2011
The Hogar Rafael Ayau Orthodox Orphanage in Guatemala City, Guatemala, needs your assistance. Here Bobby Maddex talks with Mother Abbess Ines about the increasingly desperate situation in which the orphanage finds itself. Click here to learn more about the Hogar, and click here to find out how you can help.