Tackling the differences among the Gregorian, Julian, and Appalachian Calendars concerning the date of Christmas is nothing new -- and can be quite the tongue twister.
Antiochians - Running on Empty?
In this short commentary, Fr Joseph finds himself strapped to a chair, under bright lights, and being interrogated until he is rescued by ... Jackson Browne?
Pop Songs of Peculiar Paschas
From clerical-collar-wearing altar boys, to postpartum Paschal choir directors, to (apparently) Alice Cooper and KISS attending the Paschal Matins ... Fr. Joseph's seen it all. And you've never heard the Good…
‘Twas the Week Before Nativity
Just a few more days until the Nativity feast. With the fast, the shopping, the preparations....how are you doin'? Let us prepare? Yes. But regardless of how prepared we…
Back When Christmas Was Younger
The entries are in, the votes have been tallied—thanks to all who participated! We have three "winners"—Erin, Alex, and Adam—a kid's story, and some…
The Kingdom of God? You’re Going to Hell! (Blogs)
What's the difference between Orthodox Christians' participation on the internet and, say, secular scoundrels? Sometimes, it seems, not much. In this encore episode, Fr. Joseph admits that his foot has…