Hearts and Minds:
The Mystical Garden
With the synaxion of the Theotokos freshly celebrated, Fr. John reflects on Mary, the mother of our Lord.
A Normal Orthodox Christmas
The celebration of the Enfleshing of God at Christmas is nothing less than a Divine Invasion of Creation by the Creator for the purpose of rescuing all of Humanity.
Pilgrims from Paradise:
Christmas Remembered - Part 1
In this now-traditional annual story, Matthew takes us back to the week before Christmas, 1964 and recounts the tale of a young boy and his mother's love.