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Rain in the Desert

Rain in the Desert

Mother’s Day

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Fr. Apostolos shares about the ministry and mystery of motherhood.

As I have grown older in recent years, so much so apparently that my older brother is mistaken for my younger brother, I have had a recurring dream that gives me a great deal of comfort coupled with melancholy. It is a dream of very ordinary things, of happy days spent together with our family in those now distance years when all of our children where all of our children were still living under our roof. And the dream takes many forms, sometimes wrapped in the festive…

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Our Bodies are God’s Property

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Fr. Apostolos shares from 1 Corinthians 3, reminding us that our bodies belong to the Lord, "The temple of God is holy, and that is what you are."

I am sure you are aware NFL preseason football is underway and college football will begin very soon and sports retailers are stocking their shelves with team merchandise for the new season. Even I once designed a T-shirt for our cathedral GOYA youth group in Denver that was patterned in the widely used “property of” athletic T-shirts associated with professional and college sports teams in our case.

The T-shirts read, “Property of the Assumption Metropolis…

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Role Models

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Fr. Apostolos encourages us to let the light of Christ shine through us.

In 1993, there was a bit of a controversy on television and in the media when “Sir” Charles Barkley—he calls himself the “Round Mound of Rebound,” if you follow basketball—said in a Nike television ad that he is not a role model. You might remember this. It was quite the stir. He said, “I am not a role model.” Now, of course, what he meant was quite correct: he ought not be a role model, and as we found out…

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