Tag Archives: Lent

Entering the Paschal Season, 2013

Well, hello there. It’s been a while. A year or two? Must be two. I recall spending last year remodeling a bathroom during Pascha. No major remodels in the works this year, and I have been blessed with time to … Continue reading

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Akathist

“An akathist (Greek, akathistos) is a hymn dedicated to a saint, holy event, or one of the persons of the Holy Trinity. The word akathist itself means “not sitting.” The akathist par excellence is that written in the 6th century to the Theotokos. In its use as part of … Continue reading

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Weekly menu for the week of March 13th-March19th

Well, just like last week, things have already changed! Today is the Sunday of Orthodoxy, there’s an explanation with historical background on the following website: http://lent.goarch.org/sunday_of_orthodoxy/learn/ But, here’s the short version: For a while, way back when, Christians were not … Continue reading

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I want to refer you to a great podcast about Lent!

I can’t figure out how to make this link show up on my blog all the time, but I’m gonna make a post about it now.  My priest’s wife, Khouria Krista West, has a great podcast on Ancient Faith Radio … Continue reading

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I Like Savory Things For Breakfast

One of the challenges I have during Lent, is figuring out what to do about breakfast. When I’m not fasting, breakfast is generally one of two things for me – a scrambled egg with toast and cream cheese or butter, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Vespers

First of all, I’m happy to say that I talked to some friends at church about my blog today, and they thought it was a really good idea, were interested in reading it, and were looking forward to contributing their … Continue reading

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What is Lent?

I was gonna write this big, long thing about Lent and hope I got everything right – which leads me to the following disclaimer: Disclaimer: Everything I write here is accurate to the best of my knowledge. Under no circumstances … Continue reading

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