Dear Reader, As we enter the 40 day Nativity fast I want to ask my Brothers and Sisters in Christ to maintain vigilance and to keep an eye on each other (and me): correct each other out of love as we fast, and remember; 'What good is it if we fast, but bite and devour … Continue reading Repentance.

Orthodox Pilgrimage to Saint Winefride’s Well 05/10/2019

We just got back from our first Pilgrimage. We went to Saint Winefride's Well in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales. She was an early Saint who was executed for rejecting a local prince's advances, she was beheaded as a virgin, and a well was miraculously sprung where her head landed, she was then later resurrected and kept … Continue reading Orthodox Pilgrimage to Saint Winefride’s Well 05/10/2019

Philosophy does not save.

My background is in Philosophy, and I struggled with this for about five years. These TradCaths used to have my sympathy, but they walk with Aristotle stuck in their ears: if you do struggle with Intellectual Paganism, please read Saint Gregory Palamas's Philosophy does not save. On why Orthodox commentators keep using Barlaam as an … Continue reading Philosophy does not save.