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I’ve actually been meaning to sit down and write this reflection for almost a year now, but have not gotten around to it until today for whatever reason. Last May it dawned on me that I was coming up on … Continue reading
So here are translations I have attempted of the Prayer to the Life-Giving Cross from the Russian Orthodox tradition into Latin, Hebrew and Greek. I am particularly uncertain of the Greek, since it is least familiar to me: Exsurgat Deus, … Continue reading
I was looking for a hymn about this incident from Scripture the other day and could not find one, so I decided to compose one myself: Three days missing, in the Temple, Jesus Christ at last is found, Asking questions … Continue reading
I ended up writing a second hymn on Holy Saturday after I posted the first one, and I forgot to post on here until now. It is a versified form of the Eastern Orthodox Aposticha for Holy Saturday: Lo! From … Continue reading
I was reflecting on today, Holy Saturday, the Great Sabbath on which our Lord rested in the tomb after His Passion. Also, this and Good Friday are the only two days of the year where the Holy Sacrifice of the … Continue reading
Over the past few months, I have noticed a growing sensitivity on my part to the frequency with which people – including otherwise devout Christians – will take the Lord’s Name in vain. I think it started when I caught … Continue reading
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