Archives for December 2010

St. Matthew Passion NY City Premiere Set for February 2011

Deborah Belonick, Advancement Information Officer, St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, 914-961-8313 ext 363, 914-961-4507 FAX, [SVOTS Communications • Yonkers, NY] The English-language U.S. premiere of the St. Matthew Passion, by renowned Russian Orthodox composer and churchman Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, will debut in New York City on February … [Read more...]

Can There Be Morality Without God?

Introductory remarks given at the debate held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. By: Fr. Hans Jacobse I want to thank the Orthodox Christian Fellowship and the Secular Student Alliance of UMBC for their invitation to debate this evening. I am looking forward to a healthy and vigorous debate that is not only academically interesting, but I think is one of the central questions … [Read more...]

12 Sayings of Elder Porphyrios

It's Christmas Lent and we are to prepare for Nativity. This might help: … [Read more...]

If by Rudyard Kipling

I ran across this poem I read years ago. It is still good, actually even more meaningful the older I get. If If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or … [Read more...]