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 7, 2011. St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological […]

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 […]

12 Sayings of Elder Porphyrios

It’s Christmas Lent and we are to prepare for Nativity. This might help: Recent Comments Book Review – The Orthodox Dilemma: Personal Reflections On… [6] Andrew Unity is needed in one sense: heretical churches repent of their deviations…Feb 07, 5:02 PM Texas Orthodox Clergy Speak Out on Gay Marriage and… [8] Fr. Johannes Jacobse Xionis, […]

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 […]