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The Six Winged Seraphim

May 11, 2011

  The Hebrew seraphim is the plural form of seraph, meaning fiery or burning. The first known use of the word comes in the Biblical Old Testament once in Isaiah 6:2, 6 – v2 – Above it stood the seraphim: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he […]

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Christ is Risen! Pascha 2011

April 30, 2011

I had a great Holy Week and Pascha this year. This was one of the best ones I’ve had since my very first, and maybe also my first at seminary. I went for most of the services to Holy Resurrection in Alston, my semi-regular parish in Boston. The church is a Bulgarian parish, so they […]

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NEWS: Greece to ban ROC national flag in fair over ‘snub’ in Expo

April 29, 2011

A little War of the Roses between Greece and Taiwan after a flower show.¬† Nothing very significant¬† about it, just a funny row between my two favorite countries.     The China Post news staff–Greece reportedly is retaliating against Taiwan for being snubbed at the just concluded Taipei International Flora Expo. The Ministry of Foreign […]

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Catching Up on Photographs from Holy Cross

April 12, 2011

These are the new pictures I’ve added to the photo album. WordPress makes this super easy.    

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First New Website Blog Post

April 12, 2011

This is my post on my new blog. My old blog had become too complex for my busy lifestyle and no one was reading it anyway. I got used to using WordPress for my other, far more interesting blog Far Eastern Transfigurations and found it was easy to work with, so I’ve spent the last […]

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Holy Week and Pascha Photo Montage

April 28, 2009

  A photo montage of my best pictures from Holy Week and Pascha. High Def video at my YouTube page.            

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Greek Independence Day Parade

April 27, 2009

Today there was a parade for Greek Independence Day. The actual day of Greek independence was on Annunciation in the middle of Lent, a time when we don’t celebrate much, so the parade was today. I can’t say I’m a fan of nationalism in any form, but I can enjoy participating with people in things […]

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