Orthodox Christianity

HCHC Senior Trip 2011 – Constantinople

Posted by on July 24, 2011 at 11:36 am

The seven days I was in Constantinople/Istanbul was the most moving, exhausting, and colorful part of the pilgrimage. We arrived by bus and went for lunch at the Phanar. Then we visited the small Church of St. Nicholas, one of the 75 still functioning Orthodox churches (served by just 24 priests) in Istanbul. The single […]

The Six Winged Seraphim

Posted by on May 11, 2011 at 7:10 am

  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 […]

Holy Week at Holy Cross/Hellenic College

Posted by on April 14, 2009 at 6:21 am

I hope everyone will enjoy these pictures I’m posting from Holy Week. I wasn’t able to add much to the services, so this is my offering for the week. I’m sure I must have annoyed everyone moving around the chapel and taking flash shots in people’s faces, but I tried hard to take picture that […]

Pascha’s End

Posted by on April 16, 2007 at 9:38 am

Christ is Risen! Pascha has come and gone again. The bright sadness of Lent has ended and Orthodox Christians across the world are living in the newness of Christ’s Resurrection. I was able to go to all of the Holy Week services except Holy Tuesday. On Thursday there was a rather long service for the […]