Readings by the Lake

I had the joy to spend 2 days at a secluded Trinity Alps lake with a Kindle, finally finding the time to catch up on reading spiritual books I had purchased a while back. A new discovery is Fr Spyridon Bailey of England who writes beautiful and inspiring books with a uniquely gifted prose. He […]

Praying for those who have died: Notes from Dormition

In this article, I will use my notes from the sermon delivered on the Feast of the Dormition (Falling Asleep) of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary (August 15, 2018). My purpose here is the explore a simple question: can and should we pray for the dead? Should we address them or include them in our […]