Well, Father Orthoduck must admit that, uhm, he embarrassed himself again. Sunday, in preparation for Pascha, Father Orthoduck was helping out the parish priest by preparing the Proskomedia. If you want to know how that is prepared, you can go here. For those of you not that interested, it is when the priest prepares the […]
Are you so geek that you wonder about the legal implications of superheroes, supervillains, and–yes–zombies? Well, Father Orthoduck found the following interesting article which had among its comments: Turning into a zombie isn’t exactly fun, but there could be one advantage: You may not be legally responsible for whoever you kill and eat while in the […]
By now we have all read about the travails of the Carnival Triumph cruise ship. We have seen the photographs of the passangers bunking on the deck, and even of the buckets of human waste in stairwells. Talk about an experience that reminds one of the tales of the Flying Dutchman, except with a much […]
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Father Orthoduck is an unabashed space geek. He reads science fiction. He even believes that Galaxy Questis a movie worth watching over and over again as a hilarious send-off of Star Trek. And, yes, he even gets a guilty pleasure from watching Spaceballs […]
Father Orthoduck admits that there is nothing theological or particularly Orthodox about the above PSA. But, he enjoyed the Canadian approach to CPR awareness. First the CDC and now the Canadians. Zombies are certainly popular. Make sure you take a CPR course from your local health agency or the Red Cross.
The video above sadly illustrates a hidden reality in various congregations, a reality that is usually carefully hidden. Evangelists, such as Billy Graham have decried that for decades. ““Eleven o’clock Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America,” declared civil-rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., in a well-known line he used a number of […]
From the Centers for Disease Control: Florida ranked fourth in the nation with 1,707 tuberculosis cases reported in 1992 for a rate of 12.7 per 100,000 population. Thirteen percent of these patients had AIDS. Recent cases in prisons, shelters, hospitals and schools have stimulated interest and media coverage. Resurgence of strains of multiple-drug resistant tuberculosis […]
WARNING, RANT BY FR. ORTHODUCK AHEAD: As you all know power outages are still going strong in parts of the East. It now turns out that there will be people in the USA out of power for over a week by the time power is restored. It has been interesting, therefore, to read an article […]
For those of you who are Orthodox, the oldest icons show monks wearing hoods. The modern veil that a monk wears in Orthodoxy is a direct descendant of the hood.
What the comic says is accurate. Less than half of currently serving USA servicemen and servicewomen think that we are likely to succeed in Afghanistan. But, we have a definition problem in the USA. The person on the left asking the questions is a reporter from an ostensibly neutral network. Nevertheless, as you can see […]