Let me tell you a story of some people whom I personally know. It speaks to how we may behave in a very difficult economy. On Monday I visited a physician in a small town in the center of Florida. He was born in Lebanon, and speaks with an accent. But, there he is in […]
As we look at the Transfiguration, we often tend to look only at certain parts of the event. We see our Lord Jesus Christ, the fulfillment of the Old Testament, the Apostle of the Church, the High Priest of the New Covenant, and many other titles that he rightfully has. We see Moses, who stands […]
Just in time for fasting season, follow this link to an easy-to-make Hummus recipe by Fr. Peter-Michael Preble. If you enjoy it, leave a comment on his blog please.
What we call fasting among the Orthodox is called abstinence among Protestants. Abstinence is the abstaining from certain foods, which is what we do during our fasting periods. Fasting, for Protestants, is not only abstaining, but going the next step and diminishing the amount of food that you take in. It is what we would […]
Well, the Dormition Fast is coming up beginning this Friday. Goodbye lechoncito, Cuban sandwich, ropa vieja, flan, etc. I am convinced that Latinos suffer more from our Orthodox fasts because we use so many of the non-fasting ingredients in our food. We can do more with beef, pork, goat, lamb, chicken, cheese, milk, sugar, olives, […]